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How to get a ride from the Detroit Airport
Follow signage to the Ground Transportation Center (GTC)
After retrieving your bags and exiting security, follow the skybridge toward the GTC.
Look for "Rideshare" signs
Once you’ve entered the GTC, locate the “Rideshare” signs for further directions.
Meet your driver at the approved pickup location
If you’re unable to locate your driver, contact them through the Uber app.
Detroit Airport parking rates
$24 per day
$14 per day
$12 per day
Detroit Airport map
Top questions from riders
- Do Uber driver-partners pick up at DTW?
- How much will an Uber trip to DTW cost?
The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) DTW depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.
You can see an estimate of the price before you request by entering your pickup spot and destination in Uber’s price estimator above. Then, when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.
- Where do I meet my driver for an airport pickup?
Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport ridesharing zones.
If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
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Detroit Airport visitor information
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) is Michigan’s busiest airport and one of the largest airline hubs in the US. DTW is located about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from downtown Detroit (around 30 minutes in ideal road and traffic conditions). It is accessible for travelers going to and from the city of Detroit, Lake Michigan, and Toledo in the neighboring state of Ohio.
Detroit Airport Airport terminals
DTW Airport has 2 main terminals: McNamara Terminal and North Terminal. McNamara Terminal is divided into 3 concourses: A, B, and C. North Terminal has one concourse: D. You can plan your trip using the information below.
DTW McNamara Terminal
- Air France
DTW North Terminal
- Air Canada
- Royal Jordanian
- Lufthansa Club
DTW international terminal
Detroit Airport international flights arrive and depart in both the McNamara and North terminals. McNamara Terminal has 12 gates used for international departures and arrivals, and North Terminal has 26 gates. DTW offers nonstop flights to more than 30 international destinations.
Dining at Detroit Airport
Detroit Airport food options are extensive, with more than 100 dining destinations between the 2 terminals, including coffee shops, fast-food chains, and restaurants offering table service. Additionally, a number of Detroit Airport bars are located throughout the terminals.
Getting around Detroit Airport
Both of Detroit Airport’s terminals feature moving walkways. In McNamara Terminal, in Concourse A, is the ExpressTram, a transportation system that takes travelers along a mile-long concourse between 3 stations, which are located as follows:
- Terminal Station: located in the center of the concourse with easy access to gates A29 through A55, check-in, baggage claim, ground transportation, and the tunnel to Concourses B and C
- South Station: providing access to gates A1 to A28
- North Station: providing access to gates A56 to A78
Additionally, passengers can travel on shuttles between North and McNamara terminals. Detroit Airport shuttles depart every 10 minutes from the ground transportation centers and Westin Hotel entrance.
Things to do at Detroit Airport
There are many attractions to experience and things to do at DTW Airport. Travelers looking for a relaxing activity can get a massage, facial, manicure, and/or pedicure at an airport spa. Detroit Airport shops range from newsstands to cosmetic counters and boutiques. A light tunnel, located in the connection between Concourses A, B, and C, displays a coordinated light-and-music show.
Currency exchange at Detroit Airport
Detroit Airport currency exchange offices can be found in the following locations: - McNamara Terminal: departures (Central Link near Gate A38) and international arrivals - North Terminal: departures (across from Gate D9) and arrivals (next to baggage claim)
Hotels near Detroit Airport
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near DTW, there are many hotels and accommodations nearby as well as in Dearborn and downtown Detroit.
Points of interest near Detroit Airport
- Belle Isle Park
- Eastern Market
- Ford Field
- Detroit’s museum about Motown music
Find more information about DTW here.