Bus Chicago to Madison, WI and return

Cheap bus and train tickets for trips from Madison, WI to Chicago and return

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Facts about the bus from Chicago to Madison, WI

Cheapest Bus$1.00
Fastest Bus3h 15m
Earliest Bus8:00 AM
Latest Bus11:59 PM
Daily Bus Routes5 Ø
Distance122.2 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus US, OurBus, Greyhound US

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Madison, WI

Today
from $24.00
Tomorrow
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No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • megabus US
    8:00 AM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    Duration 3h 30m
    11:30 AM
    Madison, WI - University Wisconsin-Madison
    from$1.00
  • OurBus
    10:00 AM
    Chicago, IL - Union Station
    Duration 3h 15m
    1:15 PM
    Madison, WI - Chazen Museum
    from$10.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:15 AM
    Chicago, IL - 95th & Dan Ryan
    Duration 7h 5m
    4:20 PM
    Madison, WI - Dutch Mill Park & Ride
    from$23.00
  • megabus US
    11:45 PM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    Duration 3h 35m
    3:20 AM
    Madison, WI - University Wisconsin-Madison
    from$25.00
  • megabus US
    11:59 PM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    Duration 3h 16m
    3:15 AM
    Madison, WI - University Wisconsin-Madison
    from$25.00

The cheapest carpooling offers from Chicago to Madison, WI

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    3:00 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 2h 40m
    5:40 AM
    Madison, WI
    from$10.21

The cheapest bus routes from Madison, WI to Chicago

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • OurBus
    4:00 PM
    Madison, WI - Chazen Museum
    Duration 3h 15m
    7:15 PM
    Chicago, IL - Union Station
    from$15.00
  • Greyhound US
    5:55 PM
    Madison, WI - Chazen Museum
    Duration 3h 50m
    9:45 PM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    from$23.00
  • Greyhound US
    5:55 PM
    Madison, WI - Chazen Museum
    Duration 3h 45m
    9:40 PM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    from$24.00
  • megabus US
    1:20 PM
    Madison, WI - University Wisconsin-Madison
    Duration 4h 0m
    5:20 PM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    from$29.00
  • megabus US
    2:30 PM
    Madison, WI - University Wisconsin-Madison
    Duration 4h 0m
    6:30 PM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    from$29.00
  • megabus US
    2:50 PM
    Madison, WI - University Wisconsin-Madison
    Duration 3h 40m
    6:30 PM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    from$29.00
  • megabus US
    4:00 PM
    Madison, WI - University Wisconsin-Madison
    Duration 3h 50m
    7:50 PM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    from$29.00
  • megabus US
    4:20 PM
    Madison, WI - University Wisconsin-Madison
    Duration 3h 30m
    7:50 PM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    from$29.00
  • megabus US
    5:30 PM
    Madison, WI - University Wisconsin-Madison
    Duration 3h 50m
    9:20 PM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    from$29.00
  • megabus US
    5:50 PM
    Madison, WI - University Wisconsin-Madison
    Duration 3h 30m
    9:20 PM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    from$29.00

The cheapest carpooling offers from Madison, WI to Chicago

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    1:20 PM
    Madison, WI
    Duration 2h 40m
    4:00 PM
    Chicago
    from$10.21

Information about the bus connection, amenities and services

Want to travel from Chicago to Madison, WI or from Madison, WI to Chicago? You can choose between the following carriers: megabus US, OurBus, GotoBus or Busbud. They will get you there at a fair price. You can travel for as low as $1.00 or reach your desired destination within 3h 30m. Travel smart!
Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only affordable but it's also the green way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions. Traveling by bus has also become as convenient as flying or taking the train. In recent years, carriers have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power outlets, USB plugs, to wireless internet at no extra cost. When taking a look at the search results displayed on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all carriers. For instance, wireless internet at no extra cost can be found on board most buses operated by megabus US. That way you'll be able to surf the web while on the road. A generous luggage allowance also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's carriers. Your trip from Madison, WI to Chicago can become a lot easier if you do your research before you travel. Most carriers offering intercity buses from Chicago to Madison, WI, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or oversized baggage can usually be booked for a few dollars (or the currency of the country you're traveling in). Take a look at the exact location of the bus stops in both cities, find out about departure times and book the perfect bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current special rates for your Chicago – Madison, WI bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!
You'd consider yourself a low-budget tourist? Then you should definitely take a bus as it's one of the cheapest means of transportation. A bus ticket for a trip from Chicago to Madison, WI is generally inexpensive. Should you book your journey last-minute, however, you might have to pay a bit more. Here's another recommendation: remember to take a look at travel times. Avoid spending too much time on the road by simply opting for the fastest bus.

Bus stops in Chicago and Madison, WI

Stations
Taft St 2001, 53713 Madison, WI (USA)
University Avenue 750-800, 53706 Madison, WI (USA)
Collins Ct 46, 53716 Madison, WI (USA)
Langdon St 800, 53703 Madison, WI (USA)
Highland Ave 600, 53726 Madison, WI (USA)
Tokay Blvd 5600, 53719 Madison, WI (USA)

Compare Chicago and Madison, WI

$4.65
$5.83
Chicago
Madison, WI
A cab ride in Chicago is 21% cheaper than in Madison, WI.
$2.25
$2.00
Chicago
Madison, WI
A bus fare in Chicago is 12% more expensive than in Madison, WI.
$5.00
$4.25
Chicago
Madison, WI
A large beer in Chicago is 15% more expensive than in Madison, WI.
$1.90
$1.76
Chicago
Madison, WI
A bottle of water in Chicago is 8% more expensive than in Madison, WI.
$10.74
$9.03
Chicago
Madison, WI
A meal in Chicago is 16% more expensive than in Madison, WI.

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