Search train, flight, bus tickets from Elgin to Madison

There are 1 train company operating 2 routes - California Zephyr, Empire Builder, 2 airlines operating 2 routes, 3 bus companies operating 2 routes. The cheapest train costs $39 and is 2h 27min. The cheapest flight costs $319 and is 10h 37min. The cheapest bus costs $1 and is 5h 4min.

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Elgin airports, bus, and train stations

NPV Naperville Amtrak
19.1 miles from Elgin
ORD Chicago Ohare Intl
airport · 19.7 miles from Elgin
GLN Glenview Amtrak
24.5 miles from Elgin

Madison airports, bus, and train stations

CBS Columbus Amtrak
26.9 miles from Madison
MSN Dane Co Rgnl Truax Fld
airport · 5.6 miles from Madison

Train
$47
NPV to CBS
3h 26minFind tickets
Flight
$319
ORD to MSN
55min
Bus
$17
De Kalb to Madison
Train
$39
GLN to CBS
2h 27minFind tickets
Flight
$228
MDW to MSN
4h 58min
Bus
$1
Chicago to Madison
3h 49minFind tickets
Drive
$10
Elgin to Madison
2h 17min

What is the best way to travel from Elgin to Madison?

There are 4 ways to travel from Elgin to Madison. 2 trains, 2 flights, 2 buses and 1 driving option are possible between the two areas. The bus from Chicago to Madison is the cheapest and fastest. The flight operated by United running from ORD to MSN is the most convenient.

It's important to check each mode when booking your ticket so that you can find the best method for you. The cost of each type varies differently, so be sure to use Faretrotter to keep an eye out!

Do you recommend the bus or the train between Elgin and Madison?

There are several bus companies - Greyhound, Coach USA, Megabus - scheduled to run from Elgin to Madison. Since there are multiple companies, this should increase your chances of finding a cheaper or discount bus ticket. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from Elgin to Madison. Because the bus is cheapest, we recommend taking the bus.

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