There are 7 ways to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 261 bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 261 bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Larned & Woodward 261

$3 - $4

6 alternative options

Line 261 bus, line 5508 bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 261 bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Dearborn Transit Center 261
  2. Take the line 5508 bus from Dearborn Amtrak, Mi to Detroit Amtrak 5508

$10 - $19

Line 261 bus, line 004 bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 261 bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Larned & Woodward 261
  2. Take the line 004 bus from Woodward & Larned to Woodward & Grand Blvd. 004

$4

Line 261 bus, train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 261 bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Dearborn Transit Center 261
  2. Take the train from Dearborn Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak Wolverine

$21 - $37

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station 21.1 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station 21.1 miles

$2 - $3

Towncar  •  25 min

  1. Take a town car from Detroit Airport to Detroit Station 21.1 miles

$85 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station is to taxi which costs $40 - $50 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station. However, there are services departing from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal and arriving at Woodward & Baltimore Nb via Jefferson & Randolph. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Detroit Airport (DTW) and Detroit Station is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station without a car is to line 261 bus which takes 1 h 21 min and costs $3 - $4.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station, including transfers.

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

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Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station bus services, operated by Southeast Michigan SMART, arrive at Larned & Woodward station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station is 21 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station.

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There are 160+ hotels available in Detroit Station. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station.
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  • Distance: 18.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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

Southeast Michigan SMART operates a bus from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dearborn Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $29
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Room
$120 - $170
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 Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Dearborn Transit Center
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dearborn Amtrak, Mi to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Flexible
$13 - $17
DDot
Phone
+1 313-933-1300
Website
detroitmi.gov
Bus from Woodward & Larned to Woodward & Grand Blvd.
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
detroitmi.gov
Other operators
Taxi from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Detroit Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Detroit Airport to Detroit Station
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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