Getting Around

The Duluth Transit Authority operates a number of scheduled bus routes that include access to the airport, The University of Minnesota Duluth and Park Point Recreation Area. One-way fares are $0.75 during off-peak hours, or $1.50 during peak travel periods (7am-9am and 2.30pm-6pm). Day passes are available for $4; exact change is required. Many visitors find that renting a car is the easiest way to get around Duluth, especially if they wish to explore the beautiful North Shore area. Rideshare options include Lyft and Uber.


Duluth International Airport

The airport is located seven miles (11km) northwest of Duluth.

Duluth International Airport (DLH)


The airport is located seven miles (11km) northwest of Duluth.

Getting to the city

The Duluth Transit Authority operates bus services (Route 8) throughout the week and weekend (Route 5). Limited service is available on public holidays and Sundays. Single fares are $0.75 off-peak, or $1.50 during peak travel times. Exact change is required.


GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car rental companies at the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National.

Airport Taxis

Several taxi companies operate from the airport, including Airport & Duluth Taxi and Yellow Door Taxi. It is best to book ahead via phone.


Airport services include a restaurant, coffee shop, vending machines, and conference rooms.


Parking is charged at $3 for the first hour, $5 for two hours, $9 for six hours and $13 per day. Weekly rates are $78.