Walk To Every Event

Buckle Up, It’s Sure To Be A Good Weekend

Hop on board one of the countless ways to move around downtown Minneapolis. From riding Metro Transit, finding Ride Share options and everything in between- here’s how to navigate the Women’s Final Four festivities.


Metro Transit

The METRO Blue Line is the best way to get from the Minneapolis – Saint Paul International Airport to downtown Minneapolis. Metro Transit provides quick and easy access to Women’s Final Four events with METRO light rail service with light rail stops at Target Field, Warehouse District/Hennepin Ave and Nicollet Mall/5th Street.

Women’s Final Four fans, be sure to exit the light rail Warehouse District/Hennepin Ave.

$1 Rides for Women’s Final Four Fans!

Buy your first $1 ride now and have access to $1 rides on Metro Transit buses and METRO lines for the Women’s Final Four and while you are in the Twin Cities. Using the Metro Transit app to pay is a fast, easy way to ride. The METRO Blue Line takes you from the airport to Mall of America and downtown Minneapolis as well as bringing you withing walking distance of many hotels along the way.

Fares are available March 27 – April 4, 2022.

NOTE: $1 fares from this promotion are valid through 11:59pm April 4, 2022. After that time unused fares will expire. There are no refunds so please only purchase the fares you will use.

To buy your first ticket and start riding, click here.

For more information on Metro Transit’s service please visit metrotransit.org.


Skyway System

Stay warm going to and from Women’s Final Four events using the Minneapolis Skyway system. The Skyways in downtown Minneapolis offer a heated indoor alternative travel alternative. 

The Skyway system is 9.5 miles of continuously connected walkways on the second level of downtown Minneapolis buildings, offering a way to cross streets while staying indoors. The origins of the skyway system date back to the 1960s, and since then they have continued to expand to a point where today you can walk continuously from the Minneapolis Convention Center to the Mississippi Riverfront without leaving the system. For a comprehensive Minneapolis skyway guide, click here

Also, be sure to download the official Minneapolis Skyway Maps app available on all iOS devices. 

Skyway System “Did You Know”

  • The city’s first skyway was opened in 1962
  • All skyways are heated to at least 55 degrees Fahrenheit year round
  • The skyway system is home to various food options.


Ride Share Locations

Ride Share drop off and pick up options will be available throughout downtown.

If you are headed to the National Semifinal or National Championship game, there is a dedicated Rideshare location for Target Center located at 1st Ave between 7th and 8th Street in the northeast lane.


Parking

If you’re driving downtown to join in on the Final Four fun, be sure to plan ahead by finding the parking ramps that make sense for you. Downtown Minneapolis has parking ramps located throughout the city’s core, including ramps near Target Center, the Minneapolis Convention Center, Nicollet and interstate exit ramps. Click here for tips on getting into downtown Minneapolis by car.