So glad you've decided to make the trip to Decorah & Winneshiek County. Now, let's make sure you can physically get here! The options below should assist your travel plans. If you have any special needs or other questions, don't hesitate to call our Visitors Center, 800.463.4692. See you soon!
Flying to the area?
Be sure to price check the following airports. All offer great amenities like rental car service and flexible flight arrival & departure options.
Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota International Airport
148 miles to Decorah, 2.5 hour drive time. Click here for directions.
Rochester, Minnesota International Airport
72 miles to Decorah, 1.5 hour drive time. Click here for directions.
La Crosse, Wisconsin Municipal Airport
57 miles to Decorah, 1.5 hour drive time. Click here for directions.
Cedar Rapids, Eastern Iowa Airport
114 miles to Decorah, 2.5 hour drive time. Click here for directions.
Quad Cities International Airport
196 miles to Decorah, 3 hour drive time. Click here for directions.
Des Moines International Airport
210 miles to Decorah, 3 hour drive time. Click here for directions.
Shuttle Service & Taxis
Unfortunately there aren't regular airport shuttles that travel to and from Decorah so you will have to make special arrangements.
Go Rochester Direct
This convenient van shuttle service makes hourly trips from the Minneapolis airport to Rochester, MN. *Utilized a lot so family/friends don't have to drive all the way to the cities to pick up passengers!
Decorah Express | 563.380.9810
Elwyn Dotzenrod's van shuttle service coordinates special trips to and from Decorah. Call for prices and details.
Decorah's Hometown Taxi | 563.382.3155
"The friendliest cab service in the entire Midwest."
Decorah Public Transit | 866.382.4259 (toll free!)
Monday - Friday anybody may use Northeast Iowa Community Action Corp - Transit services from 7am - 5pm for just $2/ride to go anywhere within city limits. This service is open to anybody for any purpose. Transit buses are handicapped accessible. Other special transportation services may be arranged. Please contact the office to discuss details.
Decorah Trolly Company | 563.419.8902
Decorah has a new Trolly in town! The Decorah Trolly Company can carry 24 to 26 passengers in style! This beautiful and historic trolly makes for a very memorable experience. Whether it's a wedding party, anniversary party, birthday bash or any other special event - be sure to consider the Decorah Trolly for a unique mode of transportation.
Decorah is a relatively small town; once you're here - you can virtually ride a bike wherever you need to go! In addition, we are very bike-friendly and have a system of "sharrows" to help navigate. Contact Decorah Bicycles for all your bike rental needs.