Shuttle Service

All you have to do is enjoy the ride!

Call the Mesabi Trail Shuttle Service and we’ll “portage” you and/or your gear to your hotel or vehicle – all you have to do is enjoy the ride!

Email us:  mesabi.shuttle@gmail.com
Text to:  218-780-4541

COVID-19 Policies

  • All passengers and drivers must wear masks while in shuttle vehicle
  • Group sizes up to four (friends & family) can travel together in shuttle vehicle
  • No mixing of unrelated groups
  • Shuttle fee to paid by credit card or check to avoid handling cash
  • Shuttle vehicles will be sanitized between groups

Service Areas and Pricing

The Mesabi Trail Shuttle Service is available from Grand Rapids to Ely and all points in between. Up to 4 bikes & passengers per trip. (Larger groups, please call for pricing). Rates determined by distance and drive time based from Mesabi Station in Eveleth.

For example:

  • Pick up in Grand Rapids – drop off in Virginia (120 miles /  2.5 hours) = $104 for one rider.
  • Hibbing to Virginia (50 miles / 1.25 hours) = $45 for one rider.
  • Add $10 for each additional rider up to four.
  • Rates for larger groups are available, please email for details.
  • Recumbent, tandem, or e-bikes may incur an extra charge.

Distances from Mesabi Station in Eveleth: 

  • Grand Rapids – 60 miles
  • Coleraine – 50 miles
  • Marble – 42 miles
  • Calumet – 40 miles
  • Nashwauk – 35 miles
  • Keewatin – 30 miles
  • Hibbing – 25 miles
  • Chisholm – 22 miles
  • Buhl – 16 miles
  • Mountain Iron – 9 miles
  • Virginia – 6 miles
  • Gilbert – 4 miles
  • McKinley – 9 miles
  • Biwabik – 12 miles
  • Aurora/Giants Ridge – 17 mile
  • Embarrass – 30 miles
  • Babbitt – 45 miles
  • Ely – 55 miles

The Shuttle is not an on-call service, except in an emergency. Please reserve your shuttle at least 24 hours in advance. Cancellations less that 24 hours prior to shuttle will be charged a 25% cancellation fee.

 

Mesabi Trail Wheel Passes available through the shuttle, and we can help you plan your trip – go to the Lodge to Lodge Program page for more information.

Hours/Dates of Operation

Available Friday to Wednesday – Dark on Thursday

  • May 15-31:  9am to 4 pm
  • June 1-Sept 15:  9am to 6 pm
  • Oct 1-15: 9am to 4 pm (weather dependent)

For More Information and to Make Reservations:

Email us:  mesabi.shuttle@gmail.com
Text to:  218-780-4541
(The Mesabi Trail Shuttle is based out of Eveleth, MN)

Email us:  mesabi.shuttle@gmail.com

 

Funding Source

The Mesabi Trail™ has been funded in part by the LCCMR and the Minnesota Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund.