Public Transportation

SMART Bus logo

If traveling by public transportation, SMART provides service to and from Detroit Metro Airport. SMART currently serves the Evans Terminal with Route 125 (Fort Street-Eureka Road) and Route 280 (Middle Belt South), and the McNamara Terminal with Route 125. 

Fast Airport Bus

SMART also now offers a high-frequency service called FAST, which has limited stops and connects Downtown Detroit with the suburbs quickly. FAST Route 261 (Michigan Avenue) makes stops at both Detroit Metro Airport terminals. Check the SMART schedule for times.

Air Ride Logo

The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority also provides public transportation service, known as AirRide, between Detroit Metropolitan Airport and Ann Arbor. AirRide serves the Evans Terminal and McNamara Terminal.

Service Pick Up and Drop Off points

  • Evans Terminal - SMART and AirRide pick up and drop off in the Ground Transportation Center.
  • McNamara Terminal - SMART and AirRide pick up and drop off on the north end of the Departures Level (Ticketing Level) near Door #1.
  • Both terminals - Please follow signs for Municipal Transportation/Regular Scheduled Bus Service.