How to Get to Ann Arbor


The nearest major airport is Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (map), about 25 minutes from Ann Arbor. Several shuttle companies offer pre-booked trips ranging from $30-35 one-way and $55-60 round-trip for service to Ann Arbor. Consider using one of the following:

Ann Arbor Airport Shuttle, Inc. - (734) 222-9400

Ann Arbor - Detroit Metro Airport Shuttle - (734) 507-9220

Custom Transit - (734) 971-5555

Michigan Flyer - (888) 643-5637

SelectRide - (734) 663-8898


Catch a bus into Ann Arbor! 

116 West Huron Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1318

The bus station is located downtown, near Main Street. Detroit is a little over 1 hour away via bus; a one-way ticket costs $7 - $8, round-trip is $13 - $15. Chicago is 5 to 6.5 hours away; a one-way ticket is $34 - $37, round-trip is $65 - $70. (Tickets booked in advance are much cheaper)

4400 S. Racine Ave. 
Chicago, IL 60609 
Telephone: 1-877-462-6342

Service is available between Ann Arbor and Chicago, fares start at $1. Buses arrive and depart at the University of Michigan's State Street Commuter Park & Ride lot. The lot is on the west side of South State Street about 0.5 mile north of Eisenhower Parkway. The bus stop is on the east side of the parking lot between the entrance and exit.

Network Car Service
Telephone: 734-787-8200

Take a Train

The Amtrak station is located within walking distance of downtown, just beyond the Kerrytown district. You can also take bus route 1 to downtown, and there are usually taxis waiting outside the station. The Ann Arbor stop is situated on the Wolverine line, which travels between Pontiac (north of Detroit) and Chicago. There are three westbound and three eastbound departures daily. Detroit is about one hour away by train, and costs $10 - 15 one-way. The train is about 5 hours to Chicago, and usually costs between $25 and $50 one way. 

For more information call (734) 994-4906. 


Ann Arbor is bounded by I-94 (between Detroit and Jackson) on the south and west, US-23 (between Flint and Toledo, Ohio) on the east, and M-14 (which leads to Detroit's western suburbs and I-96) on the north. From Toledo and other points south of Ann Arbor, take US-23 north; from Detroit, the airport, and points east, take I-94 west (or I-96 west to M-14 west); from Chicago and points west, take I-94 east; from the north, take US-23 south.