Local transportation

Freeway System


Cold Spring is located 10 miles west of a grade-seperated diamond interchange on Interstate 94, which is the major highway of the region.  This freeway provides an improved vehicular link to Minneapolis, St. Paul, Fargo, Chicago, and Milwaukee.

Cold Spring is also served by MN State Trunk Highway 23, which is the major highway of the community.  This four-lane highway provides east-west access to the City.  Cold Spring is also served by County Roads 2 and 50, providing north-south access in and out of the City.

Mass Transit

Greyhound Bus service is available in St. Cloud, which is 15 minutes east of Cold Spring.  Executive express service to the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport is also available in St. Cloud.  There is a local charter bus service available. 

The Transit Connection has buses operating in Rural Stearns Counties five days per week. The bus service is available to the general public with no age or income requirements. All buses are handicapped accessible. Bus reservations can be made up to two weeks in advance. Bus fares are $1.25 per boarding within communities and $3.00 per boarding for rural to community trips. Rural Summer youth fare is $1.50. 

Schedules are subject to change without notice.

Operating Monday through Friday from 7 am to 4:00 pm. The Dial-A-Ride provides service within a 15 Mile radius of the Tri-CAP facilities at 1200 23rd Ave. S, Waite Park, outside of the St. Cloud Metro Bus area

For more information visit www.tricap.org or contact them at 1-800-600-7498 / 320-202-7824

Additional public transit transportation in the area.

Railroad/Truck Transportation

Amtrak passenger services are available in St. Cloud.  Cold Spring is served by most major United States truck lines as well as several private lines.

Air Transportation

St. Cloud Regional Airport offers charter, rental and leasing of places, as well as tie-down facilities for those with their own planes.  St. Cloud is located twenty miles east of Cold Spring and offers daily flights to the Minneapolis Airport.

The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport is within 90 minutes drive of Cold Spring by interstate highway.  Airport limousine service to and from this airport is available in St. Cloud.

Executive Express, located in St. Cloud offers the Cold Spring area the convenience of pick up and drop off airport shuttle service to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport. 

Lakes Express, provides Minneapolis Airport shuttle service daily serving the areas of Brainerd, Baxter, Little Falls, St. Cloud, Monticello and Elk River.