Public buses serving the surrounding region make stops at the North Terminal's Ground Transportation Center and at McNamara Terminal's internantional arrivals level curb (the lowest level - outside and to the right of the building exit.
AirRide & SMART transportation services are now in the McNamara Ground Transportation Center.
SMART public buses of the Metro Detroit Area Transit (tel: 866-962-5515 or visit: www.smartbus.org) at the McNamara Ground Transportation Center make runs to the City and its surrounding counties of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb; they offers choices of fixed-route buses, curb-to-curb 'Connector' mini-buses, and the 'Community Transit' vans.
- Buses 125 & 280 serve the North Terminal;
- Bus 125 serves the McNamara Terminal.
Ann Arbor airRide - a public bus (visit: www.myairride.com) at the McNamara Ground Transportation Center offers transport to the Ann Arbor Area - from there, connection on airRide service is available to destinations throughout Washtenaw County.
NOTE: The Regional Transit Authority's new proposal is to connect several metro Detroit communities by various types of public transit, including rail & bus systems. An 'Airport Express' option is considered to link DTW to Ann Arbor, downtown Detroit, Macomb County, Oakland County, Ypsilanti and I-275 /Oakland County.