There are 6 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly, line 02 bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Madison (MSN) ORD - MSN
  2. Take the line 02 bus from North Transfer Point to University & N Lake

$198 - $548

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Madison, WI University via Minneapolis

$19 - $33

4 alternative options

Bus Coach USA  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak Airport Express from Chicago O'hare
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison 966

$42 - $68

Train, bus  •  5 h 23 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 - $100

Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 30 min

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

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison 135.4 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison is to fly and line 02 bus which takes 1 h 55 min and costs $190 - $550.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Madison is 173 km. The road distance is 217 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport and arriving at Madison via Milwaukee. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Madison, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison via Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak and Milwaukee in around 3 h 45 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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Hourly
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
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from North Transfer Point to University & N Lake
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com
Coach USA
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

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