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Fares from $56 One Way, $155 Round Trip from San Francisco to Milwaukee

Prices starting at $155 for return flights and $56 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.

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More About Flying To Milwaukee from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Milwaukee

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeMKE
Distance1841 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival9:35PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival9:35PM UTC

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San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

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.

Flights from San Francisco to Milwaukee - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Milwaukee?

United Airlines will fly you directly from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Milwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.), so you won't have to stress about changing planes or missing your next flight on this route.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Milwaukee?

Traveling from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Milwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.) will take you at least 4 hours and 17 minutes. Enjoy a beverage and get stuck into that book — this is your chance to relax.

What airlines fly from San Francisco to Milwaukee most frequently?

United Airlines offers the most flights along this route. This top-rated carrier operates 15 flights from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Milwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.) every month.

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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.