Mesabi Trail

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:
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) = $39 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.


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 are also available, 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:
Text to:  218-780-4541
(The Mesabi Trail Shuttle is based out of Eveleth, MN)


Trip Planning Available:

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