The closest major airport is Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, located in Minneapolis, MN, about 29 miles from the center of Northfield, MN.
The public transportation service in Northfield is provided by Northfield Transit, which is a `convenient, safe and friendly transportation service provided by the City of Northfield.` The service runs Monday through Saturday and includes Dial-A-Ride for curb-to-curb bus service between requested locations. The standard one-way fare is $1. There is also a Jefferson Lines connection, which is $4 (one way).
Besides Northfield Transit, one can also drive, ride the bike or walk to get around in Northfield, depending on the distance.
Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!
From Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport: Head southwest on Glumack Dr and continue onto Airport Ser Rd. Continue onto Glumack Dr and take the ramp onto MN-5 W. Merge onto I-494 W and take exit 2C for MN-77 S. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Killebrew Dr and merge onto MN-77 S. Take the exit onto I-35E S toward Albert Lea and continue onto I-35 S. Take exit 69 for MN-19, toward Northfield/New Prague, and turn left at MN-19 E/Co Rd 46/Lonsdale Blvd W. Turn left at Division St S and right at 2nd St S. Take the 2nd left onto S College St. Carleton College will be on the left.