Follow Your Team Through March Madness

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Now that the March Madness brackets are set, it’s time to cheer your team on—live! Whether that first matchup is just a few hours away or requires an overnight bus ride, true fans do whatever it takes to be there for their squad.

So don’t miss a single alley-oop—here’s all the info you need for a last-minute excursion to the tourney!

First and Second Round games are taking place in the cities below. Scroll down to find your school, or if you already know which city they’re playing, simply click on one of the following:

While routes were not available from every college town (we’ve only included the ones in our system), search for bus or train tickets from your nearest big city at Wanderu.com to find an alternate.

Des Moines, Iowa

First and Second Round games are taking place in Des Moines at the Wells Fargo Arena. Search for bus tickets to Des Moines, or find your team below.

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

BusMinneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA$42.00

Bradley University

TrainPeoria, IL to Des Moines, IA$63.00

University of Montana

BusMissoula, MT to Des Moines, IA$206.94

Jacksonville, Florida

First and Second Round games are taking place in Jacksonville at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. Search for bus tickets to Jacksonville, or find your team below.

Louisiana State University (LSU)

BusBaton Rouge, LA to Jacksonville, FL$69.50

Yale University

BusNew Haven, CT to Jacksonville, FL$158.00
TrainNew Haven, CT to Jacksonville, FL$148.00

University of Kentucky

BusLexington, KY to Jacksonville, FL$134.50

Wofford College

TrainSpartanburg, SC to Jacksonville, FL$199.00

Seton Hall University

BusNewark, NJ to Jacksonville, FL$104.40
TrainNewark, NJ to Jacksonville, FL$162.14

University of Maryland

BusWashington, D.C., to Jacksonville, FL$103.33
TrainWashington, D.C., to Jacksonville, FL$110.16

Salt Lake City, Utah

First and Second Round games are taking place in Salt Lake City at the Vivint Smart Home ArenaSearch for bus tickets to Salt Lake City, or find your team below.

Kansas University

TrainLawrence, KS to Salt Lake City, UT$196.00

Northeastern University

TrainBoston, MA to Salt Lake City, UT$232.00

Gonzaga University

TrainSpokane, WA to Salt Lake City, UT$234.00

Syracuse University

TrainSyracuse, NY to Salt Lake City, UT$215.00

Hartford, Connecticut

First and Second Round games are taking place in Hartford at the XL CenterSearch for bus tickets to Hartford, or find your team below.

Florida State University

BusTallahassee, FL to Hartford, CT$117.76

University of Vermont

BusBurlington, VT to Hartford, CT$32.00

Marquette University

BusMilwaukee, WI to Hartford, CT$151.00

Villanova University

BusPhiladelphia, PA to Hartford, CT$27.00
TrainPhiladelphia, PA to Hartford, CT$52.00

St. Mary’s College

BusOakland, CA to Hartford, CT$216.00
TrainOakland, CA to Hartford, CT$387.00

Old Dominion University

BusNorfolk, VA to Hartford, CT$95.00
TrainNorfolk, VA to Hartford, CT$78

Columbia, South Carolina

First and Second Round games are taking place in Columbia at the Colonial Life ArenaSearch for bus tickets to Columbia, or find your team below.

Oklahoma University

TrainOklahoma City, OK to Columbia, SC$346.00

University of Virginia

TrainCharlottesville, VA to Columbia, SC$94.00

Gardner-Webb University

TrainCharlotte, NC to Columbia, SC$61.00

Duke University

BusDurham, NC to Columbia, SC$15.25
TrainDurham, NC to Columbia, SC$38.50

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)

BusRichmond, VA to Columbia, SC$14.11
TrainRichmond, VA to Columbia, SC$66.00

University of Central Florida (UCF)

TrainOrlando, FL to Columbia, SC$50.00

Columbus, Ohio

First and Second Round games are taking place in Columbus at the Nationwide ArenaSearch for bus tickets to Columbus, or find your team below.

University of Cincinnati

BusCincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH$11.25
TrainCincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH$65.00

University of Tennessee

BusKnoxville, TN to Columbus, OH$50.00

Colgate University

BusSyracuse, NY to Columbus, OH$69.00
TrainSyracuse, NY to Columbus, OH$98.00

University of Washington

BusSeattle, WA to Columbus, OH$231.00

University of North Carolina

BusDurham, NC to Columbus, OH$103.00
TrainDurham, NC to Columbus, OH$154.00

Iona College

BusNew York City to Columbus, OH$49.83
TrainNew York City to Columbus, OH$107.00

San Jose, California

First and Second Round games are taking place in San Jose at the SAP CenterSearch for bus tickets to San Jose, or find your team below.

UC Irvine

BusAnaheim, CA to San Jose, CA$22.19
TrainIrvine, CA to San Jose, CA$58.00

University of Wisconsin

BusMadison, WI to San Jose, CA$164.72
TrainMadison, WI to San Jose, CA$222.00

University of Oregon

BusPortland, OR to San Jose, CA$96.00
TrainEugene, OR to San Jose, CA$68.00

Liberty University

TrainLynchburg, VA to San Jose, CA$392.00

St. Louis University

BusSt. Louis, MO to San Jose, CA$99.00
TrainSt. Louis, MO to San Jose, CA$180.00

Tulsa, Oklahoma

First and Second Round games are taking place in Tulsa at the BOK CenterSearch for bus tickets to Tulsa, or find your team below.

University of Houston

BusHouston, TX to Tulsa, OK$105.00

Iowa State University

BusAmes, IA to Tulsa, OK$83.00

Booking a ticket on Wanderu to see March Madness matchups in-person is a slam dunk. Be there when coach cuts down the net: buy your bus or train tickets today.

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Tyler Moss

Tyler Moss

Tyler Moss has danced on tables at Oktoberfest and petted alpacas in the Andes. He prefers to eat at restaurants where the menu is in a language he can’t understand, and likes bars where the lighting is dim and the drafts are cheap. His writing has been published by Condé Nast Traveler, The Atlantic, New York, Outside, Atlas Obscura, Playboy and other fine venues.