It’s no secret that a business needs access to reliable and state-of-the-art transportation to thrive. Oak Creek boasts easy access to multiple transportation options:
I-94/41 connects Oak Creek to commerce hubs such as Chicago and Minneapolis-St. Paul. 500+ multi-service motor freight carriers operate out of the greater Oak Creek area to help you deliver goods to customers. I-94/41 also connects Oak Creek to the metro Milwaukee workforce.
The City of Oak Creek shares a border with Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport, which transports nearly 10 million passengers and over 200 million lbs. of cargo each year. Oak Creek is only 72 miles from O’Hare International Airport.
In the metro Milwaukee area, three “Class 1” railroads deliver freight quickly and efficiently. Oak Creek is also 84 miles north of Chicago, the country’s most important interchange point for freight. For passenger transport, Amtrak’s Hiawatha service connects nearby Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport to the heart of Chicago.
The nearby Port of Milwaukee handles over three million metric tons of cargo each year. Milwaukee’s protected harbor offers year-round navigation – even as temperatures may drop. In addition, the Lake Express high-speed passenger ferry operates from May to November.
Oak Creek is served by the Milwaukee County Transit System. The following routes operate in Oak Creek:
- Route 80
- Route 219
- Purple Line
- Route 40 (Freeway Flyer)
Wisconsin Coach Lines provides commuter service from downtown Milwaukee to Racine/Kenosha with stops in Oak Creek.