Janesville to Madison bus

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Janesville - Madison Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Janesville to Madison. Traveling by bus from Janesville to Madison usually takes around 45 minutes, but the fastest Megabus bus can make the trip in 35 minutes.

Distance33 mi (53 km)
Shortest duration0h 35m
Cheapest price$14.99
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceMegabus
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Janesville to Madison?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Janesville to Madison. Megabus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Megabus20h 45m$16.49
  • Book Megabus from Janesville to Madison from $15. There are 2 trips per day offered by Megabus from Janesville to Madison and you can expect on average to pay for a Megabus ticket to Madison. In Janesville, Megabus departs to Madison from 3120 N Pontiac Dr . In Madison, Megabus arrives at Phillips 66 and one other station.

    An average trip on Megabus from Janesville to Madison takes 0 hours and 45 minutes , while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Madison in 0 hours and 35 minutes .

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

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 45 minutes to cover the 33 miles from Janesville to Madison. However, the fastest bus only takes 35 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Janesville to Madison at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from Janesville to Madison, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Janesville to Madison. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

City Information


Consistently ranking high on the lists of the best places to live in the USA, Madison still maintains its quaint and idyllic small-town vibe despite being the capital city of Wisconsin. Sitting among the city’s most iconic and most popular landmarks is the Madison Memorial Union, which is located within the campus of the University of Madison. The building features a lakeview terrace filled with colorful chairs, allowing visitors to chill out and enjoy the sun. If you are interested in the history of the state or architecture as a whole, head over to the State Capitol building, which was built between 1906 and 1917. The building features lavish council chambers, which were modeled after the famous Doge’s Palace in Venice, along with other architectural highlights. If you wish to stay close to nature, the Olbrich Botanical garden, with its famous Thai Pavilion and Garden, will certainly be a great choice.

As a college city, Madison features numerous cutting-edge establishments that will make your mouth water. For some of the best dining views in town, head over to Graze, where you can also grab some of the best cheese curds in Madison. If you want to enjoy the best brunch in town, Sardine might have what you need.

The busiest bus/train station in Madison is located on Collins Ct. The city is served by the Dane County Regional Airport, 6 miles northeast of downtown.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Janesville?

Main departure station: 3120 N Pontiac Dr

Most buses depart from the main station in Janesville.

All bus stations in Janesville:

  • 3120 N Pontiac Dr

Where does the bus arrive in Madison?

Main arrival station: Phillips 66

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Madison.

All bus stations in Madison:

  • Phillips 66

  • University of Wisconsin - Gordon Center

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