There are 7 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Madison by bus, train, car, subway or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Madison - Langdon & N Park

$19 - $32

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison 966

$50 - $99

Airport SuperSaver, bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the Airport SuperSaver from Chicago Midway Airport to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison 966

$54 - $95

Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin 8960

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Madison 154.1 miles

$15 - $22

Subway, fly to Madison, line 02 bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library
  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 Lake

$198 - $563

Subway, fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Milwaukee (MKE) ORD - MKE
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison

$136 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Madison is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Madison is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Madison is 123 miles. The road distance is 154.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Madison, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Madison. However, there are services departing from Chicago Midway Airport and arriving at Madison via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport and Milwaukee. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Madison.
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  • Distance: 123.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and Madison, WI, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Madison 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
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 - $210
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago Midway Airport to Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Schedules at
airportsupersaver.com
Book at
airportsupersaver.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from North Transfer Point to University & N Lake
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com

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