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There are 10 ways to get from River Falls to Madison by bus, train, car, taxi or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from St Paul, MN to Madison - Langdon & N Park

$116 - $148

Cheapest option

Bus Jefferson Lines  •  8 h 19 min

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

$109 - $149

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 53 min

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

$149 - $245

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from River Falls to Madison 241 miles

$23 - $35

Taxi, fly to Madison, line 27 bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from River Falls to Hudson Park & Ride
  2. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Madison (MSN) MSP - MSN
  3. Take the line 27 bus from North Transfer Point to W Washington & Southwest

$168 - $423

Fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Milwaukee (MKE) MSP - MKE
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison

$187 - $422

Fly to Appleton, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Appleton (ATW) MSP - ATW
  2. Take the bus from Appleton, WI to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin

$221 - $829

Fly to La Crosse, bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to La Crosse (LSE) MSP - LSE
  2. Take the bus from La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison

$245 - $973

Fly to Wausau/Marshfield, bus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Wausau/Marshfield (CWA) MSP - CWA
  2. Take the bus from Stevens Point, WI - UW to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin

$245 - $994

Fly to Green Bay, Campus Connect  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Green Bay (GRB) MSP - GRB
  2. Take the Campus Connect from Green Bay, WI - UW to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin

$243 - $814

Questions & Answers

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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The best way to get from River Falls to Madison without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 31 min and costs $110 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from River Falls to Madison, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Madison Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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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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Delta offers flights from Minneapolis Airport to Madison Airport.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Madison. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from River Falls to Madison.
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  • Distance: 203.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from River Falls to Madison 4 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Minneapolis to Appleton
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Minneapolis to La Crosse
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Green Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Minneapolis to Appleton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot 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
Bus from Appleton, WI to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Stevens Point, WI - UW to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI - UW to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.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
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from North Transfer Point to W Washington & Southwest
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Bus from La Crosse, WI - UW La Crosse - Sanford Hall to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from River Falls to Hudson Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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