Cheap Flight Deals From Chicago (CHI) to Milwaukee (MKE) Starting at $157

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Airfares from $157 One Way, $108 Round Trip from Chicago to Milwaukee

Prices starting at $108 for return flights and $157 for one-way flights to Milwaukee were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Milwaukee from Chicago

Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Milwaukee

Origin Airport IATA Code
CHI
Destination Airport IATA Code
MKE
Distance
67 mi
Direct Flight Airlines
American Airlines, Qatar Airways, JAL, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Iberia, ANA, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, United Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival
4:16PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival
4:17AM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Chicago to Milwaukee

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Milwaukee Airport Information

Looking for bargain tickets for flights to Milwaukee? Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to suit your schedule and budget. You will land at General Mitchell International Airport, located at 5300 South Howell Avenue. It is about eight miles from the airport to downtown Milwaukee. General Mitchell services eight popular airlines: Air Canada, AirTran, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United and US Airways. While at the airport, try visiting the Gallery of Flight, a nonprofit aviation museum.

Transportation from Milwaukee's General Mitchell Airport

There are several ways to get from the airport to downtown Milwaukee. The airport houses a variety of car rental services. Taking the airport shuttle to the city center takes about 15 minutes and costs $52 for a group of four. Public transit options are also available: take either the Green Line or Route 80 to reach downtown. Orbitz.com offers flights to Milwaukee at low prices, so you'll have more for transportation once you get to the city.

Weather in Milwaukee

Milwaukee typically has warm summers and cool winters. Temperatures reach into the high 70s in July and August and usually dip into the 20s in the winter. Summers are humid with regular precipitation, and winters receive lake effect snow from Lake Michigan.

Milwaukee's Major Attractions

Milwaukee features attractions to serve a variety of interests. Adults will enjoy visiting Harley-Davidson's headquarters and the MillerCoors brewery, while kids will love Discovery World and the Betty Brinn Children's Museum. Visit during early July for Summerfest, or take in the city's art museums and historic basilicas. Since many attractions are indoors, Milwaukee is great to visit any time of year. Whatever you will be exploring in the city, Orbitz.com can help you find your bargain tickets for flights to Milwaukee.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Chicago to Milwaukee now?
If you’re baffled about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when getting a flight from Chicago to Milwaukee, go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Milwaukee?
Yes, you’ll be happy to hear that you can jet straight from O’Hare Airport to MKE. Direct flights can be booked with United Airlines and American Airlines.
What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Milwaukee?
Leave that binge-watching for the hotel room, because the trip from Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) to Mitchell Intl. Airport can take as little as 2 hours and 16 minutes.
What airlines fly from Chicago to Milwaukee most frequently?
United Airlines (UA) is one of the carriers with the most flights from Chicago, IL (ORD-O’Hare Intl.) to General Mitchell Intl. Airport (MKE). It offers 208 flights on this route every month. Taking a vacation is one of life’s greatest pleasures, and this airline will get you where you need to go. Also consider the great airfares available with American Airlines (AA). Offering 121 flights each month between Chicago and Milwaukee, they’ll make sure your journey is just as good as the destination.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Milwaukee?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Milwaukee have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Milwaukee with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Milwaukee without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

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