Several major airlines serve Madison’s airport: Dane County Regional/MSN.
From Chicago, the Van Galder Bus Lines run from O’Hare Airport and downtown locations to Memorial Union in Madison.
Schedule Service and General Information: (800) 747-0994
Madison Office: (608) 752-5407 Van Galder Bus website
From Milwaukee, the Badger Bus runs from Mitchell Field and downtown locations to Memorial Union in Madison.
Main Office: (608) 255-6771
Milwaukee Bus Depot: (414) 276-7490
Madison Bus Depot: (608) 255-6771 Badger Bus website
From Minneapolis/St. Paul, the Greyhound Bus runs from the Hawthorne Avenue station in Minneapolis to the 2023 S. Stoughton Rd Depot. The Greyhound Bus also runs from the W. University Avenue Station in St. Paul
Minneapolis Station: (612) 371-3325
St. Paul Station: (651) 222-0507
Madison Station: (608) 257-3050
Fare and Schedule Information: (800) 231-2222 National Greyhound website
Madison is a 1-1/2 hour drive from Milwaukee (via I-94), a 2-1/2 hour drive from Chicago (via I-90), and a 4-1/2 hour drive from Minneapolis/St. Paul (via I-94). Get driving directions to downtown Madison from various regional locations, maps of downtown Madison and downtown parking, and other useful travel information at www.visitmadison.com
Getting to UW-Madison Campus
The most efficient way into the city from the airport [or current Greyhound location] is to take a taxi. It will cost about $25.
First Days After you arrive, you will be given a placement exam to determine your appropriate academic level. Class size is limited to 12 students. Classes meet in a variety of buildings across campus in regular classrooms, smart classrooms (rooms with Internet access and audiovisual equipment) and language labs.