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 Student Transportation

Learn about the methods of transportation available in Winona.
The Winona community offers several means of transportation both to and from and within Winona.

Information about the available transportation services is listed below.

Transportation to and from Winona:


Amtrak’s Empire Builder Route
Departs east for La Crosse, Milwaukee, Chicago, etc. 10:11 a.m. daily
Departs west for St. Paul-Minneapolis, Fargo, etc., 7:50 p.m. daily
65 East Mark Street Winona, MN 55987 (station is three blocks from campus)

Go Carefree Shuttle
Six departures daily to La Crosse, Rochester, the Minneapolis Airport (MSP) and the Mall of America
(pick-up at Sheehan Hall; reservations required) (608-781-5181)

Jefferson Lines—College Connection
Daily to St. Paul, Minneapolis, La Crosse, Madison, Milwaukee, etc.
(pick-up at Sheehan Hall; ticket required)

Facebook Rideboard
For commuters and one-time drivers and riders

Transportation within Winona:

WSU Shuttle Service: Main Campus, Lourdes, Tau, & East Lake (free)
Select “WSU Shuttle Service” at

Safe Ride (free) & City Bus Service: (student discounts available) Google “Winona City Transit.”

Bicycles: Over 40% of WSU students living in Winona have a bike here.

WSU Purple Bike Program: (free at the Student Resource Center) Bikes may be checked out by the day.

WSU Bike Station: (free – basement of Lucas Hall, south entrance) Students can maintain and repair their bikes at the WSU Bike Station.

WSU Bike Registration: (free) Select “Bicycle Registration” at

Yellow Cab Company: 507-452-3331

Economy Cab: 507-454-7433

Membership discounts for all WSU students
Gas and insurance included – low hourly and daily rates
Zip across town for groceries or spend the weekend in Minneapolis  
Reserve online or using your mobile device – in seconds
Cars located on campus – 24/7 self-service access