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There are 5 ways to get from Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Megabus  •  5h 39m

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

$21 - $34

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 44m

  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

$42 - $95

Bus via Milwaukee Intermodal  •  6h 12m

  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

$36 - $71

Drive  •  2h 38m

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

$14 - $21

Train, fly, line 02 bus  •  4h 49m

  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

$202 - $565

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

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

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The distance between Evanston and University of Wisconsin–Madison is 114 miles. The road distance is 143 miles.

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The best way to get from Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison without a car is to bus which takes 5h 39m and costs $21 - $35.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison is 143 miles. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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

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There are 86+ hotels available in University of Wisconsin–Madison. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison.
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  • Distance: 113.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

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

Megabus operates a bus from Evanston to University of Wisconsin–Madison 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $28 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Evanston to Clybourn
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.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
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
Badger Bus
Website
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
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
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
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from North Transfer Point to University & Princeton
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com

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