Flights from Milwaukee
Milwaukee's Primary Airport
If you start looking for flights from Milwaukee, the odds are good that you will fly from General Mitchell International Airport, because the other airports nearby only handle private flights. Orbitz.com has some of the best deals available on flights, since the site searches through thousands of listings based on your search criteria. General Mitchell International Airport is just five miles from the city's business district, making it a short drive from most areas in Milwaukee. Though the airport only offers international flights to Canada, carriers like Delta Connection and Southwest Airlines handle domestic flights.
Your Best Transportation Options
Those who do not want to pay for parking at the airport can use the Milwaukee County Transit System. It only costs a few dollars to ride, and you can ride the bus from dozens of stops in the city. The airport has its own shuttle system that picks up travelers from the stop near the front of the airport to transport them to the terminal.
Aiport Parking Options
With three major parking areas, the General Mitchell International Airport makes it easy to park your car. One garage has six floors with space for rental cars, hourly parking, and daily parking. The other two parking lots are only open for hourly parking. The cost ranges from $2 per hour to $12 per hour for the daily lots. If you park in one of the hourly lots, you will pay $22 for 24 hours of parking.
Restaurants for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Restaurants at the airport make it easy to grab a quick snack, a cup of coffee, or an entire meal before your flight. Alterra Coffee, French Meadow Bakery and Cafe, and Johnny Rockets are just a few of your options. When you need an air ticket, you can get a great price from Orbitz.com. With so many flights from Milwaukee departing every day, you can find one at the right price.
Flights to Columbus
Port Columbus International Airport
If you're looking for domestic flights to Columbus, Orbitz.com can help you find the best deal. Port Columbus International Airport is located at 4600 International Gateway, approximately 9 miles from downtown Columbus. Seven airlines service the airport-United Airlines, Southwest, US Airways, American Airlines, Delta, Air Canada and AirTran Airways.
Transportation From the Airport
The Central Ohio Transit Authority operates bus services that run from the airport to downtown Columbus. Bus fare costs $2. Taxicabs are also available at the airport. Cab fare costs $2.75 for the first 1/9 of a mile and $.45 for each 2/9 of a mile after that. There is also a $3 surcharge for all taxicabs transporting passengers from the airport. Cab fare to the downtown area typically costs between $23 and $28. If you want access to your own vehicle, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.
Weather in Columbus
During the winter months, the temperatures in Columbus are typically in the high 20s or low 30s. The weather warms up in the summer, and temperatures are usually in the mid-80s. If you use Orbitz.com to book your trip in April or October, you'll have nice weather and save money, because it's not considered a peak travel time.
Highlights and Attractions
Each year, in July, Columbus hosts the Ohio State Fair. Other area attractions include the Central Ohio Fire Museum, the Columbus Museum of Art and the Wyandotte Winery. The Orbitz.com website does more than find flights to Columbus; it also finds discounts on hotels and allows you to purchase tickets to area attractions.
The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center2110 Tuttle Park Pl, Columbus 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in University District, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ohio Stadium and Ohio State University. Mapfre Stadium is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away.
Red Roof PLUS+ Columbus Downtown - Convention Center111 E. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Columbus, this hotel is close to Nationwide Arena, Columbus Museum of Art, and COSI. Area attractions also include Ohio State University and Ohio ...
Sonesta ES Suites Columbus Dublin435 Metro Pl S, Dublin 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Field of Corn and Indian Run Falls Park. Sam and Eulalia Frantz Park and Leatherlips Monument ...
Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square75 E State St, Columbus 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in the city's downtown theater district, the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square is across from the state capitol complex, less than a mile from ...
Best Western Plus Columbus North888 E Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus 3.0 out of 5.0
Located off Interstate 71 near Ohio State University, Nationwide Arena, Schottenstein Center, and Crew Stadium, this Best Western hotel in Columbus Ohio is also ...
Crowne Plaza Columbus North- Worthington6500 Doubletree Ave, Columbus 3.5 out of 5.0
Situated in the suburbs, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Anheuser-Busch Brewery and within 3 mi (5 km) of McConnell Arts Center and Sharon Woods Park. Westerville ...
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