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Minneapolis VA Health Care System

 

Minneapolis VA Health Care System

Minneapolis VA Health Care System

Driving Directions | Parking During our Construction 

Transportation

Many modes of transportation are available to enable patients and their families to travel to the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.  However, the medical center does NOT provide this service.  Several transportation methods are available:

The Twin Cities transit system, Metro Transit, operates a comprehensive system of bus routes throughout Minneapolis-St. Paul, with links to suburban bus systems and the METRO Blue Line (Hiawatha Light Rail), which connects downtown Minneapolis, the Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport, the Minneapolis VA Medical Center and the Mall of America.

Disabled Veterans ride free on Metro Transit by showing a Veteran's Identification Card issued by a VA Medical Center with the words "Service Connected" or "SC" below the photo. (Not valid on special service like State Fair)

Metro Mobility is a shared public transportation service for certified riders who are unable to use regular fixed-route buses due to a disability or health condition. Customers who are certified can call transportation providers to schedule their trips. > Call 651-602-1111

Cab services in the area include; Yellow Cab, Blue and White Taxi, Suburban Taxi, Red & White Taxi, Airport Cab Service.

Driving Directions

From the East (St. Paul):
Take 35E South to the West 7th/ Highway 5 Exit. Turn right at the top of the exit ramp.  Continue on 5 to the Fort Snelling exit and stay to the right as you follow the exit around. You will “Y” into traffic coming from the Mendota bridge. Move to the right and exit on 55 West. As you exit on 55 West, it will “Y” almost immediately. Stay to the left and go straight through the stoplight. You will be on Minnehaha. Follow Minnehaha to the stoplight in front of the VA and turn left into the parking lot. Visitor and Outpatient parking are located on your left.

From the Southeast:
Take 35E to 110 West. Take the 55 West/Fort Snelling exit. Go to the far right-hand lane as soon as you exit to continue on 55 West. Go over the Mendota bridge, move to the right lane and exit to follow 55 West. As you exit on 55 West, it will “Y” almost immediately. Stay to the left and go straight through the stoplight. You will be on Minnehaha. Follow Minnehaha to the stoplight in front of the VA and turn left into the parking lot. Visitor and Outpatient parking are located on your left.

From the North (Minneapolis):
Take 35 W South to 62 East. Get into the right lane on 62 and exit on 55 West. At the top of the exit ramp, turn left to continue on 55 West. Go to the stoplight (Minnehaha) and turn left. Follow Minnehaha to the stoplight in front of the VA and turn left into the lot. Visitor and outpatient parking are located on your left.

From the South:
Take 35 W North to 62 East. Get into the right lane on 62 and exit on 55 West. At the top of the exit ramp, turn left to continue on 55 West. Go to the stoplight (Minnehaha) and turn left. Follow Minnehaha to the stoplight in front of the VA and turn left into the lot. Visitor and outpatient parking are located on your left.

From the West:
Take 494 East to 35W North. Take 62 East. Get into the right lane on 62 and exit on 55 West. At the top of the exit ramp, turn left to continue on 55 West. Go to the stoplight (Minnehaha) and turn left. Follow Minnehaha to the stoplight in front of the VA and turn left into the lot. Visitor and outpatient parking are located on your left.

Parking

Our parking lots have changed due to the construction of a new parking ramp. Veteran and visitor parking is mainly located in the Veteran parking ramp located on your right as you enter on One Veterans Drive) and in Lot 6 (located on your left). Handicapped parking is readily available throughout the parking lots and ramp.
Find updated parking information by clicking here.

parking map 

a photo of minneapolis va medical center showing visitor parking and nearby light rail station


 

Location

One Veterans Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55417

Phone & Fax

Phone: 612-725-2000 Or 612-725-2000
Fax: 612-725-2049

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Coordinates:
44°54'6"N 93°12'14"W