There are 6 ways to get from Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison by train, bus, car 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

Train, bus  •  5 h 24 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

$53 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 37 min

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

$21 - $34

4 alternative options

Line 290 bus, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 290 bus from Howard CTA Station to Cumberland CTA Station 290
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il to Milwaukee, Wi
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison 966

$38 - $74

Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 26 min

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

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison 143 miles

$14 - $21

Train, fly, line 02 bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Evanston to Clybourn
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Madison (MSN) ORD - MSN
  3. Take the line 02 bus from North Transfer Point to University & Princeton

$200 - $562

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison is to drive which takes 2 h 38 min and costs $14 - $21.

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The distance between Evanston and University of Wisconsin–Madison is 182 km. The road distance is 229 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison. However, there are services departing from Howard CTA Station and arriving at University & Princeton via Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il, Milwaukee and University & N Lake. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between Evanston, IL, USA and University of Wisconsin–Madison, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison via Cumberland CTA Station, Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il, Milwaukee, Wi, Milwaukee, Madison, University & N Lake, and University & Princeton in around 5 h 33 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
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Evanston to Clybourn
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Howard CTA Station to Cumberland CTA Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from North Transfer Point to University & Princeton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com

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