Whether you live in Ann Arbor or in one of the surrounding Washtenaw County towns or townships, you’re probably wondering about your commute. Living in the country but working in the city? Living in town and working in town? Living in Washtenaw County but working in Detroit? You’ve got questions… we’ve got answers!

Getting Around Ann Arbor

One of the things we love about Ann Arbor is how bike-and-pedestrian-friendly it is! But if the weather outside is a bit chilly for a walk or the distance is a bit far, you’ve got plenty of other options for getting around (besides driving).

Ann Arbor Public Transit

Ann Arbor Transportation Authority, AKA “TheRide”: City bus, $1 per ride, over 1,500 bus stops around town and Washtenaw County

MagicBus: University of Michigan’s own free bus service

Zipcar: National car-sharing service allowing hassle-free hourly or daily car rentals for members

People’s Express: Low-cost public transit around Washtenaw County offering connections to TheRide

Getting Out of Ann Arbor

Headed out for work, play, or travel? Ann Arbor offers lots of options for flyers, drivers, and public transit riders.

Public Transit Outside of Ann Arbor

Fly: Ann Arbor Airport

Fly to Major Cities: Detroit Metro Airport (shuttle service available)

Take a Bus: Greyhound, Megabus

Take a Train: Amtrak (ARB) (in Kerrytown, near North Campus)

Drive: Ann Arbor is conveniently located at the intersections of several major highways, including I-94 and US-23.

Commuting to Ann Arbor From…

Relocating to one of Washtenaw County’s lovely towns and wondering what your commute to Ann Arbor will be like? Take a look at the travel times and options from some of the county’s major areas.

Traveling Around Washtenaw County

Pittsfield Charter Township: About 6 miles or 15 min. Various road travel options.

Dexter: About 8 miles or 20 minutes along Dexter Ann Arbor Road

Saline: About 10 miles or 20 minutes along Ann Arbor Saline Road.

Chelsea: About 15 miles along I-94, roughly 20 minutes. Bus route 91 also offers service.

Superior Charter Township: About 10 miles or 15 minutes along Route 14

Ypsilanti: About 10 miles or 20 minutes along I-94 and State Street. Bus service also available at various locations.

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