There are 4 ways to get from Madison to Columbus by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Columbus, WI - Amtrak 106

$13 - $17

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madison to Columbus 28.1 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Madison to Columbus 28.1 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Madison to Columbus 28.1 miles

$40 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Madison to Columbus is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madison to Columbus is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin and arriving at Columbus, WI - Amtrak. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Madison and Columbus is 27 miles. The road distance is 28.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Madison to Columbus without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $13 - $17.

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The bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Columbus, WI - Amtrak takes 1 h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Madison to Columbus bus services, operated by Lamers Bus Lines, depart from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin station.

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Madison to Columbus bus services, operated by Lamers Bus Lines, arrive at Columbus, WI - Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madison to Columbus is 28 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Madison to Columbus.

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The nearest airport to Columbus is Madison (MSN) Airport which is 21.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include Milwaukee (MKE) (62.6 miles), Appleton (ATW) (68.8 miles) and Chicago O'Hare (ORD) (110.4 miles).

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Map of how to get from Madison to Columbus.
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  • Distance: 26.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Madison, WI, USA and Columbus, WI, USA?

Lamers Bus Lines operates a bus from Madison to Columbus once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h.

Bus operators
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Columbus, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Other operators
Uber Madison
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Madison to Columbus
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$40 - $55
UberXL
$75 - $95
Taxi from Madison to Columbus
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Union Cab of Madison
Phone
+1 608-242-2000
Website
unioncab.coop
Green Cab of Madison
Phone
+1 608-255-1234
Website
greencabmadison.com
Madison Taxi
Phone
+1 608-255-8294
Website
madtaxi.com

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There are six+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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