Northstar Commuter Rail

Northstar Commuter Rail

Minnesota’s First Commuter Rail Service

As Minnesota’s first commuter rail service, Northstar trains operate along a 40-mile route between Big Lake and downtown Minneapolis. Stations are located in: 

  • Anoka
  • Big Lake
  • Coon Rapids-Riverdale
  • Downtown Minneapolis, adjacent to the Minnesota Twins’ ballpark - Target Field
  • Elk River
  • Fridley
  • Ramsey

Northstar Commuter Rail is a great addition to communities along the Northstar Corridor, providing commuters and businesses a smart, convenient and safe transportation option.

Anoka Station

Anoka’s station is located at the corners of 4th Avenue and Johnson Street and 4th Avenue and Pierce Street - 2718 4th Avenue The Anoka Station has a three-level, 344 space, parking ramp and a pedestrian overpass. The station also has bicycle lockers. Ticket machines are available at the station and take cash, credit or debit.

Please visit the Metropolitan Council Northstar Commuter Rail page for general information on the Anoka Station.

Get on board!