The closest airport to Ann Arbor is the Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) serviced by all of the major US and international airlines. Travel time from the airport to downtown Ann Arbor is approximately 45 minutes.
the inexpensive AirRide ($15/person, runs about once every 60-90 minutes, drop off at State Street Area hotels, and the downtown Blake Transit Center, about a 10 min walk to the North Quad dorms, and on-campus hotels. (Schedule is below)
People staying downtown - near campus should exit at the Blake Transit Center. People staying at the State Street/Briarwood hotels should exit at the Kensington Ct. hotel stop.
a) Metrocab taxi (~$60 ) (1-800-505-3161) or proceed to the taxi stop and board immediately upon arrival.
b) Metroride taxi (~$60 ) ( 800-320-1683 )
c) AnnArbor Airport Shuttle ( call for reservations 734-699-8500)
d) Bills Van Service (734) 834-8294 is $49 - and will take a group of up to five for the same price.
(Indicate that you are attending the Univ. Michigan Physics conference on their online reservation form.)
We have set up a bulletin board which can be accessed on the main web page if you would like to seek or post ride shares. Look for the link: Bulletin Board and Ride Share
Below are links with useful information for first time visitors to University of Michigan and Ann Arbor. Also, a map of the UofM Central Campus, showing the location of the lecture hall, banquet, nearest restaurants, and hotels is provided.
Travel Links (maps, DTW airport information, taxis, etc.)
For getting to and around the University of Michigan, please click here.
For transportation to/from the DTW airport and local Ann Arbor taxis, please click here.
For guides, entertainment, restaurants, shopping information, please click here.
For the Official UM Visitor's Page, please click here.