A group of adults ride rented Bcylces around Capitol Square

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BCycle Rentals

Our bike-friendly city has rental stations located throughout town.

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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.


By Plane:

A map showing non-stop flight destinations from Dane County Regional Airport

*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.

You can catch 24 direct, non-stop flights to Madison from: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Nashville, Newark, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Fransisco, Seattle, Tampa and Washington, DC.

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.

A map showing major cities within driving distance of Madison, WI

By Car:

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



Car Rental 

Convenient on-site rental at the Dane County Regional Airport is available from the following companies: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National. 

By Bus:

See a list of bus/charter companies

By Car:

Taxi, limousine and rideshare services

By Bus:

Madison Metro Bus System
Long-Distance Intercity Bus Service

By Bike:

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. 


Visitor Map (PDF)
City of Madison Bike Map & Guide
City of Madison Parking Garages & Lots


View current and future Dane County Construction Plans.