Maps & Transportation
Bags packed and ready to visit Madison? We're thrilled to provide transportation tips that will help you get here — and navigate the isthmus once you've arrived. Scan through the transportation resources or download maps for your trip.
GETTING TO MADISON
By Plane (direct flights):
*Routes and flight availability frequently change and some may be suspended due to COVID-19. Please visit the Dane County Regional Airport's website for the most up-to-date information.
Dane County Regional Airport (airport code MSN) is minutes from downtown Madison and offers more than 95 daily arrivals and departures. A growing list of direct, non-stop service flights makes getting to Madison easier than ever.
Another option is Wisconsin Aviation, Inc., the state's largest, full-service, fixed-base operator and provider of general aviation services, including charter flights and aircraft rentals.
From Milwaukee: 79 miles, 1½ hours
From Dubuque: 91 miles, 1¾ hours
From Chicago: 147 miles, 2½ hours
From Green Bay: 140 miles, 2½ hours
From Minneapolis: 273 miles, 4½ hours
From Des Moines: 292 miles, 4¾ hours
From St. Louis: 359 miles, 5½ hours
GETTING AROUND MADISON
Convenient on-site rental at the Dane County Regional Airport is available from the following companies: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National.
See a list of bus/charter companies
Taxi, limousine and rideshare services
Madison Metro Bus System
Long-Distance Intercity Bus Service
Take to two wheels and explore Madison. We're one of the Best Places on Earth for Biking, and our surrounding communities are bicycle-friendly.
Want to rent a bike? Drop by Budget Bicycle Center. Or, use Madison BCycle, our bike-sharing program.
MAPS & NAVIGATING MADISON
Visitor Map (PDF)
City of Madison Bike Map & Guide
City of Madison Parking Garages & Lots
View current and future Dane County Construction Plans.