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Elgin to Madison bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$27.00
Shortest Duration17h 10m
Trips per day2
bus carriers1
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How to book cheap Elgin to Madison bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Elgin to Madison is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Elgin to Madison were $34.00. By booking 1 days out, tickets are on average $1.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Elgin to Madison?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Elgin to Madison by bus is usually around 5:00 PM on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Around 5:00 PM on Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Elgin to Madison has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Elgin to Madison, with an average of 2 trips per day and 5 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Elgin to Madison. Of the 2 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

1 carriers offer Elgin to Madison bus trips


Book Greyhound from Elgin to Madison from $27.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Elgin to Madison and you can expect on average to pay $42.88 for a Greyhound ticket to Madison. In Elgin, Greyhound departs to Madison from Shell Station, In Madison, Greyhound arrives at UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Elgin to Madison takes 17 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Madison in 17 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $45.33 for a weekend trip to Madison.

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Avg. Time
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Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Elgin. Most bus trips to Madison will depart from Shell Station.
  • Shell Station
Bus trips arrive in Madison at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. 4 Collins Ct, UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St are the main bus stations in Madison for trips arriving from Elgin.
  • 4 Collins Ct
  • UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St