The Gathering will provide transportation for congregations that opt in during their registration process. This includes transportation from your hotel to Gathering programming. There are several affordable options for getting from the airport to downtown Minneapolis that can be found here:

If you are planning to fly into Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, consider booking with one of our airline partners to receive a special discount. 

Delta Airlines

Delta Airlines is pleased to offer special discounts for Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Youth Gathering. Please click here to book your flights online. You may also call Delta Meeting Network at (800) 328-1111, Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CST) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMV5J   *Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.


United Airlines

United Airlines is pleased to offer special discounts for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Youth Gathering. To book online, please click here and use discount code ZKEW311508. If you'd like to book over phone, please call the United Meeting Reservation Desk at (800) 426-1122, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. EST. 


American Airlines

American Airlines is pleased to offer special discounts for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Youth Gathering. Visit and select your flights. After selecting your flights, you will be asked to either log in using your AAdvantage number or continue as a guest. On the next screen below "passenger details," right above "use caution when packing" there is a space for a promo code. Enter 8373EM for a 4% discount. You can also make reservations over the phone by calling 800-433-1790. *Please note that there is a $25 ticketing service charge for reservations booked via telephone. For Airport purchases the service charge is $35 USD per ticket. 


The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) offers passenger support and screening assistance for travelers with disabilities, medical conditions and other special circumstances that require additional assistance during the security screen process. You may also request assistance through the TSA screening checkpoint by clicking here. Be sure to call 72 hours prior to traveling with questions about screening policies, procedures and what to expect at the security checkpoint. 


More information about transportation in Minneapolis will be coming.