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Johnson Creek - Madison Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 13 intercity buses per day from Johnson Creek to Madison. Traveling by bus from Johnson Creek to Madison usually takes around 39 minutes, but the fastest Badger Bus bus can make the trip in 25 minutes.

Distance32 mi (51 km)
Shortest duration0h 25m
Cheapest price$12.99
Trips per day13
Most frequent serviceBadger Bus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Johnson Creek to Madison

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




April 29, 2022- Solo travel

Badger Bus

Driver was very helpful and courteous!

Price trends for buses from Johnson Creek to Madison

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What bus companies travel from Johnson Creek to Madison?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Johnson Creek to Madison that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Badger Bus usually offers more choice, with 14 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Badger Bus140h 39m$15.38
Megabus10h 40m$12.99
  • Badger Bus is a family-owned bus company running routes across Wisconsin and Minnesota, such as Johnson Creek to Madison. It shares the same fuzzy mascot as the University of Wisconsin, which makes it a popular choice for students traveling between the Madison and Milwaukee campuses. The easily recognizable red, white, and black buses feature free reliable Wi-Fi, comfortable seats with outlets, and clean restroom facilities.

  • Book Megabus from Johnson Creek to Madison from $13. Typically there is one Megabus schedule per day from Johnson Creek to Madison and you can expect on average to pay for a Megabus ticket to Madison. In Johnson Creek, Megabus departs to Madison from Johnson Creek Outlet (Online Purchase ONLY) . In Madison, Megabus arrives at University of Wisconsin - Gordon Center .

    An average trip on Megabus from Johnson Creek to Madison takes 0 hours and 40 minutes , while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Madison in 0 hours and 25 minutes .

    On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Madison.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 39 minutes to cover the 32 miles from Johnson Creek to Madison. However, the fastest bus only takes 25 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 Johnson Creek 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Johnson Creek to Madison, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Johnson Creek to Madison every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Johnson Creek to Madison without transferring.

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 Johnson Creek?

Main departure station: 575 Linmar Ln

Johnson Creek has two bus stations with service to Madison.

All bus stations in Johnson Creek:

  • 575 Linmar Ln

  • Johnson Creek Outlet (Online Purchase ONLY)

Where does the bus arrive in Madison?

Main arrival station: E Johnson-E Gorham at N Pinckney St

Buses arrive in Madison at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Madison:

  • E Johnson-E Gorham at N Pinckney St

  • E Washington - E Johnson St

  • University of Wisconsin - Gordon Center

  • University of Wisconsin - Gordon Center

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