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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Madison, line 04 bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Madison (MSN) ORD - MSN
  2. Take the line 04 bus from North Transfer Point to N Lake & State

$198 - $548

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Bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Airport to Madison, WI Chicago - Madison

$18 - $26

2 alternative options

Fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  3h 51m

  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

$129 - $389

Drive  •  2h 16m

  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 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison is to fly and line 04 bus which costs $190 - $550 and takes 2h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Airport and arriving at Madison, WI. Services depart twice a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 25m.

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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 2h 25m and costs $18 - $26.

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It takes approximately 2h 11m 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 OurBus, depart from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Airport station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Madison Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Madison, WI station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison is 135 miles. It takes approximately 2h 16m 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 11m

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

OurBus operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Madison twice a week. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 2h 25m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Bus operators
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from North Transfer Point to N Lake & State
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 20 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
$17 - $25
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Madison
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
golamers.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Airport to Madison, WI
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
ourbus.com

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

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