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Public Transportation from Detroit Greyhound Station

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Public Transportation from Detroit Greyhound Station

Are there any close DDOT bus routes to the Greyhound station on Howard street, or would I be better off just getting a taxi to my hotel (Greektown Casino/Hotel)? I don't get in until after 8pm = after dark in unfamiliar city. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.

I'm trying to find the safest and cheapest way to get around -- safety is more important than cost.

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1. Re: Public Transportation from Detroit Greyhound Station

Hello Boo K8,

Have you tried calling the Greektown Casino and see what they say about getting from the Greyhound station to the Casino?

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2. Re: Public Transportation from Detroit Greyhound Station

If the Casino does not have transportation for you (they do not offer a shuttle from the airport, I strongly suggest that you take a taxi. It is not very far to Greektown and I think that the security and convenience will be worth the cost.

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3. Re: Public Transportation from Detroit Greyhound Station

The casino does not offer transportation. Actually they might if you were a whale, but as you are using Greyhound, I doubt you are rolling into town with a million to gamble ;)

Your best bet is to walk three blocks east on Howard Street to the Michigan Avenue people mover station and then take the people mover to Greektown - there is a station attached to the casino.

The bus system would take much longer. You could also grab a taxi.

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4. Re: Public Transportation from Detroit Greyhound Station

Your estimated taxi fare from the Greyhound Station to Greektown Casino is here:

http://goo.gl/MMAZn

If you're arriving on a Friday or Saturday evening after 6pm, you can phone Detroit Bus Co for a ride. Fare is a flat $5 anywhere in their Downtown/Midtown service area, and they do have an online tracker so you can follow the progress of the bus/shuttle in getting to you-- if you have that kind of phone.

http://thedetroitbus.com/dailyroutes/

(Alternately if for any reason you should decide to go to/from Ferndale or Royal Oak during their service hours you can do that for $5/ride as well. Only restriction is that they can only service one specific drop off/pick up point in those municipalities, whereas in Detroit the can go anywhere within the boundaries of their service map.)

Walking from Greyhound to the Cass Ave People Mover station also works, but IMO becomes more or less attractive depending on weather and amount of luggage you'll be needing to lug. I personally would think twice before making that walk by myself after dark, but really I'm not entirely sure there's any reason for my hesitation. Anyway, here's what that walk would look like:

http://goo.gl/j8WtQ

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5. Re: Public Transportation from Detroit Greyhound Station

Thank you everyone -- that was very helpful :)

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