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There are 4 ways to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Auburn Hills by bus, train, car or towncar

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Line 261 bus, bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the line 261 bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Larned + Griswold 261
  2. Take the bus from Jefferson + Griswold to Phoenix Center 462

$6

3 alternative options

Line 261 bus, train, line 756 bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the line 261 bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Dearborn Transit Center 261
  2. Take the train from Dearborn Amtrak Station to Pontiac Amtrak Station
  3. Take the line 756 bus from Phoenix Center to Opdyke & Walton 756

$27 - $39

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Auburn Hills 51.4 miles

$5 - $8

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. Take a town car from Detroit Airport to Auburn Hills 51.4 miles

$140 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Auburn Hills is to line 261 bus and bus which costs $6 and takes 4h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Auburn Hills is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Auburn Hills. However, there are services departing from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal and arriving at Opdyke & Walton via Jefferson + Griswold and Phoenix Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Detroit Airport (DTW) and Auburn Hills is 34 miles. The road distance is 51.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Auburn Hills without a car is to line 261 bus and bus which takes 4h 1m and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Auburn Hills, including transfers.

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

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Detroit Airport (DTW) to Auburn Hills bus services, operated by Southeast Michigan SMART, arrive at Phoenix Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit Airport (DTW) to Auburn Hills is 51 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Auburn Hills.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Auburn Hills. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Auburn Hills.
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  • Distance: 33.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Detroit Airport (DTW), USA and Auburn Hills, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Auburn Hills via Larned + Griswold, Jefferson + Griswold, and Phoenix Center in around 4h 1m.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dearborn Amtrak Station to Pontiac Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Larned + Griswold
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Jefferson + Griswold to Phoenix Center
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Dearborn Transit Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Phoenix Center to Opdyke & Walton
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from Detroit Airport to Auburn Hills
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Private
$140 - $200

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