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Detroit Metropolitan International Airport (DTW) is only 20 miles from Ann Arbor, about a 30- to 45-minute drive (depending on whether you're travelling at peak traffic times). Remember though, the airlines suggest arriving at least 2 hours before your flight. Major hubs are: Delta, Spirit, and US Air, among others. For more information, call 734-AIR–PORT (247–7678).

Airport Transportation

Ground transportation options - Detroit Metro Airport (DTW)

Michigan Flyer Shuttle Bus- Detroit Metro Airport pick-ups and drop-offs at:

U-M Central Campus Transit Center (adjacent to the Ruthven Exhibit Museum on North University, the bus stop at the bottom right corner of the map) – This is the drop-off nearest to the BSRB venue and the downtown hotels (Campus Inn, Bell Tower Hotel, and the Inn at the Michigan League)

Or you can request “Door Drop-off” for door-to-door service directly to the BSRB or to your hotel.

Other airport shuttle options

City Buses: Ann Arbor Transportation Authority

The reliable Ann Arbor Transit Authority (AATA, known as "The Ride") city bus system is easy to use and provides transportation to the U-M campus and everywhere around town.

Fees and service hours: Call AATA at 734-996-0400 or see Ann Arbor Transit Authority website.

Campus Buses: U-M Parking & Transportation

The University of Michigan bus system provides free service at 10- to 20-minute intervals throughout the day, connecting our North, Medical, Central, and Athletic campuses.

For additional information, call 734-764-3428 or see the Parking & Transportation website.


There are numerous area taxi companies to choose from. Consult this taxi list from

Intrastate and Interstate Buses

The local Greyhound Bus Depot is located at 116 W. Huron Street in downtown Ann Arbor.

For additional information regarding fee schedules and other bus lines using this depot, call 734-662-5511 or see the Greyhound Bus website.

Amtrak Trains

Information on the Ann Arbor Amtrak station, routes, schedules, etc.


If you have a car while in Ann Arbor, you'll want to pay attention to the hours for campus and city parking lots and parking meters, which are strictly enforced. Most of the conference hotels are within walking distance to the conference site, and it's better to leave your car at the hotels, which offer free parking.

Information on campus and city parking is available on this Campus Information Center webpage.