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

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Fly to Madison, line 02 bus  •  2h 4m

  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 Frances

$198 - $548

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5h 12m

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

$19 - $33

4 alternative options

Fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Milwaukee (MKE) ORD - MKE
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee Mitchell Airport to UW Madison Langdon St

$136 - $387

Bus Coach USA  •  4h 2m

  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 Intermodal to UW Madison Langdon St Daily Route

$31 - $62

Train, bus  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee Intermodal to UW Madison Langdon St Daily Route

$39 - $94

Drive  •  2h 23m

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

$13 - $20

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

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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 costs $190 - $550 and takes 2h 4m.

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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 UW Madison Langdon St via Milwaukee Intermodal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Madison is 108 miles. The road distance is 135.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison without a car is to bus which takes 4h 2m and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 2h 4m to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison, including transfers.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Madison Airport is the direct flight which takes 53m.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison bus services, operated by Badger Bus, arrive at UW Madison Langdon St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison is 135 miles. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison.
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  • Distance: 108.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 4m

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 Intermodal in around 4h 2m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
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
1h 29m
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
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from North Transfer Point to University & N Frances
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee Mitchell Airport to UW Madison Langdon St
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee Intermodal to UW Madison Langdon St
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Milwaukee Intermodal to UW Madison Langdon St
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison - Langdon & N Park
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Madison - Langdon & N Park
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Book at
megabus.com

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

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