Eau Claire Branch FAQ
Do you provide on-site parking?
Complimentary parking is available at your own risk for up to 14 days, at our Main Office at 6204 Chuck Lane and up to 7 days maximum at Menomonie, Baldwin, and Hudson. All parking is available on a first come first served basis, all other parking arrangements must be made on your own. Interested in covered parking? Call 715-830-9400 for more details.
Do I need advance reservations for transportation from Menomonie, Baldwin or Hudson?
Yes, an advance reservation of three hours is required for this location - otherwise the shuttle does not stop in these locations.
Do I need advance reservations for transportation?
To ensure availability, we recommend at least 24 hours notice when seeking a reservation. We will do our best to accommodate customers who do not provide advance notice but service cannot be guaranteed.
Do you offer Home / Hotel Pick-Up?
We do not currently offer Home or Hotel Pick-Ups from our Eau Claire Location.
Package Fares: Groome Transportation Eau Claire accepts package delivery to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport. The rate is $20.00 for the first package and $5 for each additional package.
Special Rates: Groome Transportation Eau Claire offers Group Rates, Senior Discounts, Military Discount, College Student and same day travel discounts. Please call our office at 715-830-9400 for more details.
Executive Transportation: We also offer Van Charters and Town Car Charters. Please contact our office at 715-830-9400 to schedule your trip with Groome Transportation.
What are your Hours of Operation?
Eau Claire Office Hours are 7:00am-10:00pm 7 days a week.
Minneapolis-St Paul Airport (MSP)
How To Find The Shuttle At MSP Airport
Flight arriving at Terminal 1:
At baggage claim carousel #8, take the elevator or escalator down to the tram level. Walk straight ahead about 100’ to the information booth and turn right. Then walk about 50’ and take the escalator or elevator up one level. Please check in at our desk even if you have a prepaid ticket, so we know you are there.
Flight arriving at Terminal 2: Take the escalator/elevator UP one level from baggage claim towards Ground Transportation. Cross the skywalk and take the elevator down to Level 1. Wait in the shuttle area until your driver arrives.
Departures from Terminal 2 are generally 10 minutes after the departure time from Terminal 1.
If you prefer to make your way to Terminal 1 on your own, you may take the free light rail service. Terminal 2 light rail station is located on the north side of the Orange parking ramp. From Terminal 2, take the sky-way from level 2 across to the parking ramp. Follow the overhead signs through both parking ramps. Take the escalator or elevator down one level to the station platform.
At the light rail drop-off point at Terminal 1, take the elevator or escalator up to the tram level. Get on the tram (free) and get off when it stops. Walk about 50’ to the information booth and turn left. Then walk about 50’ and take the escalator or elevator up one level. Please check in at our desk even if you have a prepaid ticket, so we know you are there.
Light rail to Terminal 1:
At the Light Rail drop-off point at Terminal 1, take the elevator or escalator up to the tram level. Get on the tram (free) and get off when it stops. Walk about 50’ to the information booth and turn left. Then walk about 50’ and take the escalator or elevator up one level. Please check in at our desk even if you have a prepaid ticket, so we know you are there.
We ask that passengers arrive 10-15 minutes prior to departure for both locations.
Check In Policy
What is the check-in policy?
We request all passengers check in at least 15 minutes prior to your departure time.
How do I make an airport shuttle reservation?
The easiest and most convenient way to make a reservation is to use our online reservation system. To make a reservation online, go to your local Groome Transportation webpage and click “Book Now” to get started. You can also call your local Groome Transportation office to make your reservation.
A reservation does not guarantee a shuttle will be waiting for you in the event that your flight is delayed.
If you have missed your scheduled shuttle please wait for the next available shuttle to your destination. For questions about shuttle schedules, please visit your local schedule page or call your local Groome Transportation office.
Are shuttle reservations required?
To ensure availability, we strongly encourage reservations. We will do our very best to accommodate customers who do not provide advance notice, but service cannot be guaranteed.
How do I cancel my reservation?
You must cancel or change your reservation by 11:59pm the day before your travel date. Refunds will not be issued to customers calling in or cancelling after 11:59pm the day before your travel date. Same day reservations are non-refundable.
Do you accept credit card and cash payments?
All major credit cards are accepted to reserve your shuttle and cash payments may be made in our office. However, we do not take cash reservations over the phone. Please have the exact amount of your fare, drivers are not able to make change.
Cash refunds are processed by our Corporate Office only. We are unable to process cash refunds at our local offices, but our local office can assist you with processing this request and receiving prompt reimbursement. Contact our local office to complete a refund request form and assistance in processing.
Luggage Space is limited onboard the shuttle.
Each passenger may bring one full size suitcase under 50 lbs and one carry-on suitcase, plus a purse, briefcase, laptop case or a small backpack.
Excess oversized luggage may be sent on a later shuttle, if space is available.
Please call 715-830-9400 to discuss arrangements for special luggage needs.
Are the shuttles handicap accessible?
Groome Transportation provides reserved seats for persons with ambulatory disabilities and specially designed vans with drive-on ramps for persons who use a wheelchair. Contact us for assistance in making reservations for accessible travel. Please alert Groome Transportation when booking reservations if you will be traveling with a service dog so we may reserve a seat at no additional charge for the service dog.
How old must I be to travel alone?
Unaccompanied Minors, defined as passengers aged 15 to 17, may ride alone but a parent or guardian must submit an Unaccompanied Minor form before departure to ensure travel arrangements. Passengers aged 14 and under must travel with a parent or guardian.
Do you provide car seats?
Groome Transportation follows all state laws regarding child restraint requirements. The Wisconsin law reads "Children 4 years old or younger and weighing 40 lbs. or under, must ride in vehicles while safely secured in a federally consented child seat. Kids under 8 years old must be seated in federally approved safety seats or boosters until they reach over 80 lbs in weight, or are taller than 4 ft 9 in."
We are unable to provide car seats or booster seats and require all passengers to provide them for their children. We are unable to hold any child restraint seats in our office.
Please Note: The mifold Booster Seat is not approved by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Are pets allowed on the shuttle?
Only service animals are allowed on Groome Transportation. Please alert Groome Transportation when booking reservations if you will be traveling with a service dog so we may reserve a seat at no additional charge for the service dog.
What if I leave something on a shuttle?
Groome Transportation is not responsible for any lost or damaged items, however, if you have left something behind please call your local office and we will do our best to reunite you with your belongings.
Lost or Damaged Luggage/Items.
Groome Transportation shall not be responsible for any lost or damaged luggage or any of the contents of customers luggage, to include, but not limited to, personal electronic items such as ipads, laptop computers, etc.
Do you provide private charter transportation?
Groome Transportation is here to help with many years of experience organizing charter service across the State for a variety of events. Please contact our office at 715-830-9400 to schedule your trip with Groome Transportation.
Services available 24/7, year-round. Schedules to meet any flight plan.
Complimentary parking available at most offices for your convenience.
Sharing a ride is less expensive and greener than driving alone.
Enjoy curbside drop-off and pickup at your destination.