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Recommended option

Bus via Milwaukee  •  4 h 39 min

  1. 965
  2. 4923

$39 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus Vangalder Bus  •  5 h 27 min

$34 - $35

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. 965

$53 - $95

Bus Coach USA  •  6 h 20 min

  1. College Connection / ...

$53 - $72

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. 121.7 miles

$11 - $18

Line 02 bus to Madison, fly, line 600 bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. MSN - ORD

$198 - $559

Bus to Milwaukee, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. MKE - ORD

$137 - $420

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

You can take a bus from Madison to Schaumburg via Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wi, Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il, Cumberland, Rosemont, and Rosemont CTA Station in around 4 h 39 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madison to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Milwaukee to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
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
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Roselle
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
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
Bus from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison to Brookfield, WI - Goerkes Corners
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Chicago Cumberland Ave(E), Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.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
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Waukesha, WI - Goerke's Corners
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Waukesha, WI - Goerke's Corners to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from W Johnson & N Lake to North Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madison and Schaumburg is 158 km. The road distance is 195 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Madison to Schaumburg. However, there are services departing from Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison and arriving at Woodfield Mall via Waukesha, WI - Goerke's Corners and Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Madison to Schaumburg, including transfers.