Madison is served by the Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) . The airport is on Madison's northeast side, a 15-20 minute drive by car to/from downtown Madison and the UW campus.
Airlines Providing Service to the Dane County Regional Airport
Reservations: (800) 433-7300
Arrivals and Departures: (800) 223-5436
Reservations: (800) 525-0280
Automated Arrival and Departure Info: (800) 784-4444
Reservations and Information: (800) 452-2022
Reservations: (800) 225-2525
Domestic: (800) 447-4747
International Arrivals and Departures: (800) 441-1818
Reservations: (800) 241-6522
Domestic: (800) 538-2929
International Arrivals and Departures: (800) 824-6200
If you need to take a taxi to your hotel, taxis are usually waiting at the Taxi Stand outside the baggage claim area of the Dane County Regional Airport.
Union Cab: (608) 242-2000
Taxi fare from the Dane County Regional Airport to downtown Madison and the University of Wisconsin campus costs approximately $15.00 one way.
AVIS: 1-608-242-2442 or 1-800-831-2847
Budget: 1-608-249-5544 or 1-800-527-0700
Dollar: 1-608-661-4941 or 1-800-847-4389
Flying to Chicago or Milwaukee
Travelers may also want to consider flying into O’Hare International Airport (ORD) or Midway Airport in Chicago (MDW) or General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee (MKE), then taking a bus to Madison.
Chicago, Illinois, is located about 241 kilometers (150 miles) southeast of Madison. The Van Galder Bus Line runs several times daily from both Chicago airports-- O’Hare (ORD) and Midway (MDW) to the Memorial Union on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The one-way fare is $24-26, and travel time is approximately 3 hours. For fare and schedule information, call 1-800-747-0994.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is located about 144 kilometers (90 miles) east of Madison. The Badger Coach bus line runs six trips daily from General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) to the Memorial Union on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Cost is $19 one way or $32 roundtrip. Travel time is approximately two hours. For fare and schedule information call 1-608-255-6771.