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Airport: Mitchell International (MKE)—Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Airport: O'Hare International (ORD)—Chicago, Illinois, USA
Airport: Chicago-Midway (MDW)—Chicago, Illinois, USA

Airport: Mitchell International (MKE)—Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

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Mitchell International Airport (airport code MKE) is approximately 15 minutes from downtown Milwaukee.

Transportation: Mitchell International Airport «-» Downtown Milwaukee

Airport Connection operates a fleet of shuttles and vans serving Mitchell International Airport and all of Metropolitan Milwaukee. This is the recommended mode of transit to and from Mitchell International Airport.

Other modes of transit to/from Mitchell International Airport, including auto rentals, coaches, shuttles, and buses, are listed on the airport's website. In addition, taxis are available outside the baggage claim area.


Airport: O'Hare International (ORD)—Chicago, Illinois, USA

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O'Hare International Airport (airport code ORD) is approximately 120 minutes from downtown Milwaukee. O'Hare is a major hub for several airlines, and may be a less expensive destination than Mitchell for some travelers.

Transportation: O'Hare International Airport «-» Downtown Milwaukee

CoachUSA operates a fleet of coaches serving destinations throughout Chicago and Southeastern Wisconsin. Coaches arrive and depart downtown Milwaukee approximately every hour. Purchase a ticket "Milwaukee to/from O'Hare (from Amtrak, 13th Street, or Mitchell Field)". Get off the coach at the Amtrak Station in downtown Milwaukee, and hail a taxi to the hotel. When returning to O'Hare, board the coach at the same Amtrak Station.

A selection of Limousine Services also operate from O'Hare. This option may be more convenient or cost-effective for groups of travelers. Rates may vary; one service quoted $140 (not including taxes or gratuity) to transport 1-6 passengers from O'Hare to downtown Milwaukee. O'Hare's web site states,

"Contact your company of choice near the ride boards to make reservations, or reference the listing of pre-arranged limousine services, which is posted near the airport information booths, across from Door C, located on the lower-level of each terminal."

Other modes of transit to/from O'Hare International Airport, including auto rentals, coaches, shuttles, and buses, are listed on the airport's website.


Airport: Chicago-Midway (MDW)—Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Chicago-Midway Airport (airport code MDW) is approximately 200 minutes from downtown Milwaukee. The route between Chicago-Midway and Milwaukee passes through downtown Chicago. Allow additional travel time during peak traffic hours.

Transportation: Chicago-Midway Airport «-» Downtown Milwaukee

CoachUSA operates a fleet of coaches serving destinations throughout Chicago and Southeastern Wisconsin. Coaches arrive and depart downtown Milwaukee approximately every hour. Purchase a ticket "Milwaukee to/from Midway (from Amtrak, 13th Street, or Mitchell Field)". Get off the coach at the Amtrak Station in downtown Milwaukee, and hail a taxi to the hotel. When returning to Midway, board the coach at the same Amtrak Station.