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There are 7 ways to get from Madison to University of Notre Dame by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  6h 37m

  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 South Bend Amtrak Station

$81 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 36m

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

$57 - $75

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 8m

  1. Drive from Madison to University of Notre Dame 241.1 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Madison to South Bend  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to South Bend (SBN) MSN - SBN

$234 - $1,219

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to South Bend  •  5h 37m

  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 South Bend (SBN) ORD - SBN

$330 - $645

Fly Madison to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Madison (MSN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MSN - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Notre Dame

$221 - $599

Bus to Milwaukee, fly to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  7h 34m

  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
  3. Take the bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Notre Dame

$160 - $438

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The cheapest way to get from Madison to University of Notre Dame is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Madison to University of Notre Dame is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madison to University of Notre Dame. However, there are services departing from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park and arriving at Notre Dame via Chicago O'Hare Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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The distance between Madison and University of Notre Dame is 188 miles. The road distance is 241.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Madison to University of Notre Dame without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 37m and costs $80 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Madison to University of Notre Dame, including transfers.

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Madison to University of Notre Dame bus services, operated by Vangalder Bus, depart from Madison, WI-Langdon & N Park station.

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The best way to get from Madison to University of Notre Dame is to bus which takes 6h 36m and costs $55 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $230 - $1,300 and takes 5h 51m.

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There is no direct flight from Madison Airport to South Bend Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Madison to University of Notre Dame bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Notre Dame station.

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Map of how to get from Madison to University of Notre Dame.
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  • Distance: 188.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Madison, WI, USA and University of Notre Dame, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Madison to University of Notre Dame via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport, Chicago O'Hare Airport, and Notre Dame in around 6h 36m. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Madison to University of Notre Dame hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madison to South Bend via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Madison to South Bend via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Madison to South Bend via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Madison to South Bend via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Madison to South Bend via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Madison to South Bend via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
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
Train from Chicago Union Station to South Bend Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
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
Badger Bus
Website
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
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
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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Notre Dame
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Madison to University of Notre Dame is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4h 8m to drive from Madison to University of Notre Dame.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Madison Airport to South Bend Airport.

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There are 191+ hotels available in University of Notre Dame. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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