Directions from Madison to Omaha

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Recommended option

Fly Madison to Omaha  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Omaha (OMA) MSN - OMA

$186 - $956

Cheapest option

Bus via Chicago, IL  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI University to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 1205 / ...

$90 - $130

7 alternative options

Fly Madison to Lincoln, shuttle  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Lincoln (LNK) MSN - LNK
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lincoln, NE to Omaha

$283 - $1,267

Bus to Chicago Midway, fly to Omaha  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI University to Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Omaha (OMA) MDW - OMA

$172 - $382

Bus to Milwaukee, fly to Omaha  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison to Milwaukee
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Omaha (OMA) MKE - OMA

$195 - $947

Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Dubuque, IA
  2. Take the bus from Dubuque, IA to Des Moines, IA
  3. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Omaha, NE

$103 - $148

Bus, train  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI University to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Omaha Amtrak California Zephyr

$105 - $240

Bus, train via Milwaukee  •  13 h 44 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 train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Omaha Amtrak

$121 - $265

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Madison to Omaha 428.5 miles

$40 - $65

What companies run services between Madison, WI, USA and Omaha, NE, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Madison to Omaha hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madison to Omaha via Dubuque, IA and Des Moines, IA in around 13 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Madison to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Madison to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Madison to Omaha via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Madison to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Madison to Lincoln via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Madison to Omaha via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Madison to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Madison to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madison to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Madison to Omaha via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Madison to Omaha via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Madison to Omaha via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Milwaukee to Omaha via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Omaha Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
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
Navigator Airport Express
Website
navigatorairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Lincoln, NE to Omaha
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
navigatorairportexpress.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Madison, WI University to Chicago, IL - Midway International Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Madison, WI University to Chicago, IL - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 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
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Dubuque, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Dubuque, IA to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Des Moines, IA to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madison and Omaha is 575 km. The road distance is 686 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madison to Omaha is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Madison to Omaha is to fly which takes 6 h 37 min and costs $180 - $1,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Madison to Omaha. However, there are services departing from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin and arriving at Omaha, NE via Dubuque, IA and Des Moines, IA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h.

It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Madison to Omaha, including transfers.