City of Mankato Transit (Bus):

Monday through Friday routes. Cash fare: $1.50, Route 5 Drops off at SCC.

For more information or to make a mobility bus reservation Call 311 or 625-RIDE (7433). See website for bus routes: 

Hiawathaland Transit Faribault

Operated by Three Rivers Community Action, buses can transport anyone anywhere within city limits! There are even a few routes between cities. Contact Hiawathaland Transit for more information about specific services. Handicap accessible. Fares range from $1.25 to $1.75. One-way rides between service areas are $3.50. Monthly Pass (Routes Only) $31 for youth/seniors 55+ and $38 for all other adults. Punch passes and tokens can be purchased at local city halls, as well as other locations - a full list of vendors can be found on this website.

Faribault route times:

  • Monday - Friday 4:30 am - 9:00 pm
  • Saturday - Sunday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Buses can make additional stops along the route, either right on the route or up to 4 blocks off of route.  Anyone who is farther than the 4 blocks off of route, can use Dial-A-Ride for their trips.


True Transit: Town Rural Urban Express Rural County-wide Public Transportation

Blue Earth, Nicollet & Le Sueur counties. Has set routes where you can schedule a ride at least two business days in advance or up to one month in advance online or calling (800) 560-1575. Passengers are expected to follow TRUE transit rules.

Passenger fares on scheduled routes are $3 one-way. Rides outside scheduled routes please contact TRUE Transit and we will do our best to accommodate your request for a premium price calculated by millage starting at $6 per one-way trip.

(800) 560-1575
Operated by Vine Faith in Action

People to Jobs

VINE coordinates employment and employment-related transportation for single parents, refugees, and other low-income workers. Transporting the young children of low-income workers to daycare when their parents go to work is an important part of the service provided. People to Jobs is a six-month transitional program designed as a stepping stone to allow workers time to develop more permanent transportation solutions. Fares from riders cover a portion of the cost.

Call to schedule a visit with a staff member
(507) 385-8127

60+ Vine Faith in Action Transportation

VINE’s Door2Door Transportation Program assists community members age 60+ living in Mankato and North Mankato when public transportation in unavailable or not easily accessible.VINE’s trained and insured volunteer drivers help older adults get to their appointments, shop, and do errands. People who do not drive or have access to public transportation need to shop, go the doctor, attend appointments, and get to their jobs.

Operated by Vine Faith in Action

(507) 387-1666
421 East Hickory Street
Mankato, MN 56001

Sponsored by the Greater Mankato United Way, Blue Earth County Employment Services, and VINE Faith in Action