Getting Here

Cobo Center is located right in the heart of downtown Detroit. For your convenience directions can be found below.  Currently, Cobo Center has 2,000 parking spaces available on a first come first serve basis at the Cobo Roof Deck, Washington Blvd., and in the Cobo Center Congress Street Garage. Cobo Center is not responsible for items left in vehicles parked in Cobo Center garages.



Detroit People Mover

A Detroit People Mover station is located inside Cobo Center on the fourth floor near Congress Street. Click below for more details about the Detroit People Mover and the Detroit People Mover stations.



Visitor pick-up/drop-off is situated off of Atwater Street near the Cobo Center riverfront entrances.



Uber provides rideshare services for Cobo Center and will have a dedicated Pickup Zone that may vary by event. Users can try the service with a free first ride up to $20. Click the link below to download the app, then sign up with promo code COBO17 to redeem.

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airport shuttle service 

Skoot scheduled shuttle service to/from Metro Airport provides friendly service at reasonable value. Follow the link below for more information.

The Q-Line

Launched in 2017, the Detroit Q-Line Rail connects the downtown area with the creative culture and boutique commerce of Midtown, enriching the ‪Cobo Center visitor experience like never before. museums, universities, tech campus, research institutes, automotive centers, sports, music, cross cultural dining and more that is distinctly Detroit. Q-Line info here

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FAST is a new reliable, high frequency bus service that connects the city and suburbs. FAST Gratiot, FAST Woodward and FAST Michigan routes operate every 15-30 minutes for a quick convenient ride and a stop on Washington between fort and Congress. Use FAST to ease the burden of parking and eliminate the hassle of navigating downtown.

FAST Michigan also runs from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to downtown seven days a week. It is a great way to connect from the airport to Cobo and downtown hotels.

Hours of Operation

FAST Woodward and FAST Gratiot operate from 5 a.m. until approximately 1 a.m. and FAST Michigan operates from 5am until approximately 12 a.m.

For route and schedule information on FAST click here

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more transportation options

For information on bus service and other modes of transportation, visit the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau site here