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Traveling from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL with Virail

What's the best way to get from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL?

The cheapest bus tickets from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL cost $ 33.55. On average, you can expect to spend around $ 59.30 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL.

Journey Summary with Bus

The journey from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL by Bus is 198 km and takes 3 h 35 min. There are connections per day, with the first departure at 17:40 and the last at 17:40. It is possible to travel from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL by Bus for as little as $ 33.55 or as much as $ 104.87. The best price for this journey is .

Best Price $ 33.55
Journey Duration 3 h 35 min
Connection per Day 3
Lowest Price $ 33.55
Highest Price $ 104.87
First Departure 17:40
Last Departure 17:40
Distance 123 mi
Departure Madison, WI
Arrival Chicago, IL
Carriers Coach USA, Megabus,

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Madison, WI to Chicago, IL Co2 Emissions by Bus

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56.43kg
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2.772kg
Bus
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the journey from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL by bus?

The distance between Madison, WI and Chicago, IL is around 123 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 h 35 min. However, the fastest routes between Madison, WI and Chicago, IL take 3 h 15 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do the first and last departures from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL leaving at 17:40. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 17:40.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many times a day do journeys run from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL?

The route from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL is served by providers including Greyhound, Amtrak and OurBus. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 9 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Madison, WI 3 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 3 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.

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