The Brainerd Lakes Area is easily accessible through a variety of efficient transportation systems. Several major highway systems service the Brainerd Lakes region.

Brainerd, Minnesota, hosts a state-of-the-art regional airport with daily scheduled flights to the Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) International airport, and offers charter and helicopter services. The airport offers free parking, a private meeting room, car rental, and restaurant.

Local taxis and shuttles to MSP also are available.