Bus from Chicago to Madison, WI

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Facts about the bus from Chicago to Madison, WI

Cheapest Bus$1.00
Fastest Bus3h 30m
Earliest Bus6:45 AM
Latest Bus9:05 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance122.2 miles
Bus Companiesmegabus, Greyhound US
Do you want to travel by bus from Chicago to Madison, WI?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Chicago and arriving in Madison, WI and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as Greyhound US or megabus. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Chicago Madison, WI bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Chicago and Madison, WI which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Madison, WI, alternative destinations from Chicago, and the most popular airport shuttles from Madison, WI.

The cheapest bus routes from Chicago to Madison, WI

Today
from $32.00
Tomorrow
04/22
from $29.00
04/23
from $39.99
04/24
from $31.00
04/25
from $1.00

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

  • megabus
    9:00 AM
    Chicago, IL - Polk St & Canal St
    Duration 3h 30m
    12:30 PM
    Madison, WI - University Wisconsin-Madison
    from$1.00
  • Greyhound US
    10:20 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 6h 50m
    5:10 PM
    Madison, WI
    from$25.00
  • Greyhound US
    1:00 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 4h 10m
    5:10 PM
    Madison, WI
    from$28.00
  • Greyhound US
    6:45 AM
    Chicago, IL - Harvey bus terminal
    Duration 9h 35m
    4:20 PM
    Madison, WI - Dutch Mill Park & Ride
    from$29.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:45 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 7h 25m
    5:10 PM
    Madison, WI
    from$30.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:35 AM
    Chicago, IL - Harvey bus terminal
    Duration 7h 35m
    5:10 PM
    Madison, WI - Dutch Mill Park & Ride
    from$30.00
  • Greyhound US
    6:45 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 10h 10m
    4:55 PM
    Madison, WI
    from$37.00
  • Greyhound US
    6:45 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 3h 30m
    10:15 AM
    Madison, WI
    from$43.00
  • Greyhound US
    9:05 PM
    Chicago
    Duration 20h 55m
    6:00 PM
    Madison, WI
    from$44.00

The cheapest train connections from Chicago to Madison, WI

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • Amtrak
    6:15 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 3h 20m
    9:35 AM
    Madison, WI
    from$34.66
  • Amtrak
    8:00 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 3h 35m
    11:35 AM
    Madison, WI
    from$34.66
  • Amtrak
    10:15 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 3h 20m
    1:35 PM
    Madison, WI
    from$34.66
  • Amtrak
    11:45 AM
    Chicago
    Duration 3h 20m
    3:05 PM
    Madison, WI
    from$34.66

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Bus Chicago to Madison, WI: Further Information

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In the search bar, we have already set Chicago as your place of departure and Madison, WI as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date. Generally, most people book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
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Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Chicago to Madison, WI and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by megabus at $1.00, whereas the quickest connection takes 3h 30m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Chicago Madison, WI bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Chicago to Madison, WI!

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 Street 800, 53706 Madison, WI (USA)
Langdon St 800, 53703 Madison, WI (USA)
Highland Ave 600, 53726 Madison, WI (USA)
Tokay Blvd 5600, 53719 Madison, WI (USA)

FAQs about the bus route Chicago to Madison, WI

How much does a Chicago Madison, WI bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $1.00 and takes 3h 30m to reach Madison, WI. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Chicago to Madison, WI?

This route is offered by 1 bus company with a range of ticket prices between $1.00 and $44.00. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Madison, WI.

On average, how many connections are available from Chicago to Madison, WI each day?

Every day, the Chicago Madison, WI bus route is served by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Chicago to Madison, WI take?

The fastest bus from Chicago to Madison, WI is offered by megabus and takes 3h 30m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $1.00. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Chicago to Madison, WI?

The earliest bus arriving in Madison, WI from Chicago starts at 6:45 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Chicago to Madison, WI?

The latest bus trip departing from Chicago for Madison, WI starts at 9:05 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Chicago Madison, WI route?

When traveling by bus from Chicago to Madison, WI, passengers can travel with Greyhound US and megabus. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus from Chicago to Madison, WI?

If you're looking for a direct bus route from Chicago to Madison, WI, CheckMyBus currently compares 1 direct bus connection with the following company: megabus

What can I take with me on the Chicago to Madison, WI bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Chicago Madison, WI bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Chicago Madison, WI bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Chicago to Madison, WI on your planned travel date.

Compare Chicago and Madison, WI

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

Bus routes from Chicago and Madison, WI

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