There are 2 ways to get from Madison to Ripon by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Waupun, WI 106
  2. Take a taxi from Waupun, WI to Ripon

$67 - $81

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Madison to Ripon 74 miles

$7 - $11

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The distance between Madison and Ripon is 61 miles. The road distance is 74 miles.

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The best way to get from Madison to Ripon without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 2 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Madison to Ripon, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madison to Ripon is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Madison to Ripon.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Ripon. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Madison to Ripon.
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  • Distance: 60.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 min

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

There is no direct connection from Madison to Ripon. However, you can take the bus to Waupun, WI then take the taxi to Ripon. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Ripon.

Bus operators
Lamers Bus Lines
+1 800-236-1240
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Waupun, WI
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
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Taxi from Waupun, WI to Ripon
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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