Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York to Madison hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min. Metro-North Railroad (MNR) also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from New York to Madison every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $23 and the journey takes 2 h. Greyhound USA also services this route 3 times a day.
From New York Penn Station train to New Haven Union Station then train to Madison. 3 h 6 min $26. From New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal bus to Union Ave and Union Station, bus to Church St and George St, then line 201 bus to Boston Post Rd and Meigs Ave. 3 h 49 min $22. From New York drive to Madison. 1 h 55 min $11.