TRAFFIC ALERT: Picking up passengers? The Baggage Claim roadway is closed to all vehicles except shuttles and buses. Arriving passengers should encourage drivers to meet them in Hourly Parking or the Main Terminal. The first hour of parking is FREE!
Drivers who still choose to pick up passengers on the shared Ticketing/Baggage Claim roadway should expect delays. Passengers may use the exits behind the Baggage Claim escalators to access the passenger pickup areas along the shared Ticketing/Baggage Claim roadway.
There are no changes for passengers accessing shuttles or buses.
- Alamo - 1-800-327-9633 / TDD 305-468-2132
- Avis - 1-800-831-2847 / TDD 800-331-2323
- Budget - 1-800-527-0700 / TDD 800-826-5510
- Dollar Car Rental - 1-800-800-4000
- Enterprise - 1-800-325-8007 / TDD 800-736-8227
- Hertz - 1-800-654-3131 / TDD 800-654-2280
- National - 1-800-328-4567 / TDD 800-328-6323
- Thrifty - 1-877-283-0898
Taxi service is available via the taxi pickup station located outside of Baggage Claim 3. Cross the Baggage Claim roadway, and follow the signs to the taxi lane behind the rental car area.
Shuttle operators provide door-to-door airport service to hotels and all other locations in southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois, including Chicago.
Coach Bus Services -- Stop located outside Bag Claim Exit 5
- Badger Coaches - Serving Waukesha, Johnson Creek, Madison, La Crosse and Minneapolis - 414-276-7490
- Coach USA - Serving Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Kenosha Counties. 262-542-8861
- Lamers - Serving Wausau, Stevens Point, Waupaca, Appleton, Oshkosh, Fond du Lac and Milwaukee - 1-800-261-6600
The Milwaukee County Transit System Airport bus stop is located directly outside US Airways Ticketing.
The GreenLine service operates between Bayshore Town Center and Mitchell International Airport, traveling through downtown Milwaukee along the way. Service connects the Bayshore/Whitefish Bay area to UWM, Milwaukee's east side, Walker's Point, south side and General Mitchell International Airport.
For more information on MCTS GreenLine, including Timetable and Route Map, click here.
MCTS Route 80 connects downtown Milwaukee and the downtown MATC campus to Mitchell International Airport and the MATC-South Campus in Oak Creek.
For more information on MCTS Route 80, including Timetable and Route Map, click here.
Transit Plus is a transportation service for individuals with a disabling illness or condition that prevents them from using Milwaukee County Transit System buses. 414-343-1704 (TDD).
Amtrak Hiawatha and the Milwaukee Airport Rail Station
- Amtrak - Nationwide service 1-800-872-7245
Amtrak Hiawatha -The Amtrak Hiawatha line provides service between downtown Milwaukee's Intermodal Station and Chicago's Union Station with stops at the Milwaukee Airport and Sturtevant in Wisconsin and Glenview in Illinois. For a Hiawatha timetable, click here.
The Milwaukee Airport Rail Station serves rail passengers connecting to flights at General Mitchell International Airport, along with rail-only passengers utilizing Amtrak's Hiawatha service. The 1,600 square-foot heated facility includes restrooms and a seating area.
A free shuttle bus connects rail passengers to the airport, providing easy connections between rail and air service. The shuttle picks up passengers outside the rail station's main entrance and outside Baggage Claim Door 4 at the airport.
The station is located at 5601 S. 6th Street, along the western edge of the airport (use the Amtrak parking lot entrance on 6th Street, just south of Grange Avenue and/or the airport spur). The station is open from 5:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 7:15 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday. A fully automated parking facility is located at the station to accomodate rail passengers. Parking fees are $2 for each of the first two hours (or fraction thereof), with a maximum of $6 per 24-hour period. The exit gate accepts cash or credit cards.