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Airfares from $156 One Way, $259 Round Trip from Milwaukee to Lincoln

Prices starting at $259 for return flights and $156 for one-way flights to Lincoln 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 Lincoln

Origin Airport IATA CodeMKE
Destination Airport IATA CodeLNK
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Traveling from Milwaukee to Lincoln

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.

Lincoln Airport Information

Lincoln Airport is the primary airport serving Nebraska's greater Lincoln area. It is located less than seven miles northwest of the city center, with easy access via West Cornhusker Highway or I-80 to I-180. Use Orbitz.com when searching for cheap flights to Lincoln, and you will have access to all of the major air passenger carriers that service the airport.

Ground Transportation in Lincoln

There is little in the way of public transportation in the Lincoln area, but there are other transportation options that will take you to your final destination. DashAbout Shuttle and Eppley Express offer private and shared shuttle service for a reasonable price. Capital Cab, OMALiNK and Yellow Cab companies all provide taxi service from the airport to downtown Lincoln. Expect to pay a $2.75 fee plus an additional $2.75 per mile. Book your low-cost tickets on Orbitz.com, and you can also look for a rental car or sales on hotels that offer free shuttle service to take care of all of your transportation needs.

Lincoln Area Weather Information

When it comes to the weather, Lincoln is a study in extremes. Summers are extremely hot, with temperatures in the low 90s, and winters are harsh. During December, January and February, expect temperatures as low as 14 degrees Fahrenheit, and more than two feet of snow. If you plan to travel to Lincoln during the cold winter months, be sure to bring a warm coat, snow boots and full winter gear.

What to Do in Lincoln

Whether you are into museums or prefer the outdoors, Lincoln has enough things to see and do to keep you busy for a while. Visit one of the area wineries, pick some berries at Roca Berry Farm, learn some history at the Thomas P. Kennard House or simply spend your time golfing, hiking, fishing or horseback riding. No matter what you choose to do, remember to use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights to Lincoln the next time you plan to visit.

Flights from Milwaukee to Lincoln - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Milwaukee to Lincoln now?

If you're agonizing over travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when flying from Milwaukee to Lincoln, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

What is the shortest flight from Milwaukee to Lincoln?

The journey from Milwaukee to Lincoln can be as fast as 2 hours and 34 minutes. With an easy flight time like this, why not take off on a spontaneous getaway?

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

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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Lincoln 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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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