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The cheapest times to fly from MKE to SDF are

  • July 30th to March 4th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 15th, November 19th, November 26th, and December 17th)

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 SDF is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $491 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $211 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.

 

When to Fly to Louisville

Flying from Milwaukee, WI (MKE) to Louisville, KY (SDF) will usually cost between $214 to $397 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $249. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $367. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $118 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $296 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MKE to SDF flight.

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

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MKE to SDF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MKE to SDF 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 $0.53, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $79 (23%) 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 $258. Return trip prices are from the SDF to MKE flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MKE to SDF 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 37 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 SDF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from SDF
  • Usually 15.23% less expensive than SDF
  • 1-layover flights available

See MKE to CVG flights

Destination alternative #2: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from SDF
  • Usually 8.97% less expensive than SDF
  • 1-layover flights available

See MKE to IND flights

Destination alternative #3: James M Cox/Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, OH

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from SDF
  • Usually 3.05% less expensive than SDF
  • 1-layover flights available

See MKE to DAY flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport to General Mitchell International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 349 miles or 562 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MKE to SDF flight is about 1 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Milwaukee, WI and Louisville, KY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from MKE to SDF.

 

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 SDF
Destination airport name Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport
City Louisville, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38.2
Longitude -85.7

 

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