Milwaukee travel and transit

Getting to Milwaukee

#AIIP23: THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE FOR INFO-ENTREPRENEURS

In-Person Events:  April 27–April 30, 2023
Wrap-Around & virtual events:  April 24–May 5, 2023

Hyatt Regency Hotel, 333 West Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

It's easy to get to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by plane, train, car, or ferry.

Arrival by Air

  • Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) is located 100 miles south of Milwaukee. As of October 2022, MDW offers non-stop flights to 77 U.S. cities and 11 international destinations.

Arrival by Rail

  • Milwaukee Intermodal Station (MKE) is located 4 blocks from the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee. MKE features 14 Amtrak departures daily between Chicago and Milwaukee, and daily direct departures between Minneapolis/St. Paul. Connect through Chicago to over 500 U.S. cities. Check the Amtrak schedule.

ARRIVAL BY CAR

  • Driving time to MilwaukeeMilwaukee is conveniently located at the intersection of I-94 and I-43 and is less than 6 hours away from much of the Midwest. (Map courtesy VisitMilwaukee.org.)

Arrival by Ferry

  • The Lake Express High Speed Ferry is a state-of-the-art auto/passenger ferry linking Milwaukee with Muskegon, Michigan. The 2-hour trip offers passengers a faster and more direct route than driving south around Lake Michigan through the Chicago area.

    Ground Transportation in Milwaukee

    The conference hotel is the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, 333 West Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. For parking information, visit the Accommodations page.

    Bus Routes

    Buses run throughout downtown Milwaukee.

    • Green Line » Access to Milwaukee General Mitchell International Airport (MKE), Bayshore Mall, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Summerfest
    • Brewer’s Line » Access to Miller Park, which is only operating for all Milwaukee Brewers Home Games     
    • Bus 30 » Access to Marquette University, Mayfair Mall, Wauwatosa Village
    • Bus 60 » Access to Mayfair Collection

    Streetcar

    The Hop streetcar connects some of Milwaukee’s most popular neighborhoods and attractions on its 2-mile route, starting at the Milwaukee Intermodal Station and looping through downtown.

    Rideshare

    Uber and Lyft both operate in Milwaukee. Use code VISITMKE or visit www.lyft.com/i/visitmke for $10 off two rides from Lyft.

    Taxis

    TaxiMKE is Milwaukee’s largest taxi company.

    Walking

    Milwaukee’s compact downtown makes it easily walkable. The 3-mile Milwaukee RiverWalk winds through downtown, connecting the Beerline B neighborhood to Old World Third Street and then the Historic Third Ward.

    Biking

    Milwaukee’s bike share program, Bublr Bikes, has stations located throughout downtown and in neighboring Shorewood, Wauwatosa, and West Allis. Milwaukee is a BCycle city, so use your home pass to check out a bike and start riding.


    Accessibility

    All Milwaukee city buses are wheelchair-accessible via a ramp at the front of the bus. Other accessible rides can be arranged through local non-emergency transportation companies. The Amtrak train between Milwaukee and Chicago is also wheelchair accessible. Find more accessibility resources at VisitMilwaukee.org.


    Hyatt Regency Milwaukee:  aerial view

    Milwaukee from above
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