The Minnesota Zoo is located in Apple Valley, a southern suburb of the Twin Cities, just 10 minutes south of Mall of America.
13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124
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The Minnesota Zoo is serviced by the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) bus line. With the launch of the new Red Line bus service, routes to the Zoo have changed. You can connect the Red Line at the Mall of America to the Cedar Grove Transit Station and take a connecting bus (Route 440) to the Zoo. This service is offered seven days a week, on the hour. Please contact the MVTA for bus routes and time at 612-373-3333, or visit mvta.com and use the Trip Planner.
Present your bus transfer ticket at the Zoo's ticket desk and receive $2.00 off adult/ $1.00 off child on admission.