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There are 4 ways to get from Highland Park to Madison by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Glenview Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Hiawatha Service
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison - Langdon & N Park

$41 - $82

3 alternative options

Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 32 min

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

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Highland Park to Madison 142.1 miles

$13 - $21

Train, fly, line 02 bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Highland Park 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 & N Frances

$203 - $566

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The cheapest way to get from Highland Park to Madison is to drive which costs $13 - $21 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Highland Park to Madison is to drive which costs $13 - $21 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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The distance between Highland Park and Madison is 103 miles. The road distance is 142.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Highland Park to Madison without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 39 min and costs $40 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Highland Park to Madison, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Madison Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Highland Park to Madison is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Highland Park to 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 82+ hotels available in Madison. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Highland Park to Madison.
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  • Distance: 102.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Highland Park, IL, USA and Madison, WI, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Highland Park to Madison every 4 hours, and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

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

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Glenview Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Highland Park to Clybourn
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Megabus
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from North Transfer Point to University & N Frances
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com

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