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|Destination Airport IATA Code||FLL|
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Milwaukee locals interested in getting away for some sun, sand and surf can fly from Milwaukee to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, and in under three hours of flight time, be headed out for a stroll on the beach. To get to General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) take a shuttle, taxi, the Coach Bus service, the Milwaukee County Transit System or drive and park in airport long-term parking.
Fort Lauderdale is a coastal town where you can swim, snorkel, scuba dive, surf, fish and boat in the Atlantic Ocean. Airboat through the Florida Everglades National Park and observe alligators and other native swamp life. Kids love the exhibits and educational opportunities at the Museum of Discovery and Science and the 10-acre Butterfly World. Take a relaxing drive south to enjoy the coastline and arrive in Miami where you can rub elbows with the hip crowd in South Beach. Drive another hour south and arrive in the unique island paradise of the Florida Keys, a string of small islands surrounded by sparkling, teal waters.
Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) is located close to the Broward Convention Center and a number of hotels. The weather is favorable for year round water sports due to an abundance of sun and the city's southern location. High temperatures range from the mid-70s to the low 90s.
There are no direct flights between Milwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.) and Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.), so your next best option is to choose an airline that offers a stopover. Rack up those air miles with Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines or American Airlines.
The shortest flight time from Milwaukee to Fort Lauderdale is 3 hours and 37 minutes. Order a refreshment from the drink cart, write in your travel journal or finish that podcast — you'll have the time on this medium-haul journey.
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 Fort Lauderdale 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.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Fort Lauderdale 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.
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.
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.
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.