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There are 8 ways to get from Madison to Niagara Falls by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Madison to Buffalo  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Buffalo (BUF) MSN - BUF

$188 - $1,123

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  18h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Madison - Langdon & N Park to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Hamilton, On
  3. Take the bus from Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride to Niagara Falls Bus Terminal 12

$82 - $177

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Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Buffalo  •  7h

  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 Buffalo (BUF) ORD - BUF

$154 - $419

Bus to Milwaukee, fly to Toronto, train  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from UW Madison Langdon St to Milwaukee Mitchell Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Toronto (YYZ) MKE - YYZ
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$178 - $558

Bus, train  •  17h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station
  3. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station

$127 - $295

Bus, train via Milwaukee Intermodal Station  •  17h 23m

  1. Take the bus from UW Madison Langdon St to Milwaukee Intermodal
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station
  4. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station

$135 - $354

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  18h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON 207 / ...

$88 - $185

Drive  •  11h 30m

  1. Drive from Madison to Niagara Falls 669.7 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Madison to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Madison to Niagara Falls is to bus and fly which costs $150 - $420 and takes 7h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madison to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Madison - Langdon & N Park and arriving at Niagara Falls Bus Terminal via Chicago, Il, Hamilton GO Centre Bus and Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 11m.

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The distance between Madison and Niagara Falls is 525 miles. The road distance is 669.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Madison to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus and train which takes 17h 14m and costs $120 - $300.

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It takes approximately 7h 12m to get from Madison to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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Madison to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Madison - Langdon & N Park station.

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The best way to get from Madison to Niagara Falls is to fly which takes 7h 12m and costs $180 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $180 and takes 18h 11m.

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There is no direct flight from Madison Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 31m and has one stopover.

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Madison to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Niagara Falls Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Madison to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 524.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 12m

What companies run services between Madison, WI, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Madison to Niagara Falls hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madison to Niagara Falls via Chicago, Chicago, Il, Hamilton, On, Hamilton GO Centre Bus, and Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride in around 18h 11m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Madison to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,100
Flights from Madison to Buffalo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,100
Flights from Madison to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,100
Flights from Madison to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,100
Flights from Madison to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Milwaukee to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madison to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,100
Flights from Madison to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,100
Flights from Madison to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$14 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
GO Transit
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 Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union 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
Bus operators
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & Park St to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from UW Madison Langdon St to Milwaukee Mitchell Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Bus from UW Madison Langdon St to Milwaukee Intermodal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21
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 UW Madison Langdon St to Milwaukee Intermodal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Madison - Langdon & N Park to Milwaukee, WI
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Madison - Langdon & N Park to Chicago
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Book at
megabus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Hamilton, On
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Toronto, On to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride to Niagara Falls Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
GO Transit
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL - 630 West Harrison Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Megabus Canada

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Niagara Falls is 1h ahead of Madison. It is currently 1:30 PM in Madison and 2:30 PM in Niagara Falls.

Yes, the driving distance between Madison to Niagara Falls is 670 miles. It takes approximately 11h 30m to drive from Madison to Niagara Falls.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Madison Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 458+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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