FLYING TO ANN ARBOR/UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
To reach Ann Arbor, Michigan, you will fly into the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW), which is about 26 miles from Ann Arbor. Detroit Metro Airport is served by many international carriers. A list of airlines can be found here: http://www.metroairport.com/airlines/.
Transportation to/from the airport and Ann Arbor
Please arrange your own ground transfers from the airport to Ann Arbor. Many local companies provide transportation service, including scheduled buses, shuttle vans, taxicabs, limousines or rental cars. Several are listed below and more can be found on the Ann Arbor tourism website: http://www.visitannarbor.org/index.php/plan_a_visit/search/airport_transportation1/. Whichever you choose, advance reservations are strongly advised. Rates listed are one-way and subject to change. Check the websites or contact them by phone for current information and to make reservations.
Custom Transit – shared van shuttles and private vehicle service, will take you to any of the hotels or campus dorms
Rates: $43 per person or less depending on number of passengers and method of payment (e.g. 4 passengers traveling together and paying cash would be $14 per person, one way)
Ann Arbor Airport Shuttle – shared van shuttles, will take you to any of the hotels or campus dorms
Rates: $37 per person or less depending on number of passengers and method of payment (e.g. 4 passengers traveling together and paying cash would be $14 per person, one way)
Michigan Flyer – scheduled bus service runs 8 times per day, stopping only at the Sheraton Hotel in Ann Arbor. This service would work well for guests at the Marriott Courtyard or Fairfield Inn, which are both located across the street from the Sheraton. If you reserve a room at one of the other conference hotels, one of the other ground transportation options would be more convenient.
Rates: $15 to $21 per person (lowest price for round-trip, reserved and paid in advance)
Ann Arbor Metro Shuttle – door-to-door shuttle, operates only from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. every day
Rates: $40 for one person; add $10 for each additional passenger (up to 5 total)
Ann Arbor Taxi Transport – door-to-door service, 24 hours per day
Rates: $39 to $49 (cash price) for 1-4 passengers
TAXI – easy to find Metro Cab cues up at the airport
Most major U.S. car rental companies operate at Detroit Metro Airport. A list of contact information can be found here: http://www.metroairport.com/transportation/
All of the conference hotels offer free parking (guests at the Bell Tower must use valet parking, but it is complimentary). Parking on campus is limited. There are public parking lots, University parking lots and very limited metered street parking. Please refer to these driving directions and map of UM parking lots.
ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF TRAVELING TO ANN ARBOR
The Amtrak station located at 325 Depot Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Station information can be found at: http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=am/am2Station/Station_Page&code=ARB and Amtrak route and schedule information can be found at: http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Amtrak/HomePage
The Greyhound Bus Station is located at 116 West Huron Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Schedule and ticket information can be found at: http://www.greyhound.com/en/ticketsandtravel/default.aspx.
Ann Arbor is located about 30 minutes west of Detroit on Interstate 94. From I-94, take Highway 23 North or the State Street exit to get to the center of Ann Arbor and the UM campus. Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Ann+Arbor,+MI&hl=en&ll=42.263209,-83.708611&spn=0.057422,0.109692&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=31.509065,56.162109&vpsrc=6&hnear=Ann+Arbor,+Washtenaw,+Michigan&t=m&z=13