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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Bus Services & Schedules

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Bus Schedule

Sunday Service - Morning Run from Live Active to Dining Center and Campus Core, Aldi, Wal-Mart, Eagle Lake and back 1 hour round trip




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Check out the 22 bus shelter locations around campus!

Bus Services

Before you decide to purchase a parking permit...

  • Campus bus service includes buses each class day. One is the Campus Express Bus Route #1, a 22 minute route which goes through the campus out to nearby apartment complexes and back again until 10 PM. The Route #8 bus, on campus "circulator", is funded from parking funds and travels through campus & lots 20-23. There are also special routes to Stadium Heights and James Avenue. See bus schedule.
  • Bus Schedule Fall 2018 & Spring 2019 (PDF)
  • Nighttime service is provided by the Campus Express Bus to the nearby apartment complexes as part of its 22 minute route run Monday-Thursday until 10 pm.
      • The Red Eye Shuttle operates by circling around campus and out to the far lots (Lots 21-23). The Red Eye Shuttle operates at these times:
          • Monday - Thursday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, 11:00pm - midnight (one shuttle); 6:00pm - 11:00pm (two shuttles)
          • Sunday from 5 pm to 11 pm
          • Free Service
          • Does not operate during breaks, summers, and holidays
  • Stomper Express bus service is a special dedicated bus route from the campus out to the River Hills Mall, Wal-Mart, and other retail outlets miles from the campus. The Stomper Express is a joint venture funded by the City of Mankato and Minnesota State University, Mankato. The Stomper Express operates at these times:
    • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 6pm - 11 PM
    • The rides are free for all MSU MavCard users but $1.50 per ride for all others.
  • Regular city wide routes:
    • Monday - Friday from 6:30 AM to 6 PM
    • Saturday from approximately 10am to 4:30pm