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There is available a pdf with basic travel information.

Transportation and directions from Mitchell International Airport

Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is approximately 15 minutes from downtown Milwaukee.

Transportation

Shuttles provide door-to-door airport service to hotels and are operated by GO Airport Connection. This is the recommended mode of transit to and from the airport.

Reservations: to get the discounted rate you must book at least 48 hours in advance. You can reserve online through the customized portal.
Phone: +1 414-769-2451, 1-800-236-5450 (discount code is GWDAWPH)
Fare: $13 one way, $22 round trip (special rate)
Desk: located across from baggage claim #3
Schedule: shuttles leave the airport approximately every 25 minutes

Taxis are available outside the baggage claim area. Approximate cost is $25

Driving directions (map)

Take 94 West / 43 North towards downtown Milwaukee. In downtown, follow the center lane marked 43 – North/ Green Bay. Follow 43 – North to the McKinley / Fond Du Lac Avenue. Go east on McKinley to 6th St. Turn right on 6th St. Go 4 blocks to Kilbourn Avenue. Turn left on Kilbourn. Hyatt Hotel hotel will be on your right at 4th and Kilbourn.

Transportation and directions from O'Hare International Airport

O'Hare International Airport (ORD) is approximately 120 minutes from downtown Milwaukee. O'Hare is a major hub for several airlines, and may be a less expensive destination than Mitchell for some travelers.

Transportation

CoachUSA operates buses arriving and departing downtown Milwaukee approximately every hour (schedule).

Fare: $26 one-way, $47 round trip.
Pickup: At all terminals.
Stop: Milwaukee, 4th St (west side), very close to Amtrak Station (map).
Travel time: 2 hours.

From Amtrak, hail a taxi to the hotel (less than a 5 minutes ride, 10 minutes walking; see map.)

A selection of Limousine Services also operate from O'Hare. This option may be cost-effective for groups of travelers. Rates vary, one service quoted $160 for up to 6 people and $180 for up to 10 passengers (not including taxes or gratuity).

Driving directions (map)

Take 94 West / 43 North towards downtown Milwaukee. In downtown, follow the center lane marked 43 – North/ Green Bay. Follow 43 – North to the McKinley / Fond Du Lac Avenue. Go east on McKinley to 6th St. Turn right on 6th St. Go 4 blocks to Kilbourn Avenue. Turn left on Kilbourn. Hyatt Hotel hotel will be on your right at 4th and Kilbourn.


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