There are 4 ways to get from Detroit to Madison Heights by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, line 495 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Grand Circus Park to Woodward & State Fairgrounds Dropoff 461 / ...
  2. Take the line 495 bus from State Fair Transit Center to John R @ Cowan 495

$4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Detroit to Madison Heights 12.1 miles

$24 - $30

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Madison Heights 12.1 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Detroit to Madison Heights 12.1 miles

$14 - $19

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Madison Heights. However, there are services departing from Grand Circus Park and arriving at John R @ Cowan via State Fair Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Detroit and Madison Heights is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Madison Heights without a car is to bus and line 495 bus which takes 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Detroit to Madison Heights, including transfers.

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Detroit to Madison Heights bus services, operated by Southeast Michigan SMART, depart from Grand Circus Park station.

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Detroit to Madison Heights bus services, operated by Southeast Michigan SMART, arrive at John R @ Cowan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Madison Heights is 12 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Detroit to Madison Heights.

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There are 201+ hotels available in Madison Heights. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 11.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Madison Heights, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit to Madison Heights via Woodward & State Fairgrounds Dropoff and State Fair Transit Center in around 1 h.

Bus operators
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Grand Circus Park to Woodward & State Fairgrounds Dropoff
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from State Fair Transit Center to John R @ Cowan
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
DDot
Phone
+1 313-933-1300
Website
detroitmi.gov
Bus from Woodward & Gratiot to State Fairgrounds Transit Center
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
detroitmi.gov
Other operators
Uber Detroit
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Detroit to Madison Heights
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$14 - $19
UberXL
$22 - $29
Select
$35 - $45
Black
$45 - $60
Black SUV
$65 - $80
Taxi from Detroit to Madison Heights
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$24 - $30
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

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