Detroit Metro Airport (DTW)
Car Hire / Rental
(Detroit, Michigan - MI, USA)
The majority of car rental companies at Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) can be found along Lucas Drive, although Thrifty is situated off-site and nearby, being located along Wick Road.
After hiring a car at Detroit Airport, the city center is easy to find and well signposted along the I-94 interstate.
Many people renting a car at the airport choose to travel outside of Detroit, driving to Jackson, Battle Creek and Kalamazoo to the west, and Fort Wayne and Indianapolis to the southwest.
Speed limits in Detroit, USA
Urban areas: 30 mph / 48 kph
Open roads: 65 mph / 105 kph
Motorways / highways: 70 mph / 113 kph
Car Rental, Driving and Parking in Detroit
Driving around central Detroit is relatively straightforward, although the downtown district does suffer from the usual traffic problems found in most major US cities. The I-75 Fisher Freeway, US-19 John C. Lodge Freeway and the I-375 Chrysler Freeway all run through the city center, together with Michigan Avenue, Grand River Avenue and Gratiot Avenue.
Most of the parking lots and garages in Detroit are operated by the Municipal Parking Departments. Many of the parking meters use electronic Meter Cards as well as coins, which are sold at the Neighborhood City Hall. Some of the main places to park in Detroit include the Cobo Hall Garage along Washington Boulevard, the Cultural Center Garage on Farnsworth Avenue, the Eastern Market Garage off Riopelle Street, the Ford Underground Garage along East Jefferson Avenue, and the Grand Circus Park Garage on Woodward Avenue.
Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) Car Rental Companies
The car hire firms detailed below all operate within the grounds of Detroit Airport:
- Avis Rent-A-Car
- HERTZ Corporation
- Budget Rent A Car
Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) Car Rental