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There are 5 ways to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 261 bus, line 462 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 261 bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Larned & Woodward 261
  2. Take the line 462 bus from Jefferson & Randolph to Woodward & 9 Mile Rd. 462 / ...

$4

4 alternative options

Line 261 bus, train  •  2 h 28 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 Royal Oak Amtrak Wolverine

$24 - $44

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale 30 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale 30 miles

$2 - $5

Towncar  •  35 min

  1. Take a town car from Detroit Airport to Ferndale 30 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale. However, there are services departing from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal and arriving at Woodward & 9 Mile Rd. via Jefferson & Randolph. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Detroit Airport (DTW) and Ferndale is 21 miles. The road distance is 30 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale without a car is to line 261 bus and line 462 bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $4.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale, including transfers.

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

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Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale bus services, operated by Southeast Michigan SMART, arrive at Woodward & 9 Mile Rd. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale is 30 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale.

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There are 207+ hotels available in Ferndale. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale.
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  • Distance: 20.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale via Larned & Woodward and Jefferson & Randolph in around 1 h 45 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dearborn Amtrak to Royal Oak Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Room
$120 - $180
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 Jefferson & Randolph to Woodward & 9 Mile Rd.
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
Other operators
Taxi from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Ferndale
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Detroit Airport to Ferndale
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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