The shuttle will serve the Watertown Plank Park-Ride Lot (Watertown Plank Road, west of I-41/US 45) and will operate daily to the State Fair Transit Welcome Center at Gate 4. Shuttles from Watertown Plank Road Park-Ride Lot run approximately every 15 minutes. Parking is FREE. Service begins at 7:30 am until one half-hour after Fair closes. Shuttle fare is $3 cash round trip for adults or $2.50 using an MCTS M*CARD with Stored Cash Value. Children (6-11), seniors (65+) and persons with disabilities with proper ID pay $1.50 cash or $1.25 in Stored Cash Value with an MCTS M*CARD. Exact fare required.
MCTS Freeway Flyers:
During the State Fair, Freeway Flyers at designated Park-Ride Lots operate between 7:30 am until one half-hour after the Fair closes. Service is approximately every half-hour and goes directly to the State Fair Transit Welcome Center at Gate 4. Park for free at any of the following Park-Ride Lots: Brown Deer Road west of I-43; College Ave. at I-94 (North and South lots); Whitnall/Hales Corners at I-43 east of S. 108th St.; Loomis at Loomis Rd., south of Coldspring Rd. Flyer fare is $7 round trip for adults, $3 for children (6-11), seniors (65+) and persons with disabilities with proper ID. Exact fare required. With Stored Value on an MCTS M*CARD, round-trip freeway flyer fare is $5 for adults and $3 for children (6-11), seniors (65+) and persons with disabilities with proper ID.
MCTS Local Routes:
Look for the Cream Puff Line with special daily local service between Downtown Milwaukee and Gate 4. Local service to State Fair Park is also available on Routes 56 (Greenfield Ave.), 67 (N. 76th – S. 84th) and 76 (N. 60th – S. 70th). Regular bus fares apply. Visit RideMCTS.com to view bus schedules.
For information on MCTS transportation to Summerfest and other festivals from the State Fair Park-Ride Lot please click here.
WAUKESHA COUNTY STATE FAIR SHUTTLE
Head to the Fair on the Waukesha County shuttle with pick-ups and drop-offs from three convenient locations along I-94. The first bus departs Goerke’s Corners (I-94/Hwy 18 Park-Ride Lot at Barker Road) at 7:25 am, with departures every 30 minutes until the last departure at 7:55 pm. Departures from the Nagawaukee Park-Ride Lot in Delafield (I-94 & Hwy 83) begin at 7:30 am and depart every 30 minutes until 7:30 pm. Departures from the Meadowbrook Park-Ride Lot in Pewaukee (I-94 & Hwy G) begin at 7:40 am and depart every 30 minutes until 7:40 pm. Parking is FREE at each location. The shuttle drops off at the State Fair Transit Welcome Center at Gate 4 with return trips every 30 minutes at the top of the hour and on the :30’s. Regular round-trip fare is $8. Seniors (65+) and children (6-11) are $6. Children 5 years and under and strollers are FREE. For schedules and more details visit statefairshuttle.com.
GROUP SALES, CORPORATE PARTIES & BUS GROUPS
For information on purchases of 50 or more State Fair admission tickets, corporate parties and bus group tours, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-266-7028. Bus groups enter the State Fair Transit Welcome Center at Gate 4. Free off-site bus parking with shuttle service and FREE admission for drivers is available when coordinating with State Fair in advance.