USA: Detroit, MI
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Location: 10 km/6 Miles ENE of the city centre.
Airport Map: Click here.
Rental Cars: Enterprise & HERTZ.
Airport Tel No: +1 (313) 852 6400.
Updated Apr13 ADV
Location: 26 km/16 Miles SW of the City Centre.
Website: Detroit Metro Airport
Airport Map: Click here.
Airport Overview: The new North Terminal has now opened. This terminal is for Air Canada, American Airlines, AirTran, Frontier, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, Southwest, Spirit, United, US Airways, USA300 as well as charter flights. The remaining airlines are in the McNamara Termina, a considerable distance away.
By Taxi: To Ann Arbor $47-61/30 mins, Dearborn $31-45, Downtown Detroit $41-55/45 mins. Farmington/Novi $51-68. Southfield $48-63. Troy $65-83. Metro Airport Taxis 1 800 745 5191.
|By Shuttle Van:|
|Detroit Metro Shuttle & Airport Service:||The Detroit Metro Shuttle & Airport Service provides transportation services between Sarnia, Ontario, Canada and the Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Michigan. Cost: C$170 Adult one-way, $90 per person for 2 passengers, $80 for three, $70 for four, $60 for 5-6. Door to door pick up service. Contact: Tel (519) 381 7447 or see www.detroitmetro.ca.|
|On-Airport Rental Car Providers:||ALAMO/National, AVIS, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, HERTZ & PAYLESS.|
|Off-Airport Rental Car Providers:||Thrifty is off-airport.|
|General:||A SMART bus stop is at the McNamara & North terminals. For schedule and rate info call (313) 962 5515 or see smartbus.org.|
|Smart Bus Route 125 to downtown Detroit via Eureka Rd:||Route: Metro Airport (McNamara terminal) - Metro Airport (North terminal) - Eureke/Inkster - Meijer Taylor - Southland Center - Eureka/Dix - Eureka/Fort St - Fort/Goddard - Fort/Southfield - Fort/Outer Dr - Jefferson/Coolidge - Fort/Livernois - Fort/Cass - Larned/Woodward - Larned/St Antoine. Timings: Buses leave the McNamara Terminal Mon-Fri at 0441, 0536, then every ~60 mins until 2035, 2224 & 2304. Saturdays at 0630, 0807, then every ~100 mins until 2303. Sundays at 0718, 0928, then every 2 hrs or so until 1947. Buses leave the North Terminal Mon-Fri every ~60 mins 0509-1833, 1953 & 2123. Saturdays at 0714, 0854, then every ~100 mins until 2214. Sundays at 0815, 1030, then every 2 hrs or so until 1845.|
|Smart Bus Route 280 to Garden City Hospital:||Route: Metro Airport (Norrth Terminal) - Merriman Rd/Ecorse Rd - Middlebelt Rd/Van Born - Middlebelt Rd/Michigan - Ford/Middlebelt Rd - Inkster Rd/Warren - Garden City Hospital. Timings: Buses leave the North Terminal Mon-Sat every ~60 mins 0600-2300. Sundays every ~60 mins 0555-1955. Travel Times: To Garden City Hospital ~30 mins.|
|Smart Bus Route 190 to Fairlane Center:||Route: Metro Airport (Norrth Terminal) - Ecorse Rd/Beech Daly - Ecorse Rd/Pardee - Ecorse Rd/Allen - Fairlane Center. Timings: Buses leave the North Terminal Mon-Fri only at 0550, 0700, 1402, 1509 & 1619. Buses leave the Fairlane Center Mon-Fri only at 0620, 0730, 1438 & 1548. Travel Times: To Fairlane Center ~30 mins.|
|Smart Bus Route 202 to Romulus:||Route: Metro Airport (Norrth Terminal) - Wayne/Goddard - Ecorse/Cogswell - Wayne Rd/Van Born - Michigan Ave W/Wayne Rd. Timings: Buses leave the North Terminal Mon-Fri only at 0618, 1405 & 1515. Buses leave Michigan Ave W/Wayne Rd Mon-Fri only at 0540, 0645 & 1440. Travel Times: To Michigan Ave W/Wayne Rd ~25 mins.|
|The Robert Q Airbus to Detroit on 2 routes:||Windsor Route: Toronto Airport - London South - Chatham - Tilbury - Windsor - Detroit Airport. Timings: Buses leave Toronto Airport Daily at 0730, 1000, 1430, 1700, 1815, 2200, 2330, 0215 & 0430. Buses leave Detroit Metro Airport daily at 0445, 0630, 0845, 1300, 1430, 1715, 2000 & 2345. Cost/Travel Time: To Windsor ($70 Adult one-way/3:55), Chatham ($62/3:10), Tilbury ($68/3:25) & London ($53/~2 hrs). Contact: Tel (519) 673 6804 or 1-800 265 4948.
Sarnia Route: Toronto Airport - London Main - London South - Sarnia (Best Western Hotel) - Detroit Airport. Timings: Buses leave Toronto Airport Daily at 0730, 1200, 1545, 1815, 2100 & 0215. Buses leave Detroit Metro Airport daily at 0115, 1045, 1830 & 2200. Cost/Travel Time: To Sarnia ($62/~3:45), Strathroy ($58/~3 hrs), London ($53/~2 hrs). Contact: Tel (519) 673 6804 or 1-800 265 4948.
Airport to Airport: Windsor Airport Shuttle Service: to Windsor (Canada) CAD$70.
Notes: Windsor Airport is actually closer to downtown Detroit and Windsor than Detroit Metropolitan Airport is. In fact, many travellers to Detroit routinely use Windsor. The Smith and Berry terminals have now closed.
Airport Website: www.metroairport.com
Updated Apr13 ADV. Visited Airport
Location: 41 km/26 Miles W of Detroit City center, 6 km/4 Miles E of Ypsilanti & 17 km/11 Miles ESE of Ann Arbor.
Airport Map: Click here.
Rental Cars: HERTZ is in the Willow Run Jet Center East. (734) 482 2621.
Airport Website: www.willowrunairport.com
Airport Tel No: +1 (734) 485 6666.
Updated Sep06 www. Visited Airport