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Traveling to Madison

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 to and from the airport can be found at http://www.msnairport.com/parking_transportation/ground_transportation.aspx.


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
E-mail: visitor-parking@fpm.wisc.edu

Other parking options around campus may also be available. Check UW Visitor and Information Programs for more information.

Campus/City Bus Service

There are daytime Madison Metro Bus routes (buses 80/85) 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

Directions to the UW-Madison campus.


There are various road construction projects occurring around the campus area. The City of Madison provides the following resources to help you navigate through the University Avenue corridor project.

You can also 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.