Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW, aka Metro-Wayne County) is the closest airport servicing all major airline carriers domestically and internationally. It is located approximately 25 miles east of Ann Arbor. It has non-stop flights from a number of international cities in Europe and Asia.
Taxis, shuttles and rental car agencies are available. Estimated shuttle cost is approximately $30 round trip, taxi fare approximately $45 one-way; both forms of transportation accept cash or credit cards. Shuttles or taxis are recommended. Reservations are not required from the airport to Ann Arbor, however, reservations are necessary from Ann Arbor to Metro Airport. Driving time is approximately 30-45 minutes.
For driving directions to Ann Arbor, or for local maps, click here.
*We do not recommend renting a vehicle*
There is a currency exchange booth in the lobby of the International Terminal at Detroit Metro Airport. A limited selection of foreign currencies may be exchanged. Participants are encouraged to purchase travelers checks in U.S. dollars or to exchange money before arriving in the United States.
Parking on the campus of the University is tight, and additionally there are plenty of places for shopping and dining within convenient walking distance. You may wish to choose a hotel within walking distance - such hotels are indicated on our accommodations page. If you need to drive to campus, there is a public parking structure located on Maynard street and on Forrest street. The rate is approximately $0.60 - $1.00/hour. Visitor parking is also available in the Fletcher parking structure (use the Fletcher Street entrance) at an hourly rate. Additional parking information is available here.
For more information about the MCTP, Ann Arbor, driving directions, maps visit MCTP Visitor Information page