Reach 9 States & Canada from Madelia’s Central Location

From Madelia, businesses can reach customers and suppliers in 8 states and Canada in less than 9 hours. One of the top benefits of basing a company in Madelia is that it is affordable to do business here, workers are loyal, and the infrastructure is in place to prevent interruptions to operations. Then, once here, businesses can expand outwards and benefit from how easy it is to reach a large portion of the U.S. and Canadian population.

Get There Quickly from Madelia, MN

Madelia sits at the intersection of Highways 60, 3, and 15. Highway 60 is the only state highway in Minnesota that stretches from one border to another. It connects to Iowa Highway 60 and Wisconsin Highway 25. Madelia is:

  • 30 minutes from Mankato
  • 2 hours from Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • 2 hours from Sioux Falls, SD
  • 3 ½ hours from Des Moines, Iowa
  • 4 hours from Omaha, Nebraska
  • 4 ½ hours from Fargo, North Dakota
  • 5 hours from Madison, Wisconsin
  • 6 hours from Kansas City, Kansas
  • 7 ½ hours from Chicago, Illinois
  • 8 hours to St. Louis, Missouri
  • 8 hours from Gary, Indiana
  • 6 ½ hours to the Canadian border

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Transportation Options


Mankato Regional Airport

Located 30 minutes from Madelia, passenger service is available to several cities, including twice-daily flights to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.

MSP International Airport

Located 1 hour and 45 minutes from Madelia, the Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport is one of the biggest in the country, with nonstop national and international flights daily.

Rochester International Airport

Reach Rochester International Airport in just shy of two hours. From there, you can fly via American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Sun Country Airlines (seasonal), with daily arrivals and departures and easy parking.

Sioux Falls Regional Airport

Located just 2 hours from Madelia, the Sioux Falls Regional Airport provides another opportunity to travel. They offer nonstop flights to 18 destinations throughout the U.S.


Minnesota State Highways 15 and 60 intersect at Madelia. Interstate 90 is located 30 miles south of town. U.S. Highway 169 can be reached on Highway 60, twenty miles from Madelia.

Bus & Shuttle Service