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Fares from $77 One Way, $146 Round Trip from Washington to Milwaukee

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More About Flying To Milwaukee from Washington

Route Information for Flights from Washington to Milwaukee

Origin Airport IATA CodeWAS
Destination Airport IATA CodeMKE
Distance639 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival8:10PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival3:10AM UTC

Fly from Washington DC to Milwaukee

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

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 Washington to Milwaukee - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Milwaukee?

Southwest Airlines will fly you nonstop from Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Milwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.), so you won't have to stress about swapping planes or missing your connection on this route.

What is the shortest flight from Washington to Milwaukee?

The journey from Washington to Milwaukee can be as fast as 2 hours. With an easy flight time like this, why not round up some friends and take off on a spontaneous getaway?

What airlines fly from Washington (and vicinity) to Milwaukee (and vicinity) most frequently?

If you're looking for the airline with the most flights from Washington (and vicinity) to Milwaukee (and vicinity), Southwest Airlines is the top pick. This renowned airline operates 86 monthly flights along this route.

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.