Met Council Sets Fares for Northstar Line
The Metropolitan Council set fares for the 40-mile Northstar Line Wedbesday, based on distance between each station and downtown Minneapolis.
Northstar is the region’s first commuter-rail line and is expected to carry 3,400 riders each weekday during its first year of operation.
The weekday fares, one way, between downtown Minneapolis and the five suburban stations are:
Big Lake – $7.00 (introductory fare); $8.00 (at or within 12 months)
Elk River – $5.50 (introductory fare); $6.00 (at or within 12 months)
Anoka – $4.00
Coon Rapids –$4.00
Fridley – $3.25
For customers not traveling downtown, the one-way fare between stations is $3.25.
The Northstar Line will be the region’s first commuter rail line set to begin operation late this year. Click here to see tables with details on all these fares.