Public Transportation

Van Galder Bus 

With daily service to Downtown Chicago, O'Hare Airport, Midway Airport, Janesville, Beloit and Rockford

Tickets are available at the Essentials Store on the first floor of Memorial Union.  UW-Madison, Edgewood College, MATC, Wesli students and Union members can purchase the special $44 round trip tickets to O'Hare and downtown Chicago. One-way tickets may be purchased to O'Hare airport and downtown Chicago for $29. One-way tickets to Midway may be purchased for $31. Tickets to Janesville, Beloit and Rockford are also available at Essentials Store.

Van Galder bus schedule 

Van Galder MegaBus 

With service to Minneapolis.

In September 2010, Van Galder announced a second Madison stop for the Megabus to Minneapolis at Memorial Union.  The bus stops at Coffman Union at the University of Minnesota.  Weekends and major holidays online tickets only.

Tickets are available online

Van Galder MegaBus schedule

Badger Bus

With service to Milwaukee

Tickets are available at the Essentials Store in Memorial Union.  OW tickets to downtown Milwaukee (Goerke’s Corners/84th Street) for $19 or RT for $38. Tickets to Mitchell Field are $22 OW and $44 RT. We also sell 10 pack tickets to Milwaukee--$135, to Mitchell--$160, and to Johnson Creek--$100.

Badger Bus schedule 

Madison Metro 

Metro Transit serves residential neighborhoods, the Isthmus, schools and universities, in Madison, Middleton, Fitchburg, Verona, and the Town of Madison—including the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Madison Metro schedule 

Traveling by Plane

Dane County Regional Airport (MSN), on Madison’s northeast side, provides regional and national air service to and from Madison. Seventy-five flights daily connect passengers to 22 locations, reaching 600 domestic and 70 international destinations with one-stop service.


Prices subject to change.

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