Maps and Directions
Directions to Campus
Macalester College is located at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Snelling Avenue in St. Paul.
The Admissions Office is located at:
62 Macalester Street
St. Paul, MN, 55105 USA
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Visitor parking is located directly across the street from the Admissions Office, on the street and in parking lots at the end of Macalester Street.
By Plane, Bus, and Train
The Twin Cities boasts one of the largest public transportation systems in the country. If you are arriving in town by plane, bus or train, the campus is accessible by Metro Transit. Fares range from $2.25 to $3.50, depending on the time of day.
From the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)
Take the METRO Blue Line light rail northbound (in the Downtown Minneapolis direction) to the 46th Street Station. Transfer to the A Line (bus rapid transit) or the #84 bus northbound to the stop at Snelling Avenue and Grand Avenue (Approximately 35-45 minutes).
From Union Depot in St. Paul
This location is the drop-off point for Amtrak trains and Jefferson Lines, Greyhound, and Megabus buses. From there, take the #63 Metro Transit bus westbound to the stop at Grand Avenue and Snelling Avenue (Approximately 30 minutes).
By Taxi or App-Based Ride Services
If you are arriving in town by plane, bus, or train, you can also take a taxi or app-based ride service. Macalester is approximately 15 minutes from all terminals. Fares range from $20-35.
From Interstate 94, exit on Snelling Avenue and go south on Snelling Avenue to Grand Avenue. Turn right (west) on Grand Avenue and go one block. Turn left (south) on Macalester Street and follow signs to visitor parking. The Admissions Office is located at 62 Macalester Street.
From the north on Interstate 35, take 35E South into St. Paul. Exit to Interstate 94 westbound, and follow the directions above. The Admissions Office is located at 62 Macalester Street.
From the south on Interstate 35, take I-35E North into St. Paul. Exit at Ayd Mill Road (exit #104B). At second light, take a left onto Grand Avenue (westbound). One block after crossing Snelling Avenue, turn left (south) onto Macalester Street. Follow signs to visitor parking. The Admissions Office is located at 62 Macalester Street.