Commuter Info for Metro Detroit

A Guide for Getting Where You Need to Go


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Your Options as a Commuter

If you want the peace and quiet of living in a suburban community like Plymouth or Northville, but still need to be close to Detroit or Ann Arbor for work, don't worry. Travel times between these communities are generally low, and there are a number of different travel options for commuters. Use this page as your go-to guide for travel options in the Metro Detroit area.


Commute Times by Community

Ann Arbor


To Detroit (by car): 45 minutes
Rush hour: 55 minutes - 1 hour
Options: car, Detroit Connector bus service

Belleville


To Detroit: 38 minutes
Rush hour: 45 minutes
To Ann Arbor: 28 minutes
Rush hour: 40 minutes

Canton


To Detroit: 37 minutes
Rush hour: 50 minutes
To Ann Arbor: 27 minutes
Rush hour: 45 minutes

Farmington

To Detroit: 30 minutes
Rush hour: 45 minutes
To Ann Arbor: 35 minutes
Rush hour: 1 hour

Garden City

To Detroit: 33 minutes
Rush hour: 45 minutes
To Ann Arbor: 40 minutes
Rush hour: 1 hour

Livonia


To Detroit: 22 minutes
Rush hour: 35 minutes
To Ann Arbor: 30 minutes
Rush hour: 45 minutes

Millford


To Detroit: 45 minutes
Rush hour: 1 hour
To Ann Arbor: 37 minutes
Rush hour: 1 hour

Northville

To Detroit: 34 minutes
Rush hour: 55 minutes
To Ann Arbor: 28 minutes
Rush hour: 45 minutes

Novi

To Detroit: 30 minutes
Rush hour: 50 minutes
To Ann Arbor: 31 minutes
Rush hour: 50 minutes

Plymouth


To Detroit: 32 minutes
Rush hour: 45 minutes
To Ann Arbor: 26 minutes
Rush hour: 40 minutes

Salem


To Detroit: 37 minutes
Rush hour: 1 hour
To Ann Arbor: 23 minutes
Rush hour: 35 minutes

South Lyon


To Detroit: 49 minutes
Rush hour: 1 hr 15 min
To Ann Arbor: 28 minutes
Rush hour: 45 minutes

Superior Township


To Detroit: 37 minutes
Rush hour: 1 hour
To Ann Arbor: 17 minutes
Rush hour: 25 minutes

Westland


To Detroit: 43 minutes
Rush hour: Over 1 hour
To Ann Arbor: 31 minutes
Rush hour: 45 minutes

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