Getting around the Milwaukee area is just as easy as getting to it. Many of the city’s most popular attractions and a wide variety of restaurants are within easy walking distance of the convention center, and local transportation options abound.
Buses run throughout downtown Milwaukee, including shuttles to summertime lakefront events. For more information on Milwaukee County Transit, please visit ridemcts.com.
Taxi fare from airport to downtown hotels is approximately $25 each way. Convenient, low-cost airport shuttle services are available 24 hours. Find local transportation services.
Uber and Lyft both operate in Milwaukee. New users can enjoy their first Uber ride free (up to $20) with the code VISITMKE16.
Milwaukee’s bike share system makes it easy to travel quickly between the eleven docking stations located at major downtown locations.
Milwaukee Trolley Loop
During the summer months, visitors can ride on an old fashioned trolley with Milwaukee’s “Hop ‘n Shop, Wine ‘n Dine” route featuring stops at downtown’s major points of interest. View the trolley map (PDF) to find your nearest stop.
For more information on parking in downtown, please visit parkmilwaukee.com.
Coming soon! The Milwaukee streetcar will start construction in late 2015/early 2016 with full operations expected to begin in 2018. This convenient route will connect some of Milwaukee’s most popular neighborhoods and attractions and run directly past the Wisconsin Center.