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Wisconsin State Fair

MCTS is the blue ribbon choice for an easy, safe and convenient way to get to the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair!

Our Shuttles, Freeway Flyers and local routes all take riders straight to the gates of State Fair Park August 3 through August 13.

Cream Puff Line service to the State Fair

MCTS offers special service from Downtown Milwaukee to the State Fair via the Cream Puff Line. The Cream Puff Line serves all GreenLine stops on Water Street between Juneau and National, all BlueLine bus stops from Walker’s Point to Greenfield & 70th, then it serves all Route 56 bus stops on Greenfield Avenue between 70th and 84th, with a final stop on the State Fair Grounds.

Cream Puff Line hours:

  • To State Fair -  7am to 8pm
  • From State Fair - 9:45am to 1am (Sunday service ends at 11:30pm)

Regular fares are in effect for the Cream Puff Line.

 

Watertown Plank Shuttle

Shuttle service operates every day of the Fair from 7:30 am until 30 minutes after it closes. Shuttles run approximately every 15 minutes from the Watertown Plank Road Park-Ride lot to Gate 4 of State Fair Park. The Watertown Plank Road Park-Ride lot is located at the intersection of Watertown Plank Road and Swan Boulevard, just west of US Hwy 45. Parking is free.

Round Trip Shuttle Fare

  Regular Discounted
M•CARD Ride $2.50 $1.25
Cash Ride $3.00 $1.50
1, 7 or 31 - Day Pass Free Free
Valid Transfer - Tap card  Free Free

 

Freeway Flyer service

Freeway Flyers operate every day of the Fair from 7:30 am until 30 minutes after it closes. Flyers provide service approximately every 30 minutes between the following park-ride lots and Gate 4 of State Fair Park:

  • Brown Deer East – Brown Deer Rd., west of I-43
  • College – College Ave, at I-94 (both lots north and south of College)
  • Loomis – Loomis Rd., north of I-894 and south of Coldspring Rd.
  • Whitnall/Hales Corners – I-43, east of S. 108th St.

Round Trip Freeway Flyer Fare

  Regular Discounted
M•CARD Ride $5.00 $3.00
Cash Ride $7.00 $3.00
1, 7 or 31 - Day Pass Additional $2.50 Additional $0.80
Valid Transfer - Tap card  Additional $2.50 Additional $0.80
DISCOUNTED: Children (ages 6 - 11), seniors (65 and over) and persons with disabilities with proper ID. Children under 6 ride free when accompanied by an adult)

 

Local service to the State Fair

Take Milwaukee's original ride share to State Fair. Several of our local routes stop near the Fair gates. Plan your trip, get on board and get to the Fair without the hassle or cost of parking.

Regular fares are in effect for all local routes.