Chicago to Madison, WI bus

Cheap bus tickets from Chicago to Madison, WI

Showing times and prices for Aug 10

Cheapest

41

Average

41

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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10:15AMUnion Station3h20 01:35PMMadison, WI
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04:45PMUnion Station4h05 08:50PMMadison, WI
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10:15AMUnion Station3h35 01:50PMMadison, WI
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08:00AMUnion Station3h50 11:50AMMadison, WI
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06:15AMUnion Station3h20 09:35AMMadison, WI
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Bus schedule from Chicago to Madison, WI

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06:10AMUnion Station5h20 11:30AMMadison, WI
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06:15AMUnion Station3h20 09:35AMMadison, WI
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06:15AMUnion Station3h35 09:50AMMadison, WI
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08:00AMUnion Station3h50 11:50AMMadison, WI
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08:00AMUnion Station3h35 11:35AMMadison, WI
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10:15AMUnion Station3h20 01:35PMMadison, WI
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10:15AMUnion Station3h35 01:50PMMadison, WI
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11:45AMUnion Station3h20 03:05PMMadison, WI
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11:45AMUnion Station3h35 03:20PMMadison, WI
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01:05PMUnion Station4h10 05:15PMMadison, WI
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01:10PMUnion Station3h25 04:35PMMadison, WI
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01:10PMUnion Station3h40 04:50PMMadison, WI
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02:10PMUnion Station3h40 05:50PMMadison, WI
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02:10PMUnion Station3h25 05:35PMMadison, WI
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03:00PMUnion Station3h50 06:50PMMadison, WI
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03:00PMUnion Station3h35 06:35PMMadison, WI
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03:15PMUnion Station4h20 07:35PMMadison, WI
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04:45PMUnion Station4h05 08:50PMMadison, WI
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04:45PMUnion Station3h50 08:35PMMadison, WI
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06:00PMUnion Station3h35 09:35PMMadison, WI
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06:00PMUnion Station3h50 09:50PMMadison, WI
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07:15PMUnion Station3h20 10:35PMMadison, WI
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07:15PMUnion Station3h35 10:50PMMadison, WI
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09:15PMUnion Station3h20 12:35AMMadison, WI
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09:15PMUnion Station3h35 12:50AMMadison, WI
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11:15PMUnion Station3h35 02:50AMMadison, WI
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11:15PMUnion Station3h20 02:35AMMadison, WI
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Bus times from Chicago to Madison, WI

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Fastest Journey

3 h 20 m

Average

3 h 41 m

Buses per day

27

Distance

198 km

Of the 27 buses that leave Chicago for Madison, WI every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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10:15AMUnion Station3h20 01:35PMMadison, WI
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411One-way
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06:15AMUnion Station3h20 09:35AMMadison, WI
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411One-way
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09:15PMUnion Station3h20 12:35AMMadison, WI
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411One-way
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11:45AMUnion Station3h20 03:05PMMadison, WI
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11:15PMUnion Station3h20 02:35AMMadison, WI
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Overview: Bus from Chicago to Madison, WI

distanceDistance122 miles (197 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$42 (€39)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesGreyhound, Amtrak, Megabus or Flixbus USA

Buses from Chicago to Madison, WI cover the 122 miles (197 km) long route taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like Greyhound, Amtrak, Megabus or Flixbus USA. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $42 (€39), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $32 (€30).

Bus companies: Amtrak, FlixBus and Greyhound from Chicago to Madison, WI

Travel to Madison, WI from Chicago from $32 (€30) with Omio’s bus partners Amtrak, FlixBus and Greyhound! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Bus information from Chicago to Madison, WI with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 40 min
  • Average Price: $32
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Amtrak is the main bus company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak buses running daily, you can travel by bus across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela bus for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your bus journey between Chicago and Madison, WI, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from Chicago to Madison, WI bus information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 37 min
  • Average Price: $44
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Find cheap tickets for Greyhound buses between Chicago and Madison, WI on Omio. Omio can help you find the best bus deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Chicago to Madison, WI bus schedule from Greyhound, the latest bus ticket offers available and other travel information for the 122 miles (197 km) route to Madison, WI from Chicago, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for buses between Chicago and Madison, WI in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Greyhound buses available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the Greyhound bus schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Madison, WI from Chicago and then book a cheap bus with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming bus between Chicago and Madison, WI with Greyhound!

    Travel Tips: Bus to Madison, WI from Chicago

    Take the bus to Madison, WI easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to Madison, WI.
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    Bus tickets from Chicago to Madison, WI for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $32 (€30)  one way in the next 7 days.
    The bus price from Chicago to Madison, WI is on average $42 (€39)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Chicago and Madison, WI by bus to be approximately 122 miles (197 km).
    The Chicago to Madison, WI bus duration is on average 3 h 25 min, which is to be expected when traveling 122 miles (197 km) to Madison, WI from Chicago. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    For the best Chicago to Madison, WI bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Greyhound, Amtrak, Megabus or Flixbus USA. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Chicago and Madison, WI to compare what amenities they may offer.
    You can take the first bus from Chicago to Madison, WI at 11: 15 AM. The last bus from Chicago to Madison, WI that you can take departs at 11: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Chicago to Madison, WI schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    If you buy a bus ticket from Chicago to Madison, WI within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $42 (€39) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Chicago and Madison, WI are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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