Traveling to Mayo Clinic

Rochester International Airport (RST) is the closest airport to Mayo Clinic and is conveniently located just 8 miles south of downtown Rochester and Mayo Clinic.

Rochester International Airport is served by three major airlines: Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines. Daily service to and from major hubs provides air service options for you to arrive by air to Rochester, MN.

Rochester International Airport provides an exceptional customer-first experience to all travelers. With a small Main Terminal, upon arrival it is easy to navigate to baggage claim and ground transportation.

A Mayo Clinic information desk is located in the Main Terminal. Mayo Clinic patients arriving through RST can receive Mayo Clinic, community and transportation information related to their medical visit at the Mayo Clinic Information Desk located in the Main Terminal lobby.

There are several ground transportation operators serving the Rochester International Airport. Visit the ground transportation desks upon arrival for taxi, shuttle and private sedan services. No reservation is required in advance. Rideshare service providers such as Lyft and Uber are allowed to operate at the Rochester International Airport. Signage in the Main Terminal indicates the designated pick-up area.

Many Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees at RST are trained as Passenger Support Specialists and will readily assist patients with special accommodations or alleviate concerns about the security screening process. TSA Cares is a helpline that provides travelers with disabilities, medical conditions and other special circumstances additional assistance during the security screening process. Call 855-787-2227 in advance of travel with questions about screening policies, procedures and what to expect at the security checkpoint.

A quiet room is available to travelers who may need a private place to lay down prior to boarding. You may request access to the quiet room, with a bed and private restroom, with an airline representative.

Airfare discounts may be available for patients traveling to Mayo Clinic. Patient Travel Services at Mayo Clinic can assist with air travel arrangements to Rochester, MN (RST).