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Detroit Travel Guide

By Air

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) is in Romulus, about 26 miles west of downtown Detroit. It's served by most major airlines, with nearly 1,000 arrivals and departures daily. 1 Rogell Dr., Detroit, MI. 734/247–7265.

Some sample flying times to Detroit are from New York (2 hours) and London (10 hours).


Continental. 800/525–0280.

Delta. 800/221–1212.

Northwest. 800/225–2525.

United. 800/241–6522.

US Airways. 800/428–4322.

From the U.K.

American. 0345/789–789.

British Airways. 0845/773–3377.

Continental. 01293/776–464; 0800/776–464 toll-free.

Delta. 0800/414–767.

Northwest. 0870/507–4074.

United. 0845/844–4777.

US Airways. 0800/783–5556.

Virgin Atlantic. 01293/747–747.

Transfers Between the Airport & Town

By Bus

Commuter Express runs buses from the metropolitan airport to major downtown hotels from 6:45 am to midnight; the fare is $15 one-way, $28 round-trip. 800/488–7433.

By Car

Take I-94 east to I-96 east to I-75 north.

By Taxi

Taxis to and from the airport take about 45 minutes; the fare is about $33 one-way.

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