There are 4 ways to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 261 bus, line 510 bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 261 bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Larned & Woodward 261
  2. Take the line 510 bus from Larned & Woodward to Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd 510 / ...

$4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights 41.1 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights 41.1 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from Detroit Airport to Sterling Heights 41.1 miles

$120 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights is to line 261 bus and line 510 bus which costs $4 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights is to taxi which costs $75 - $90 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights. However, there are services departing from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal and arriving at Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd via Larned & Woodward. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Detroit Airport (DTW) and Sterling Heights is 31 miles. The road distance is 41.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights without a car is to line 261 bus and line 510 bus which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $4.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights, including transfers.

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Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights bus services, operated by Southeast Michigan SMART, depart from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal station.

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Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights bus services, operated by Southeast Michigan SMART, arrive at Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights is 41 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights.

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There are 112+ hotels available in Sterling Heights. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 30.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Detroit Airport (DTW), USA and Sterling Heights, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights via Larned & Woodward in around 2 h 44 min.

Bus operators
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Larned & Woodward
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Larned & Woodward to Van Dyke @ 17 Mile Rd
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Other operators
Taxi from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Sterling Heights
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Metroride
Phone
+1 248-666-2110
Website
metroride.com
Southfield Cab Express
Phone
+1 248-631-6660
Ace Cars Transportation
Phone
+1 313-412-6333
Website
squareup.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Detroit Airport to Sterling Heights
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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