How to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Pontiac

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Recommended option

Line 261 bus, bus  •  2 h 27 min

  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

$4

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Outer Drive & Michigan to Huron & Perry 275

$6

Line 261 bus, train  •  2 h 48 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 Pontiac Amtrak Wolverine

$24 - $42

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Pontiac 40.3 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Pontiac 40.3 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from Detroit Airport to Pontiac 40.3 miles

$120 - $170

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

You can take a bus from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Pontiac via Larned + Griswold and Jefferson + Griswold in around 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Dearborn Amtrak to Pontiac Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal to Larned + Griswold
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Jefferson + Griswold to Phoenix Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Outer Drive & Michigan to Huron & Perry
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Pontiac
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$70 - $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
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Detroit Airport to Pontiac
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Detroit Airport (DTW) and Pontiac is 48 km. The road distance is 64 km.

The cheapest way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Pontiac is to line 261 bus and bus which costs $4 and takes 2 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Pontiac is to taxi which takes 48 min and costs $70 - $90.

No, there is no direct bus from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Pontiac. However, there are services departing from Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal and arriving at Phoenix Center via Jefferson + Griswold. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Pontiac, including transfers.