There are 5 ways to get from Madison to Peoria 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  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Peoria Southbound

$60 - $70

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 50 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 Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Uptown Station to Peoria

$75 - $280

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Madison to Peoria 211.7 miles

$20 - $30

Fly from Madison  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Peoria (PIA) MSN - PIA

$168 - $783

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  5 h 2 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 Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA

$214 - $479

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

You can take a bus from Madison to Peoria via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport and Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport in around 7 h. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Madison to Peoria hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madison to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Madison to Peoria via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Madison to Peoria via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Madison to Peoria via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Madison to Peoria via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Madison to Peoria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$14 - $21
Business Seat
$28
Roomette
$183
Bedroom
$330 - $350
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
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Peoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Uptown Station to Peoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
peoriacharter.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
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madison and Peoria is 265 km. The road distance is 339 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madison to Peoria is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Madison to Peoria is to drive which takes 3 h 41 min and costs $20 - $30.

No, there is no direct bus from Madison to Peoria. However, there are services departing from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park and arriving at Peoria via Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

It takes approximately 7 h to get from Madison to Peoria, including transfers.