There are 6 ways to get from Madison to Davenport by bus, train, 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

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Davenport, IA 1205 / ...

$65 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison - Langdon & N Park to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Davenport, Ia 4567 / ...

$41 - $83

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison to Milwaukee 965
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Davenport, IA

$81 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Madison to Davenport 163.1 miles

$16 - $24

Fly from Madison  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Moline (MLI) MSN - MLI

$192 - $1,034

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Moline (MLI) ORD - MLI

$218 - $470

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madison to Davenport is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madison to Davenport is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Madison and Davenport is 123 miles. The road distance is 163.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Madison to Davenport, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madison to Davenport. However, there are services departing from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St and arriving at Davenport, IA via Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madison to Davenport is 163 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from Madison to Davenport.

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Madison to Davenport bus services, operated by Vangalder Bus, depart from Madison - Langdon & N Park station.

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Map of how to get from Madison to Davenport.
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  • Distance: 123.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

What companies run services between Madison, WI, USA and Davenport, IA, USA?

You can take a bus from Madison to Davenport via Chicago, IL - Amtrak and Chicago, IL in around 7 h 15 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Madison to Davenport hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Madison to Moline via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Madison to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Madison to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Madison to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madison to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Madison to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Bus operators
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Madison to Milwaukee
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 Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Milwaukee, WI
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Davenport, Ia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55

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