There are 6 ways to get from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–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.

Recommended option

Train, bus Vangalder Bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Wheaton to Chicago OTC Up-W
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Madison, WI University

$35

Cheapest option

Train, bus Megabus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Wheaton to Chicago OTC Up-W
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Madison, WI University via Minneapolis

$24 - $36

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Milwaukee  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Wheaton to Chicago OTC
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison 966

$51 - $98

Bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee to Madison 966

$57 - $89

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  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 301 bus from Wheaton Metra Station to Ring Rd./Stop Sign/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

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 Ring Rd./Stop Sign/Macy's, Oakbrook Mall, Terminal 2, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport, Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport, Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak, Milwaukee, Madison, University & N Park, and University & Princeton in around 6 h 37 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Madison
Ave. Duration
53 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
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak
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 - $210
Bus operators
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Madison, WI University
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
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
Badger Bus
Website
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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Wheaton Metra Station to Ring Rd./Stop Sign/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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison?

The distance between Wheaton and University of Wisconsin–Madison is 172 km. The road distance is 210 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison?

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

Is there a direct bus between Wheaton and University of Wisconsin–Madison?

No, there is no direct bus from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison. However, there are services departing from Wheaton Metra Station and arriving at University & Princeton via Oakbrook Mall, Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport, Milwaukee and University & N Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 37 min.

How long does it take to get from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison?

It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Wheaton to University of Wisconsin–Madison, including transfers.

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