There are 6 ways to get from River Falls to Madison by train, bus, car, taxi or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Portage Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Portage, WI - Amtrak to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin 111

$149 - $245

Cheapest option

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Madison 965

$102 - $133

4 alternative options

Bus Badger Bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN - Mall of America to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison College Connection

$138 - $182

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from River Falls to Madison 241 miles

$23 - $35

Taxi, fly to Madison, line 02 bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from River Falls to Hudson, WI
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Madison (MSN) MSP - MSN
  3. Take the line 02 bus from North Transfer Point to University & N Lake

$161 - $407

Fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Milwaukee (MKE) MSP - MKE
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison

$179 - $434

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The cheapest way to get from River Falls to Madison is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from River Falls to Madison is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between River Falls and Madison is 204 miles. The road distance is 241 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from River Falls to Madison, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between River Falls to Madison is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to drive from River Falls to Madison.

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Map of how to get from River Falls to Madison.
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  • Distance: 203.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

What companies run services between River Falls, WI, USA and Madison, WI, USA?

Badger Bus operates a bus from River Falls to Madison every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Portage Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Portage, WI - Amtrak to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN - Mall of America to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis-St Paul Airport, MN to Madison
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from North Transfer Point to University & N Lake
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com
Other operators
Taxi from River Falls to Hudson, WI
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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