Book bus Tickets from

Madison to Chicago

Bus only Train only
Sat, Nov 18
$20
Sun, Nov 19
$24
Mon, Nov 20
$23
Tue, Nov 21
$24
Wed, Nov 22
$27
Thu, Nov 23
$20
Fri, Nov 24
$19
Sat, Nov 25
$22
Sun, Nov 26
$24
Mon, Nov 27
$20
Tue, Nov 28
$19
Wed, Nov 29
$19
Thu, Nov 30
$19
Fri, Dec 1
$25

Upcoming bus trips on Sun, Nov 19 See all

6:10pm
3h 50m
10:00pm
$24.00 Greyhound
Madison, WI, US
Chicago, IL, US
2:30am
3h 15m
5:45am
$29.00 Megabus
Madison, WI, US
Chicago, IL, US
2:45am
3h
5:45am
$29.00 Megabus
Madison, WI, US
Chicago, IL, US

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TRAVELING FROM Madison TO Chicago BY bus

AVERAGE PRICE

$24

FASTEST TIME

2h 34m

TRIPS PER DAY

12

bus CARRIERS

2

How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Madison to Chicago?

Wanderu makes it simple to get cheap bus tickets by searching prices and itineraries for 70+ bus and train lines in 20+ countries. Comparing your options and booking as early as possible is the best way to get the cheapest bus ticket from Madison to Chicago. Based on historic trends, the lowest average bus fare from Madison to Chicago has been $11MX$201CA$14€9£8kn68Kč231zł38CHF11. By booking 30 days in advance, tickets are typically $18MX$349CA$24€16£14kn118Kč400zł66CHF18 cheaper than those booked at the last minute.

When is the best time to travel from Madison to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel to Chicago from Madison by bus is at 6pm on Sunday. If you plan to travel around this time, book your tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

6pm on Tuesday is when the least number of people travel by bus on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, departing around this time is your best chance to be on an uncrowded bus.

BUSIEST ON

Sun

LEAST BUSY ON

Tue

How many daily bus trips are there from Madison to Chicago?
TRIPS PER DAY

12

DIRECT TRIPS

12

EARLIEST DEPARTURE

2am

LATEST DEPARTURE

6pm

On average, there are 12 bus trips from Madison to Chicago every day. Megabus schedules have the most departures from Madison to Chicago, with an average of 11 trips per day, and 233 trips per month.

If you're looking for more travel options, you may also want to view Madison to Chicago train schedules.

Bus lines that have service on this route offer WIFI and power outlets.

How long is the bus ride from Madison to Chicago? On average, a bus trip from Madison to Chicago takes 3h 32m to make the 122.4 mi - 196.9 km journey. Megabus has the fastest advertised travel time of 2h 34m to get from Madison to Chicago.

Bus lines that run from Madison to Chicago

Getting from Madison to Chicago by Megabus:

Megabus is an intercity bus service providing clean, and dependable rides to major cities in the USA. Heard about MegaBus $1 tickets? Read about them and Megabus discounts now.

Avg. time 3h 31m
Avg. price $25
Getting from Madison to Chicago by Greyhound Bus Lines:

Greyhound Bus Lines is the largest bus carrier in the US. Spanning all the way from the East Coast to the West Coast, they cover over 1000 cities all over the United States.

Avg. time 3h 50m
Avg. price $21