Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is a civil-military airport five miles south of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It's named after Army Air Service General Billy Mitchell. Here's its address:
Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE)
5300 S Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207
If you're not sure whether to drive or arrange a transfer, check out the Milwaukee Airport Parking guide to compare the prices.
Various transportation options are available at Milwaukee Mitchell Airport, such as airport shuttles, private airport rides, rideshare, taxi services, car rental, and public transportation. Several airport transfers are available to take you to your desired destination in or around the city. To help you, we looked into each transportation option.
Milwaukee Airport Shuttle
Finding a safe and affordable shuttle ride is much easier with Shuttle Fare. We discovered the best shuttle provider in Southeastern Wisconsin and listed all you need to know about it!
GO Riteway Transportation Group offers transportation solutions for individuals and groups throughout Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Their services include airport shuttles, private sedans, SUVs, motor coaches, and school buses. Airport shared-ride shuttles seat up to 10 people and are the most popular and cost-effective option. Discover their rates for transfers to a few popular locations in the list below.
|Boerner Botanical Gardens
|University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Note: Due to health concerns, shared rides aren't available at the moment, and you can reserve private transportation only. For additional questions, visit the GO Riteway website or call 800-236-5450. The GO Riteway booth is located across from baggage claim #3. Reservations aren't necessary, but it's safer to make one!
Two transportation network companies are allowed to pick up/drop off passengers at Milwaukee Mitchell Airport: Uber and Lyft. We looked into Uber and Lyft fare estimates for transfers from Milwaukee Airport to downtown Milwaukee:
You can meet your TNC driver next to Baggage Claim 2.
Milwaukee Airport Taxi
Taxi cabs are usually the easiest way to get to your destination—there are no waiting for others and no schedules. The taxi pick-up station is located outside of Baggage Claim 3. Cross the Baggage Claim roadway, and follow the signs to the taxi lane behind the rental car area. The approximate rate from Mitchell International Airport to Milwaukee Downtown is $25 to $30.
Rental Car Service
If you plan to spend several days in Milwaukee, renting a car would be cost-effective. Instead of paying for buses or taxis every day, you'll have a vehicle for yourself and be able to explore the area at your own pace. Choose a company from the list below and call them for additional information and prices.
|Car Rental Company
Traveling with a large group of friends, teammates, or colleagues? Several dependable coach bus services in Milwaukee offer transfers for groups of any size. We outlined the bus services allowed to operate at Milwaukee Mitchell Airport. Their stop is located outside of Baggage Claim Exit #2.
|Coach Bus Provider
Call any company for more information.
The last airport transportation choice is also the cheapest - public transit. If you’re one of the budget-conscious travelers, this is the choice for you. Just go outside Baggage Claim Exit 1 to find a bus stop.
Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) provides two lines from Milwaukee Mitchell Airport:
- GreenLine operates between Bayshore Town Center and Mitchell International Airport, traveling through downtown Milwaukee along the way
- Route 80 connects downtown Milwaukee and the downtown MATC campus
Discover regular MCTS fares for adults:
Amtrak Hiawatha is also available at Milwaukee Airport and provides service between Milwaukee Intermodal Station and Chicago Union Station. Learn all about Milwaukee Airport Amtrak services before starting your trip!
Check out the Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport map to see the pick-up spots for all airport transportation options available on-site: