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There are 9 ways to get from University of Notre Dame to Madison by train, bus, car 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.

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Train, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison - Langdon & N Park

$79 - $156

Cheapest option

Train, bus via South Bend, IN - Airport  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St. Ssl
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison - Langdon & N Park

$62 - $111

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison

$70 - $100

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Millennium Station Ssl
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin 8960

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from University of Notre Dame to Madison 241.5 miles

$23 - $35

Fly South Bend to Madison  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Madison (MSN) SBN - MSN

$235 - $1,219

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Madison  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Madison (MSN) ORD - MSN

$221 - $596

Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Milwaukee (MKE) ORD - MKE
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison

$160 - $435

Fly South Bend to Chicago O'Hare, bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SBN - ORD
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI to Madison - Langdon & N Park

$331 - $669

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The cheapest way to get from University of Notre Dame to Madison is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from University of Notre Dame to Madison is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from University of Notre Dame to Madison. However, there are services departing from Notre Dame and arriving at Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport and Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 47 min.

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The distance between University of Notre Dame and Madison is 188 miles. The road distance is 241.5 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Notre Dame to Madison without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 2 min and costs $75 - $160.

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It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from University of Notre Dame to Madison, including transfers.

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University of Notre Dame to Madison bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Notre Dame station.

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The best way to get from University of Notre Dame to Madison is to bus which takes 8 h 47 min and costs $70 - $100. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $230 - $1,300 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from South Bend Airport to Madison Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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University of Notre Dame to Madison bus services, operated by Badger Bus, arrive at Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison station.

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Map of how to get from University of Notre Dame to Madison.
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  • Distance: 188.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 2 min

What companies run services between University of Notre Dame, IN, USA and Madison, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from University of Notre Dame to Madison via Notre Dame, Chicago O'Hare Airport, Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport, Milwaukee, WI - Airport, and Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport in around 8 h 47 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from University of Notre Dame to Madison hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Madison via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Flights from South Bend to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Madison via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Madison via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Madison via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from South Bend to Madison via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from South Bend to Madison via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
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 South Bend Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Van Buren St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Millennium Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
nictd.com
Bus operators
Megabus
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Notre Dame to Chicago O'Hare Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
tickets.airportsupersaver.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Notre Dame to Madison is 242 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from University of Notre Dame to Madison.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from South Bend Airport to Madison Airport.

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