Cheap bus tickets from Madison, WI to Chicago, IL

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Rides:Madison, WI Chicago, IL (01.02.2023)

3:35 hrs
UW Madison
Chicago (Downtown)
Mostly empty
€ 30.90
3:25 hrs
Dutch Mill Park & Ride
Chicago (Downtown)
Mostly empty
€ 30.90
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The quickest bus trip from Madison to Chicago takes as little as 3 hours 25 minutes.
The bus route from Madison to Chicago covers 279kms. FlixBus can bring you from Madison to Chicago in as little as 3 hours 25 minutes.
You can get from Madison to Chicago for as little as 30,90 €. On average, tickets for this connection cost 39,43 €.
There are direct connections from Madison to Chicago. The fastest bus on this connection has 4.0 stop(s).
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You can book your bus ticket for FlixBus from as little as 30,90 € EUR. You buy your ticket most easily on Global.flixbus.com or in the app. Book in time to get the best price.

Find the cheapest buses from Madison to Chicago

Getting from Madison to Chicago is cheap and easy when you travel with FlixBus. The two cities are 279kms apart and traveling between the two takes as little as 3 hours 25 minutes.

FlixBus tickets are always good value, but you can save even more money by booking online in advance. Book on the website or with our FlixBus App in minutes, then simply use your phone as your ticket to board the bus.

Bus tickets between Madisonand Chicago cost 39,43 € on average, but you can get tickets for as low as 30,90 € if you book in advance and/or outside of busy travel times, like weekends and holidays. For a quick, easy, and environmentally-conscious choice, travel with FlixBus.

We have a large network, so you can trust us to take you from your desired departure city to your destination in comfort and style - all for a great value.

Traveling from Madison to Chicago

It’s easy to get from Madison to Chicago with FlixBus.

You can expect a minimum of 4.0 stops on your journey and it can take a minimum time of 3 hours 25 minutes.

Bus travel is the most environmentally friendly way to travel long distances and we’re working to make it even greener with high environmental standards across our fleet of buses, the use of alternative drive and fuel technologies, and the option for all passengers to offset their carbon emissions at the point of buying a ticket.

The average cost of bus travel between Madison and Chicago is 39,43 €, which makes bus travel far cheaper than any other method.

Taking the bus from Madison

Traveling from Madison and not familiar with it? Here’s everything you need to know.

Madison is a transport hub with 4 bus stations; the 11 buses departing every day take travelers both within the state and further afield.

Arriving in Chicago

Traveling to Chicago for the first time? Here’s what you need to know:

Chicago is very well connected to other destinations on the FlixBus network. The city is connected to 15 other destinations that you can easily reach by bus. You can find 5 FlixBus stops in the city.

What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from Madison to Chicago

Getting from Madison to Chicago aboard a FlixBus bus means traveling in comfort and style, with all the services you need to keep you occupied. Most of our buses include free Wi-Fi onboard, an entertainment system, toilets and power outlets.

You can bring one carry-on and one check-in piece of luggage per passenger, so even if you’re taking a long trip, you don’t need to worry about traveling light.

All ticket holders are guaranteed a seat on our buses but if you want to reserve a seat, you can do so at the time of booking. Choose from a classic seat, table seat, panorama seat or extra seat.

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