Cheap flights to Milwaukee, Wisconsin (WI)

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Milwaukee is one of the financial and cultural hubs of the Midwest and continues to thrive as one of the most populous cities in the U.S. Flights to Milwaukee are packed with travelers heading to business meetings, students on their way to school and tourists eager to get to their hands on some of Milwaukee’s finest brews. Pack light for your Milwaukee flight – the waterfront area of Milwaukee is packed with retail shops and boutiques, which appeals to all tastes.

Milwaukee has a rich history and is one of the country’s up-and-coming arts and culture hubs, but what many people know about Milwaukee is what put it on the map: beer. In the 1800s, German immigrants settled in Milwaukee and brought with them some of the best brewing techniques this side of Lake Michigan. Over the years, Milwaukee has grown to become one of the best known beer capitals in the world. After your flight to Milwaukee sit back with a local brew and relax.

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Milwaukee climate

Milwaukee has a humid continental climate. Summers are warm and pleasant, though thunderstorms can be frequent. Winters are quite cold, and snow is common and plentiful throughout the season. Due to its proximity to Lake Michigan, Milwaukee experiences 'lake-effect' conditions. In the summer, areas along the lakeshore are often comparatively cooler than inland, and in the winter, they are slightly warmer. Tornado season is from March to June, and the wettest month of the year is August

Best Time to Fly to Milwaukee

Peak Season

Situated on Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is a lovely summer time destination. The city is run with festivals and farmer's markets and tourists and residents alike hit the streets for outdoor fun. Flights to Milwaukee and hotel accommodations are pricier in the summer due to an upswing in travel, but if your travel plans are flexible you can find cheap Milwaukee flights and hotels.

Off Season

Winters are cold and wet in Milwaukee so it's no surprise that city shuts down except for the schools. However, if you're looking for cheap flights to Milwaukee, winter is the best time to save on fares.

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Getting around Milwaukee

A great way to enjoy Milwaukee, especially if you’re in town during summer’s festivals, is by foot. If you need to get out of the city, it’s best to rent a car. Try reserving a car when you book your cheap flight to Milwaukee and you might save some money. Car rental companies are located at the airport. Public transportation by bus is very simple and accessible. There are several discounts and multi-day passes available.  You can also catch a taxi at your hotel to get to any tourist attraction, restaurant or nightclub.

Milwaukee Travel Information

  • Sports fan will welcome a day trip to Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers, and one of the favorite football stadiums in the U.S. If you're lucky enough to get tickets to a Packers game, dress warm and prepare for the cold. It gets cold here during the winter season, but die-hard football fans don't let a little cold air and snow get in the way of football.
  • Get in the car and head to the Wisconsin Dells, the 'Waterpark Capital of the World'. Located about two hours from Milwaukee, the Dells has more than 21 indoor and outdoor waterparks as well as various recreational activities, including water skiing, jet boating, golfing and camping. After a long day at the parks, head to one of the Dells' spas, museums, or just enjoy some leisure time shopping or dining at one of the many restaurants.
  • Summerfest is an 11-day tribute to all musical genres and has been confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest music festival in the world. The music fest takes place on Lake Michigan and goes from noon to midnight each day.

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Avg temp for this month inMilwaukee35.8 °FSource: World Weather Online
Avg monthly rainfall inMilwaukee1.63 inSource: World Weather Online
Average flying time toMilwaukee3 hrs 9 mins
Airlines that fly toMilwaukeeFrontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Aeromexico
Deals on flights toMilwaukee1573
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How much do things cost in Milwaukee?

3 bedroom apartment downtown $1900.00
One-way ticket (local transport) $2.25
Bottle of local beer (0.5 liter) $2.17
Gasoline $2.81
Imported beer (0.33 liter) $6.00
3 course meal for 2 $50.00
1 mile taxi journey $2.50
Taxi - fixed fee $3.00
1 hour taxi waiting fee $45.00
Cheap meal $14.50