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Milwaukee Airport car hire

Airport Code: MKE

The Milwaukee International Airport offers convenient car rental office locations in side the terminal, with airport pickup being the fastest and easiest way to begin your stay in Milwaukee.  The following car rental providers have office locations inside the Milwaukee International Airport:

  • Alamo
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Dollar
  • Enterprise
  • Hertz
  • National
  • Thrifty

Additional Airport Information

Airport Name: Milwaukee International Airport

Airport Code: MKE

Telephone: 414-747-5300

Distance: Milwaukee Airport || 5 Miles / 8 km / 20 minutes by rental car from Downtown Milwaukee

Address: General Mitchell International Airport • 5300 South Howell Ave. • Milwaukee, WI 53207

Population: 594,833


The Domes

As Milwaukee is a winter wonderland more than six months out of the year there isn't a lot of opportunity for horticultural gardens exposed to the elements. The three huge glass domes, known simply as The Domes, are one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. Here you can visit a desert habitat, a rainforest, and a variety of other green exhibits which provide pleasant contrast to the frigid city during your tour of Milwaukee by car rental.

Milwaukee Public Museum

cheap car hire Milwaukee

If you're looking for one location to please everyone in your group by car rental in Milwaukee the Milwaukee Public Museum is your place.  Watch a film at the IMAX theater, visit the largest planetarium in the state, or visit thrilling and beautiful exhibits such as Butterflies Alive. Since indoor activities are the preferable for most of the year the city features a wealth of other fine museums.  Check out the Harley-Davidson Museum, the Betty Brinn Children's Museum, and Discovery World Museum at Pier Wisconsin.

McKinley Marina and Beach

When the weather is nice the best fun by car rental in Milwaukee can be found on the beach or in the city's parks.  Popular for fishing and relaxing on warm summer days, McKinley Park is a lovely place to spend the afternoon.  There is a giant breakwater that you can walk along that goes out into Lake Michigan, as well as a nice little pedestrian bridge that leads to the park from Lincoln Memorial Drive.

Day Trips

Milwaukee Boat Line

Park your Milwaukee car rental at the port and take a day trip on the Vista King.  The Milwaukee Boat Line is a great choice for and Summer visit to the city, offering frequent cruises and sight seeing tours on the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan.  Adults will enjoy their Happy Hour and Concert Cruises.

Ten Chimneys

Take a day trip to Genesee Depot, about 30 miles to the west of Milwaukee for the interesting little tour of the Ten Chimneys estate.  A National Historic Landmark, Ten Chimneys was created by Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne and is full of romantic furnishings from the 1930s and '40s.


Historic downtown Cedarburg is a lovely place to visit by car hire from Milwaukee.  Located around 20 miles north of Milwaukee in Ozaukee County, Cedarburg is often host to festivals and activities in the summer. Anytime of year it makes for a nice day trip to tour its historic buildings and have lunch in a quaint restaurant.


Knickerbocker on the Lake

1028 E Juneau Ave 

☎ +1 414 276-8500, fax: +1 414 276-3668

Iron Horse Hotel

500 W Florida St

☎ +1 414 374-IRON (toll free: +1 888-543-IRON, fax: +1 414 755-0084

Airlines Providing Airport Services to Milwaukee International Airport

  • Air Canada
  • Air Canada Jazz
  • American Airlines
  • Chautauqua Airlines
  • Delta
  • Frontier
  • US Airways

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