The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee has released its "Know Before You Go" plan, which includes a range of transportation information and options.
Here is a guide to getting around the Twin Cities during the 10-day period of festivities leading up to the Feb. 4 game:
The skyway system will be available for those wanting to get to and from Super Bowl events in downtown Minneapolis. Some skyways will have extended hours of operation, Super Bowl-related signs and volunteers to help guide visitors, and extended access to parking garages.
Street closures for events related to the Super Bowl may affect your drive into Minneapolis.
Routes affected by closures include:
View a map provided by the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee regarding road closures below.
The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee recommends those traveling from the west to take Highway 55 to North 7th Street or eastbound Interstate 394. Those coming from the east are encouraged to take westbound Interstate 94 to South 7th Street. The recommended routes for drivers from the south are northbound Interstate 35W to 5th Avenue South or Hiawatha Avenue to South 7th Street. Drivers from the north are encouraged to take southbound Interstate 35W to Washington Avenue South, eastbound I-94 to 4th Street or Highway 65 to 3rd Avenue South.
View a map provided by the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee regarding routes into downtown below.
Those planning to park downtown will be able to use the roughly 65,000 parking spots available. Visitors may pre-purchase a parking spot for events downtown at a guaranteed rate. The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee reports that information will be available starting in mid-December. Additionally, the city has about 8,000 metered spots throughout the city. Those spaces have varying time restrictions and rates. Those using metered parking spots can pay for them using the MPLSPARKING Mobile App, quarter or dollar coins, or credit and debit cards (American Express, Visa and MasterCard are accepted.)
Those who want to park at U.S. Bank Stadium on gameday will be able to purchase parking permits beginning Dec. 12 at 8 a.m. on the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee's website. Permits are priced as follows:
BY BUS OR LIGHT RAIL
Metro Transit will have special passes available for those planning to travel into Minneapolis for Super Bowl activities. Those interested can purchase and download the passes to mobile devices via the Metro Transit app in the App Store or Google Play.
Metro Transit will also make park and ride services available. Rides will occur every 30 minutes from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Jan. 27, 28 and Feb. 3. The cost for a one-way trip is $2.50. Otherwise, riders can purchase an All-Day Pass or Ultimate Fan Pass. There are four main park and ride locations for riders to use to get to Super Bowl events:
Additionally, Metro Transit will have free travel opportunities along 5th Street downtown. Look for a "Free Ride" display on the windshield of those buses.
Metro Transit also offers complete accessibility for those with disabilities and also provides paratransit via Metro Mobility. Those interested in more information can call 713-225-0119.
BY TAXI OR RIDESHARE SERVICE
Visitors can choose from a variety of taxi companies should they wish to take a taxi from place to place:
Ridesharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, will also be available. Those rides can be reserved through their respective mobile apps.