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There are 5 ways to get from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6 h 22 min

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

$43 - $86

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Wheaton to Chicago OTC Up-W
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin 8960

Bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Airport Airport Express from Chicago O'hare / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport to Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison College Connection

$59 - $77

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison 131 miles

$12 - $19

Line 301 bus, fly, line 02 bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 301 bus from Wheaton Metra to Oak Brook Center / Macy's
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Madison (MSN) ORD - MSN
  3. Take the line 02 bus from North Transfer Point to University & Princeton

$208 - $571

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The cheapest way to get from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison. However, there are services departing from Wheaton Metra and arriving at University & Princeton via Oakbrook Mall, Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport, Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport and University & N Lake. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 13 min.

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The distance between Wheaton and University of Wisconsin–Madison is 108 miles. The road distance is 131 miles.

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The best way to get from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 22 min and costs $40 - $90.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison, including transfers.

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Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Madison Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison bus services, operated by Badger Bus, arrive at Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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  • Distance: 107.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 22 min

What companies run services between Wheaton, IL, USA and University of Wisconsin–Madison, WI, USA?

You can take a bus from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison via Oak Brook Center / Macy's, Oakbrook Mall, Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport, Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport, Milwaukee, WI - Airport, Milwaukee, WI - General Mitchell International Airport, Madison, WI - Chazen UW Madison, University & N Lake, and University & Princeton in around 7 h 13 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Wheaton to Chicago OTC
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Bus operators
Megabus
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 1-800-872-7245
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
Coach USA
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
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Wheaton Metra to Oak Brook Center / Macy's
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from North Transfer Point to University & Princeton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com

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