Located only 45 minutes northwest of Minneapolis, Buffalo is close to everything the big cities offer, yet far enough to give you that small town feeling. Buffalo serves as the seat of Wright County, Minnesota.
Minnesota State Highway 12 is approximately ten miles south of Buffalo. Minnesota State Highway State 55 runs through Buffalo east to west. Heading west on Highway 12 will take you to the northeast corner of South Dakota, and Highway 55 to Fairmount, North Dakota. County Road 25 runs north to Monticello and south to Highway 12. Monticello is a mere 15‑minute drive and access to I‑94.
Wright County is comprised of 16 cities. The cities are: Albertville, Annandale, Buffalo, Clearwater, Cokato, Delano, Hanover, Howard Lake, Maple Lake, Monticello, Montrose, Otsego, Rockford, South Haven, St. Michael and Waverly.
Buffalo is accessible by several modes of transportation including light rail, airport transfers, taxi service, and local bus service. Buffalo Airport is located within the city limits, an appealing aspect for local business ventures. Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is located 47 miles from Buffalo. MSP serves over 33 million passengers annually and ranks as the 16th busiest airport in North America. There are several options for transportation to the airport from Buffalo including taxi, limo and van services.
Northstar Commuter Rail, Minnesota’s first commuter rail line, provides commuter rail service from Big Lake to downtown Minneapolis. The Northstar station in Big Lake is a 20-minute drive from Buffalo. Connect in downtown Minneapolis to light rail service to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and Mall of America.
Trailblazer Transit provides general public transportation, which means that almost anyone can use the service for almost any reason. There are no qualifications or requirements to use the transit system.
Click here for more information. Phone: 320-864-1000 or 1-888-743-3828
- To Ride: Monday – Friday 6:30 AM – 5:30 PM
- Office Hours (Scheduling): Monday – Friday 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
- $4.00 = Rides less than 25 miles.
- $8.00 = Rides 25 miles or more.
- $2.00 = DISCOUNT RATE for rides beginning and ending entirely within the same city limits.
Buffalo Allied Transit provides weeknight public bus transportation within Buffalo city limits Monday through Friday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Cost is $1.25 each way if reserved a day in advance or $2.00 each way for same-day reservation. Buffalo Allied Transit offers a punch ticket for 22 one-way trips for $25.00. Telephone reservations to 763-477-8596.