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Fares from $94 One Way, $248 Round Trip from Milwaukee to Reno

Prices starting at $248 for return flights and $94 for one-way flights to Reno 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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Route Information for Flights from Milwaukee to Reno

Origin Airport IATA CodeMKE
Destination Airport IATA CodeRNO
Distance1663 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival1:20AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:20AM UTC

Flying from Milwaukee to Reno

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.

Reno Airport Service

Reno travelers are serviced by Reno-Tahoe International Airport, which is located on 2001 E. Plumb Lane. Southwest, United, US Airways, and Delta airlines all service this airport, which is located just four miles from downtown Reno. Flights to Reno can be booked on Orbitz.com.

Airport Transportation in Reno

It is easy to reach downtown Reno by taxi from the airport; E. Plumb Lane leads directly into the city center. Taxis are available at the airport and generally take 10 minutes to reach the downtown area. Rental cars are available and can be booked on Orbitz.com. The RTC Ride city bus service provides economical transport to the city center for under $3. The bus stop can be found on the ground level of the airport, outside of baggage claim.

Weather in Reno

Reno is a warm city that enjoys a desert climate year-round, which includes low levels of humidity and rainfall. Winter temperatures can dip as low as 20º F in the evening, and even summer nights average in the 40s. Summer daytime temperatures are typically in the 90s or above, so sunscreen is a must.

Things to Do in Reno

Reno is almost as well known as nearby Las Vegas for its many gambling establishments, including the Casino at El Dorado. However, Reno offers more than just gambling. Visitors can also enjoy the many nature conservatories and hiking trails in the area, including the Truckee River Walk and Virginia Lake Park. Outdoor adventurers can experience thrilling activities through Thermal Sky Sports or skiing at Mt. Rose Ski Resort. Discount vacation packages plus international or domestic flights to Reno can be purchased on Orbitz.com.

Flights from Milwaukee to Reno - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Milwaukee to Reno?

There are no direct flights between these destinations. But Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines can fly you from Milwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.) to Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.) with only one stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Milwaukee to Reno?

With the trip from Milwaukee, WI (MKE-General Mitchell Intl.) to Reno, NV (RNO-Reno-Tahoe Intl.) taking a minimum of 4 hours and 32 minutes, you'll have enough time to sit back and enjoy the experience. Indulge in an in-flight vino and settle into your seat with a riveting novel or movie.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Reno?

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 Reno 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 Reno with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Reno 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.