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General Mitchell International Airport

General Mitchell International Airport is the premier airport in the Southeastern Wisconsin area, and with cheap flights to Milwaukee and inexpensive direct flights to over fifty cities in the United States as well as numerous worldwide destinations, it has become a convenient travel hub. Passengers on Milwaukee flights are greeted at the airport by cheerful art exhibits and airport services designed to make inbound and outbound travel convenient and pleasant. General Mitchell offers low-cost wireless Internet access, a food court and shopping areas, eight rental car kiosks, and an on-site Amtrak train station stop. The airport is located 8 km from the business district of Milwaukee.

Public Transportation in Milwaukee

Once your airfare to Milwaukee is booked, travellers should consider how they intend to utilize ground transportation during their stay. Milwaukee is a large city spread out over a wide area, for many travellers renting a car at one of General Mitchell International Airport's eight rental car facilities will be the best options. For those with flexible travel schedules who desire to stay primarily in the downtown area, however, the city's extensive bus and train systems are a less expensive alternative to rental car and taxi services. Milwaukee County Transit System buses travel throughout the downtown Milwaukee area, while Amtrak trains have stops in downtown Milwaukee and offer connections to nearby cities like Chicago.

Milwaukee Attractions

Flights to Milwaukee take off daily. With so many diverse attractions and endless adventures it is not hard to see why so many people are making Milwaukee their preferred vacation destination. Milwaukee is perhaps best known as a centre for breweries, where visitors can tour world renowned brewing sites such as the Lakefront Brewery and visit landmarks like the Pabst Mansion, the architectural gem of beer baron Frederick Pabst. The city is also bursting with family-oriented adventure opportunities, including science museums like the popular Discovery World, the Milwaukee County Zoo, the Bradford Beach, and the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, which features an enormous collection of cacti and tropical plants.

Shopping, Dining, and Nightlife in Milwaukee

Downtown Milwaukee is a popular destination for travellers interested in spending time shopping at specialty boutiques and art galleries, as the city pulses with creative charm highlighted in clothing shops such as the Yellow Jacket, upscale consignment shops like Jackpot Vintage Clothing, and art galleries such as Artasia. Milwaukee dining is in general quite sophisticated, with restaurants like the Carnevor Steakhouse and the Smyth serving innovate, classy dishes in a romantic, elegant ambiance. For more casual dining and irresistible hamburgers, check out AJ Bombers. At night, comedy plays like Bye Bye Liver, progressive clubs like JoJo's Martini Lounge, and friendly bars like Miller Time Pub are guaranteed to keep guests entertained.

On Arrival...
  • Milwaukee is 6 mi from General Mitchell Airport (Milwaukee, WI).
  • General Mitchell Airport (Milwaukee, WI)
    • Right now, 29 airlines operate out of General Mitchell Airport.
    • General Mitchell Airport offers nonstop flights to 32 cities.
    • Every week, at least 2,373 domestic flights and 56 international flights depart from General Mitchell Airport.

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