Ramp-Ride-Fly FAQ

Q. Why would I want to park in Downtown Minneapolis and then use the Light Rail to get to the airport?

A. You are guaranteed a parking space at Ramp A. You will save big, only $3/day after the first day. You can then take the Light Rail Train direct to the Lindbergh Terminal or the Humphrey Terminal.

Q. How is this program priced compared to parking at the airport or other surrounding park & fly lots?

A. Much less! You will pay only $3/day after the first day when you park at Ramp A (with a minimum 3 day stay). And, a ticket on the Light Rail Train will only cost you $1.75 or $2.25 during rush hours. This means money in your pocket!!!

Q. How do I make a reservation to use Ramp-Ride-Fly?

A. You will need to complete an on-line form and provide credit card information (Visa, Mastercard or American Express only) in order to make a reservation. You will receive a confirmation e-mail. Please print and carry with you on your trip. Reservation must be made at least 72 hours prior to your departure.

Q. How often does the train run between the downtown stations and the airport?

A. The trains run frequently. Find specific LRT route and schedule information at metrotransit.org.

Q What if I extend my travel plans?

A. Give us a call at 612-343-7275 and let us know your return date so that we can update our system and alert our security team.

Q. Will my vehicle be towed if I don't return on the exact date I specified in my reservation request?

A. No. You will not be towed but we strongly encourage you to call us in advance. You will continue to receive the discounted daily parking rate up to day 16. After 16 days, the full daily rate is enforced.

Q. What happens if my flight is delayed and I don't return until after hours? Does the Light Rail Train run after midnight? Will I still be able to access the parking ramp?

A. If you return after hours, please call our security team at 612-343-PARK (7275) and let them know you approximate time of arrival. They will provide a security escort to your car. The last train leaves the Mall of America around 1:30am and doesn't run again until 4am. You may need to take a cab or call someone to pick you up at the airport.

Q. What if I lose my ticket upon arrival?

A. With the reservation system, you will use your credit card to drive in and out of Ramp A, so you won;t have to worry about keeping track of a ticket.

Q. Why do I have to swipe my card to gain access and exit the ramp?

A. With our automated equipment, your credit card is your means of access in and out of the ramp. You can travel without worrying about losing a ticket.

Q. How close are these ramps to the Light Rail Train Station? Will I have to walk outside?

A. Ramp C is within sight of the Light Rail Train. You'll only have to walk a few steps in order to get to the station.

Q. What if I have to cancel my reservation?

A. Call us at 612-339-PARK (7275) at least 24 hours in advance to cancel without penalty.

Q. Where is the entrance to Ramp A?

A. Ramp A is at 101 N. 9th Street in Downtown Minneapolis. Go back to the reservation page for a link to a map.

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