NCAA Final Four® Parking and Transit Information

How to get to and from all the major venues during the Final Four.

Final Four activities will be held all over Downtown Minneapolis. With all the events happening just a few short blocks from each other, our compact city makes it easy to enjoy all the fun. From the convenience of the light rail and skyway systems, to parking tips and more, this guide will help you navigate the city and Final Four events.

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Transit:

For all bus routes and stops, including weekday express buses, visit the Metro Transit website.


The Armory


Photo by: Tyler Allix

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Transit:

  • Light Rail: Blue/Green Line, stop U.S Bank Stadium Station
  • Bus: 5, 9, 14, 19, 22, 39, 134, 721, 724

For all bus routes and stops, including weekday express buses, visit the Metro Transit website.

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Transit:

  • Light Rail: Blue/Green line, stop Nicollet Mall Station, walk 15 minutes South.
  • Bus Routes - 9, 10, 11, 17, 18, 25, 146, 600 (Red Route), 603, 643, 645, 824, 825

For all bus routes and stops, including weekday express buses, visit the Metro Transit website.

Tips:

  • Free bus rides are available on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis and to and from the Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC). This gives you an easy way to go from one end of town to the other – for free! The free service on selected routes between Grant Street and Washington Avenue is offered on buses marked "Free Ride." Other buses on Nicollet – and all within the Downtown Zone – charge 50¢. Free-ride buses leave every 10 minutes on weekdays and every 15 to 30 minutes on weekends. Buses on Nicollet stop every other block between 5th and 13th Streets.
  • MCC is accessible by skyway.

Events:

Parking:

Transit:

  • Light Rail: Blue/Green Line, stop Nicollet Mall Station, walk 10 minutes South.
  • Bus Routes - 10, 11, 17, 18, 25, 59, 645

For all bus routes and stops, including weekday express buses, visit the Metro Transit website.

Tips:

  • Free bus rides are available on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis and to and from the Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC). This gives you an easy way to go from one end of town to the other – for free! The free service on selected routes between Grant Street and Washington Avenue is offered on buses marked "Free Ride." Other buses on Nicollet – and all within the Downtown Zone – charge 50¢. Free-ride buses leave every 10 minutes on weekdays and every 15 to 30 minutes on weekends. Buses on Nicollet stop every other block between 5th and 13th Streets.
  • Only buses are allowed to drive on Nicollet.