The cheapest times to fly from MKE to MQT are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 16th to June 10th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 17th, October 1st, October 15th, November 19th, and November 26th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MKE to MQT is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $566 for Sunday flights during early July, or as low as $173 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Marquette

Flying from Milwaukee, WI (MKE) to Marquette, MI (MQT) will usually cost between $230 to $454 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $263. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $468. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $205 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $310 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MKE to MQT flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MKE to MQT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MKE to MQT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MKE to MQT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Milwaukee. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.81, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MQT, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MKE. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $85 (24%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $269. Return trip prices are from the MQT to MKE flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MKE to MQT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MKE to MQT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from MQT
  • Usually 3.87% less expensive than MQT
  • 1-layover flights available

See MKE to TVC flights

Destination alternative #2: Pellston Regional of Emmet County Airport (PLN) in Pellston, MI

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from MQT
  • Usually 3.55% less expensive than MQT
  • 1-layover flights available

See MKE to PLN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MKE to MQT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sawyer International Airport to General Mitchell International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 237 miles or 381 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MKE to MQT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MKE to MQT flight is about 1 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Milwaukee, WI and Marquette, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from MKE to MQT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MKE
Origination airport name General Mitchell International Airport
City Milwaukee, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -87.9

Return Airport

Destination code MQT
Destination airport name Sawyer International Airport
City Marquette, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 46.4
Longitude -87.4


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