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There are 5 ways to get from Aurora to Madison by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison - Langdon & N Park

$44 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Naperville Amtrak to Chicago, IL 1492 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Madison - Langdon & N Park

$42 - $65

3 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station Bnsf
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin 8960

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Aurora to Madison 138.4 miles

$13 - $20

Train, fly, line 02 bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Madison (MSN) ORD - MSN
  3. Take the line 02 bus from North Transfer Point to University & N Frances

$203 - $568

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The cheapest way to get from Aurora to Madison is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aurora to Madison is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aurora to Madison. However, there are services departing from Broadway & Spring St and arriving at Madison - Langdon & N Park via Naperville Amtrak and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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The distance between Aurora and Madison is 107 miles. The road distance is 138.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Aurora to Madison without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 53 min and costs $40 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Aurora to Madison, including transfers.

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Aurora to Madison bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Naperville Amtrak station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Madison Airport is the direct flight which takes 52 min.

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Aurora to Madison bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Madison - Langdon & N Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aurora to Madison is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Aurora to Madison.

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  • Distance: 106.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between Aurora, IL, USA and Madison, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from Aurora to Madison via Naperville Metra, Naperville Amtrak, Chicago, IL, and Chicago in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison - Langdon & N Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
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megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Madison - Langdon & N Park
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Book at
megabus.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Burlington Trailways
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from North Transfer Point to University & N Frances
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Madison Airport.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Madison. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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