Detroit to Ann Arbor buses set to start routes March 16

An AAATA bus simulates deboarding of passengers with mobility devices at University of Michigan's Mcity on March 26, 2019 (Photo: Meredith Bruckner)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – On March 16, Ann Arborites will be able to comfortably ride from Ann Arbor to Detroit via new daily routes connecting the two cities.

Through its Twitter account, Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan announced that the D2A2 express services routes the starting day and has since tweeted about tickets already having been purchased.

Base-fare for a one-way ride will be $8, but tickets booked in advance will be discounted to $6. Seniors can purchase tickets for $4. Regular commuters between the two cities can purchase a book of 10 rides for $50.

Purchase tickets here.

Like what you’re reading? Sign up for our email newsletter here!

There will be 16-weekday routes and 4-weekend routes operated by Michigan Flyer. Buses will leave hourly from the Blake Transit Center and arrive at the Grand Circus Park in Detroit. Routes will operate from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 9:45 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. on weekends.

See the schedule and learn how to track the buses in real-time here.

The D2A2 express service is the result of joint efforts from the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority and Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan.

Read: Fares lowered for anticipated daily Detroit to Ann Arbor express buses

About the Author:

Sarah has worked for WDIV since June 2018. She covers community events, good eats and small businesses in Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from Grand Valley State University.