Elevation: 848 feet
Area: 35.5 square miles
Location: Located just south of Minneapolis and the intersections of I-35W and I-494
Nearest Cities: Minneapolis (9.5 miles)
Time Zone: Bloomington is located in the Central Time Zone (when it's noon in Bloomington, it's 1:00pm in New York City and 10:00am in Los Angeles. Bloomington observes Daylight Savings Time from April - October.
Bloomington is lucky to have four distinct seasons. The summer is very comfortable with high temperatures near 80 degrees. Winter is also a great time of year for those who enjoy snow-related activities. Spring has the most rain, nourishing the earth and the flowers. Fall is the perfect time to enjoy the colors of the season as the leaves turn and the cooler temperatures return. Whatever the season, Bloomington has something for every visitor to experience and enjoy.
How to Get There:
Minneapolis-St. Paul International (code MSP) is the closest airport to Bloomington. It is one of the busiest airports in the world, with more than a half million takeoffs and landings each year. MSP has been ranked among the top five airports worldwide for overall customer satisfaction. The airport is served my most of the major airlines, many regional carriers as well as a variety of charter operators. There are two main terminals at the airport.
Bloomington is easily accessible by car as it is conveniently located just south of Minneapolis at the intersections of I-35W and I-494
Amtrak does not serve Bloomington
Greyhound Bus Lines serves Bloomington at the following location:
How to Get Around:
Bloomington is serviced by Metro Transit
560 Sixth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411
Call for schedules and additional information
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