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Travel & Transportation

Traveling to Milwaukee

By Car

Milwaukee is within drivable distance of many major U.S. cities:

92 miles (148 km) Chicago, Illinois
273 miles (440 km) Indianapolis, Indiana
320 miles (515 km) St. Paul, Minnesota
340 miles (547 km) Minneapolis, Minnesota
373 miles (600 km) Detroit, Michigan
385 miles (620 km) Cincinnatti, Ohio
387 miles (623 km)      Louisville, Kentucky

By Greyhound Bus

The Greyhound Bus terminal is located two blocks south of the Midwest Airlines Center on West St. Paul Avenue.

Address:
Milwaukee Intermodal Station
433 W. St. Paul Avenue #150
Milwaukee, WI  53203-3023
Tel: 414-272-2156
Customer Service: 414-392-2156
Greyhound Corporate web site

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By Amtrak

Amtrak train service is located two blocks south of the Midwest Airlines Center on West St. Paul Avenue.

Address:
Milwaukee Intermodal Station
433 W. St. Paul Avenue #150
Milwaukee, WI  53203-3023
Tel: 800-872-7245
Amtrak Milwaukee website

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By Air

General Mitchell International Airport is located 7 miles from downtown Milwaukee and is serviced by the following airlines

For detailed information, visit the General Mitchell International Airport’s web site:

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O'Hare International Airport

Because of Chicago’s proximity to Milwaukee, travelers also have the option to fly into the O’Hare International Airport and take a Greyhound bus or Amtrak train to Milwaukee. More information can be found at theO’Hare International Airport web site.

Getting Around Town

General Mitchell Airport to Downtown Lodging

GO Airport Connection: Offers shared-ride shuttles between the airport and downtown hotels for USD $22 round-trip. Reservations must be made 48 hours in advance through this web site in order to take advantage of this price.

Hyatt Hotel Shuttle: For visitors staying at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, the hotel offers a shuttle for USD $12 one way and $22 round-trip. Reservations MUST be made in order to use the shuttle. Please call 414-769-2451 or 800-236-5450 to make reservations.

Car Rental:

Alamo 800-327-9633 / TDD 305-468-2132
Avis 800-831-2847 / TDD 800-331-2323
Budget 800-527-0700 / TDD 800-826-5510
Dollar Car Rental 800-800-4000
Enterprise 800-325-8007 / TDD 800-736-8227
Hertz 800-654-3131 / TDD 800-654-2280
National 800-328-4567 / TDD 800-328-6323
Thrifty Car Rental        800-847-4389

Public Bus Service: The Milwaukee County Transit System offers a direct bus route to downtown Milwaukee from the General Mitchell Airport for USD $2. Please visit their web site for more information:

Downtown Trolley

A free trolley provides a loop from the Midwest Airlines Center, Hyatt Regency Hotel, and Milton Milwaukee Hotel to many of Milwaukee’s more popular dining and entertainment attractions. For information please visit their web site:

Taxi Service

Yellow Cab Co-op 414-271-1800
Veteran Taxi Cab Cooperative      414-220-5000

Parking

Park Milwaukee is an interactive web site with information about public parking in downtown Milwaukee. By typing in your destination or address, its map will zoom in to show the closest parking garages and lots available, as well as detailed information about each facility.