Getting Here




Located just 15 minutes from downtown, Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport provides easy, convenient service for flights in and out of Milwaukee. Get nonstop service from more than 30 cities, including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C., and Orlando. In 2020, the airport underwent an exciting retail and dining update, bringing more options than ever to the terminal. Getting from the airport to where you need to go is easy thanks to eight on-premises auto rental agencies, plus plenty of shuttles, taxis, limousine services, and coach transports. Uber and Lyft drop-off and pick-up service is available at the airport. An Amtrak station is also conveniently located near the terminal, with a free shuttle bus between the airport and the station.




The city’s train and bus station is located at the southern edge of downtown, just blocks from the Wisconsin Center. The Milwaukee Intermodal Station features 14 total Amtrak departures daily between downtown Chicago and Milwaukee and daily direct departures to and from Minneapolis/St. Paul. It is also the main hub for intercity bus travel, with service from Greyhound, Badger Bus, MegaBus, and more. Located just across the street from the station is the start and end station for Milwaukee’s streetcar, The Hop, which loops through downtown. There is also a Bublr Bike bikeshare station right outside.




Milwaukee’s port on the coast of Lake Michigan is your port of call whether you’re coming by ferry or by cruise ship. The Lake Express Ferry is a state-of-the-art auto/passenger ferry linking Milwaukee with Muskegon, Michigan. The 2 1/2 hour trip offers passengers a faster and more direct route than driving south around Lake Michigan through the Chicago area. Milwaukee is also happy to welcome Great Lakes cruises at two passenger docks, Pier Wisconsin and the South Shore Cruise Dock.

Article originally published on 6/2/22


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