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Ann Arbor-Madison Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Ann Arbor to Madison bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$49.00
Shortest Duration26h 25m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Ann Arbor to Madison right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Ann Arbor to Madison?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $49.00 was the low point for bus fares from Ann Arbor to Madison. Buses from Madison to Ann Arbor are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $49.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $59.32 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 26 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 293 miles (471 kilometers) from Ann Arbor, MI to Madison, WI. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Madison. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Ann Arbor?

There is usually only one bus per day from Ann Arbor to Madison. It leaves the station in Ann Arbor at 4:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Ann Arbor to Madison. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Ann Arbor to Madison; ticket prices start at $62.00.

What bus companies travel from Ann Arbor to Madison?

There is one bus company that operates from Ann Arbor to Madison. Greyhound is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound11d 2h 25m$69.20

Where does the bus leave from in Ann Arbor?

Most buses depart from the main station in Ann Arbor, Michigan:

  • 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station

Where does the bus arrive in Madison?

All buses from Ann Arbor arrive at one main station in Madison, Wisconsin:

  • N Lake & W Johnson (NB)

Price trends for buses from Ann Arbor to Madison

Monthly average prices

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