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There are 5 ways to get from Madison to Schaumburg by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 30m

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

$42 - $45

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Drive  •  2h 6m

  1. Drive from Madison to Schaumburg 121.7 miles

$11 - $18

Line 04 bus to Madison, fly, line 600 bus  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the line 04 bus from N Lake & University to North Transfer Point
  2. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MSN - ORD
  3. Take the line 600 bus from Rosemont CTA Station to Northwest Transportation Center

$198 - $559

Bus to Milwaukee, fly  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from UW Madison Langdon St to Milwaukee Mitchell Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MKE - ORD

$137 - $398

Bus to Dubuque, fly  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Dubuque, IA
  2. Fly from Dubuque (DBQ) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DBQ - ORD

$212 - $428

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The cheapest way to get from Madison to Schaumburg is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Madison to Schaumburg is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madison to Schaumburg. However, there are services departing from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park and arriving at Woodfield Mall via Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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The distance between Madison and Schaumburg is 99 miles. The road distance is 121.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Madison to Schaumburg without a car is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs $42 - $45.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Madison to Schaumburg, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Madison Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Madison to Schaumburg bus services, operated by Vangalder Bus, arrive at Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madison to Schaumburg is 122 miles. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from Madison to Schaumburg.

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  • Distance: 98.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

Vangalder Bus operates a bus from Madison to Schaumburg hourly. Tickets cost $30 and the journey takes 3h 5m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madison to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Dubuque to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
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
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from N Lake & University to North Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Rosemont CTA Station to Northwest Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.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
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Dubuque, IA
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Madison Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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