There are 7 ways to get from Cleveland 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 to Madison  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Madison (MSN) CLE - MSN

$156 - $856

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Madison - Langdon & N Park

$49 - $74

5 alternative options

Fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Milwaukee (MKE) CLE - MKE
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison

$154 - $804

Train, bus  •  11 h 15 min

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

$106 - $244

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison 966

$73 - $162

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin 8960

Drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Madison 493.1 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Madison is to bus which costs $45 - $75 and takes 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Madison is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $850 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and Madison is 411 miles. The road distance is 493.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Cleveland to Madison, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Madison. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at Madison via Chicago, Il and Milwaukee. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Madison, WI, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Cleveland to Madison hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cleveland to Madison via Chicago, Il, Milwaukee, Wi, and Milwaukee in around 11 h 38 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Madison via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Madison via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Cleveland to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Cleveland to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 to Chicago
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Madison - Langdon & N Park
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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