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Madison to La Crosse bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$25.00
Shortest Duration2h 30m
Trips per day2
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Madison to La Crosse bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Madison to La Crosse 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 Madison to La Crosse were $25.00. By booking 22 days out, tickets are on average $17.12 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Madison to La Crosse by bus is usually on Saturday. 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. Tuesday 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.

Jefferson Lines from Madison to La Crosse has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 scheduled bus trips per day. Jefferson Lines has the most regularly scheduled departures from Madison to La Crosse, with an average of 0 trip per day and 24 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Madison to La Crosse. Of the 2 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to La Crosse.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Madison to La Crosse starts at $34.00.

2 carriers offer Madison to La Crosse bus trips

Badger Bus

Book Badger Bus from Madison to La Crosse from $36.00. Typically there is one Badger Bus schedule per day from Madison to La Crosse and you can expect on average to pay $37.63 for a Badger Bus ticket to La Crosse. In Madison, Badger Bus departs to La Crosse from UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St, In La Crosse, Badger Bus arrives at UoW Sanford Hall - 603 East Ave N,

An average trip on Badger Bus from Madison to La Crosse takes 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Badger Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $37.43 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to La Crosse.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 30m
Avg. Price
$37.63

Jefferson Lines

Book Jefferson Lines from Madison to La Crosse from $25.00. Typically there is one Jefferson Lines schedule per day from Madison to La Crosse and you can expect on average to pay $30.43 for a Jefferson Lines ticket to La Crosse. In Madison, Jefferson Lines departs to La Crosse from UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St, In La Crosse, Jefferson Lines arrives at University of Wisconsin and one other station.

An average trip on Jefferson Lines from Madison to La Crosse takes 3 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Jefferson Lines trip will get you to La Crosse in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Jefferson Lines offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $30.68 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to La Crosse.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 15m
Avg. Price
$30.43
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Madison. Most bus trips to La Crosse will depart from UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St.
  • UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St
Bus trips arrive in La Crosse at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. University of Wisconsin, 314 Jay St, UoW Sanford Hall - 603 East Ave N are the main bus stations in La Crosse for trips arriving from Madison.
  • University of Wisconsin
  • 314 Jay St
  • UoW Sanford Hall - 603 East Ave N