Royal Oak is easily accessible by many transportation means. Close proximity to 1-696, 1-75, Woodward Avenue and other major roads, makes auto travel to Royal Oak convenient from surrounding areas.
SMART, the public transit system, services Royal Oak daily, as does its Connector system, which provides transportation within Royal Oak by appointment. Daily stops are made in Royal Oak for Amtrak passenger train service to and from several main hub cities, including Chicago.
Air access to and from the area is available via Detroit Metropolitan International, Detroit City and Oakland County International Airports, as well as Bishop Airport in Flint. Its central location positions Royal Oak as the gateway to Southeast Michigan.