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There are 8 ways to get from Wisconsin to Brainerd Airport (BRD) by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly from Milwaukee

  1. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Brainerd (BRD)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, MN
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Brainerd, MN

Fly from Madison

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Brainerd (BRD)

Bus to Minneapolis, fly

  1. Take the bus from Eau Claire Amtrak Bus Stop to St. Paul-Minneapolis
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Brainerd (BRD)

Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee to Staples Amtrak Station
  2. Take a taxi from Staples Amtrak Station to Brainerd Airport (BRD)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Milwaukee to St. Paul-Minneapolis
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Brainerd, MN

Bus via Minneapolis Airport (MSP)

  1. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis / St Paul Airport to Perkins Restaurant & Bakery - Brainerd

Drive

  1. Drive from Milwaukee to Brainerd Airport (BRD)

Milwaukee (MKE) to Brainerd (BRD) flights

The flight time between Milwaukee (MKE) and Brainerd (BRD) is around 4h 40m and covers a distance of around 390 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 35m. Services are operated by Delta. Typically 21 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

21 Weekly Planes
4h 40m Average Duration
$164 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wisconsin to Brainerd Airport (BRD) is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8h.

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The fastest way to get from Wisconsin to Brainerd Airport (BRD) is to bus and fly which takes 3h 59m and costs $1,700 - $1,900.

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The distance between Wisconsin and Brainerd Airport (BRD) is 257 miles. The road distance is 471.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Wisconsin to Brainerd Airport (BRD) without a car is to train and taxi which takes 10h 25m and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Wisconsin to Brainerd Airport (BRD), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Wisconsin to Brainerd Airport (BRD) is to fly which takes 4h 35m and costs $160 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $150 and takes 11h 59m.

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There is no direct flight from Milwaukee Airport to Brainerd Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wisconsin to Brainerd Airport (BRD) is 471 miles. It takes approximately 8h to drive from Wisconsin to Brainerd Airport (BRD).

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Delta offers flights from Milwaukee Airport to Brainerd Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Brainerd Airport (BRD). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wisconsin to Brainerd Airport (BRD).
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  • Distance: 256.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Wisconsin, USA and Brainerd Airport (BRD), USA?

Delta flies from Milwaukee to Brainerd Airport (BRD) 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milwaukee to Brainerd Airport (BRD) via Minneapolis, MN and Brainerd, MN in around 11h 59m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Milwaukee to Brainerd via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Madison to Brainerd via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Madison to Brainerd via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Madison to Brainerd via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Brainerd
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee to Staples Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
Train from Milwaukee to St. Paul-Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Eau Claire Amtrak Bus Stop to St. Paul-Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Amtrak
Jefferson Lines
Phone
+1-858-800-8898
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Eau Claire Univ of WI, WI to St. Paul
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Brainerd, MN
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $110
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Minneapolis Downtown
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$30 - $65
Adult Advance Purchase
$26 - $40
Groome Transportation
Phone
+1 320-316-0943
Website
groometransportation.com
Bus from Minneapolis / St Paul Airport to Perkins Restaurant & Bakery - Brainerd
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
groometransportation.com
Other operators
Taxi from Staples Amtrak Station to Brainerd Airport (BRD)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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The best way to get from Wisconsin to Milwaukee Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs $3.

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