Directions to Saint John's School of Theology·Seminary

Directions to Saint John's

Saint John’s School of Theology·Seminary is located on the campus of Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. Saint John’s University is located on the grounds of Saint John’s Abbey, the world’s largest Benedictine abbey. Guests are invited to join the monastic community for daily prayer and to enjoy the 2,400 acres of prairie, woodlands, and lakes surrounding the campus.


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The campus is accessible by multiple means of transportation:

By airplane 

Flight arrangements can be made to the Saint Cloud Regional Airport (STC) or to the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP).

STC: Car rental and taxi service to campus are available. Driving directions from the airport are below. 

MSP: Car rental is available. The privately-operated Executive Express also offers bus or minibus transportation from MSP to campus. Driving directions from the airport are below. 

 

By train

Take Amtrak to St. Cloud. Taxi service is available between the Amtrak station and campus.

 

By bus

Take Greyhound to St. Cloud. Taxi service is available between the Greyhound station and campus.

 

By car

Take Interstate 94 to Exit 156 (St. John’s University). Exit 156 is approximately 70 miles northwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 10 miles west of St. Cloud. After exiting the interstate, follow Stearns County Route 159 to campus.

From the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport

  • Take MN#5 West to I-494 West. 
  • Take I-494 West to I-94 West approximately 25 miles. 
  • Take I-94 West to Saint John's University exit #156, approximately 60 miles, County Road 159. 
  • Turn left on County Road 159. 
  • Go approximately 1 1/2 miles to Saint John's University.
  • Take a right at the first stop sign, and follow County Road 159 for about one mile.  Emmaus Hall is the last building on the left before the lake.

From St. Cloud Regional Airport

  • Go northwest on County Road 65/45th Ave SE toward 12th St. SE (County Road 65/45th Ave. SE becomes 12th St. SE)
  • Turn right onto US Highway 10 West
  • Merge onto Minnesota Hwy 23 West toward St. Cloud. Hwy 23 West becomes County Road 75.
  • Take County Road 75 west through St. Joseph; it will merge with I-94.
  • Take I-94 West to Saint John's University exit #156, County Road 159. 
  • Turn left on County Road 159. 
  • Go approximately 1 1/2 miles to Saint John's University.
  • Take a right at the first stop sign, and follow County Road 159 for about one mile.  Emmaus Hall is the last building on the left before the lake.