Traveling to Madison

Staff set up for 4-H camp move-in

The University of Wisconsin - Madison is centrally located in the heart of Madison, Wisconsin, USA. It is convenient to Interstate 90/94 for access to Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL airports. 


Madison, Wisconsin is home to the Dane County Regional Airport which serves more than 100 daily flights. Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis St. Paul, Newark, New York, Orlando, and Washington, D.C. are the major non-stop destinations serviced from Madison. Commercial air carriers that offer service from the Dane County Regional Airport include Frontier, United Express, American Eagle, Delta and Continental Express. It is an approximate 15-20 minute taxi ride to campus from the airport.

Additional information on ground transportation is available. 


Parking is very limited on campus and within the city. Housing's residence halls do not have their own parking facilities. Arrangements for parking may be made by contacting your conference coordinator or the UW-Madison Transportation Services Office:

Phone: (608) 262-8683


Other parking options around campus may also be available. Check Campus and Visitor Relations for more information.


There are daytime Madison Metro Bus routes (buses 80) that stay within campus and are free to all riders. Several other bus routes run through campus to various local attractions and shopping. These routes do have a rider fee.

Phone: (608) 266-4466

TTY: (608) 267-1143

Directions to Campus

Visit our interactive map to find directions to our campus.


There are various road construction projects occurring around the campus area.

You can download a map of current street closures on the UW-Madison campus.

There is also significant road construction in Madison and the surrounding areas. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation provides the latest update on Interstate/State Highway workzones around the state. Please allow extra travel time to safely reach your destination.