Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Alert: The following services will be unavailable on Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 12 a.m. (midnight) to 6 a.m. CST due to system maintenance.

Long distance intercity bus service 

Intercity Bus Map
2014 Wisconsin Intercity Bus Routes

Milwaukee Intermodal Station
The Milwaukee Intermodal Station in downtown Milwaukee provides easy connections between intercity buses and passenger rail.

Private bus companies provide scheduled service between cities and to major airports throughout the region and state to help you get to where you need to go. The companies and their routes are listed below (not all stops are listed). Contact the service providers for additional information or see "Wisconsin Get-Around Guide: Public transportation information." (Updated April 2014)

  • Autobuses Mares
    • Sun Prairie, Watertown, Milwaukee, Chicago (IL), Zacatecas (Mexico) [Twice a week]
  • Badger Coach
    • Milwaukee (Downtown and Mitchell Airport) to Madison
    • Milwaukee, Madison, La Crosse, Minneapolis (MN) [Joint service between Jefferson Lines and Badger Coach - FRI AND SUN ONLY, DURING SEMESTERS]
    • Whitewater, Madison - FRI AND SUN ONLY, DURING SEMESTERS
    • Menominee, Eau Claire, Madison - FRI AND SUN ONLY, DURING SEMESTERS
  • Greyhound
    • Minneapolis (MN), Eau Claire, Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago (IL)
    • Green Bay, Appleton, Oshkosh, Milwaukee, Chicago (IL)
    • Milwaukee, Chicago (IL)
    • Chicago (IL), Milwaukee, Minneapolis (MN)
  • Indian Trails
    • Milwaukee, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Green Bay, Escanaba (MI), Marquette (MI), Houghton (MI)*
    • Duluth (MN), Superior, Brule, Iron River, Ashland, Hurley, Ironwood (MI), Escanaba (MI), St. Ignace (MI)
  • Jefferson Lines
    • Milwaukee, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Green Bay, Shawano, Wausau, Eau Claire, Menominee, St. Paul (MN), Minneapolis (MN)*
    • Milwaukee, Madison, Baraboo, Sparta, La Crosse, Winona (MN), Rochester (MN), St. Paul (MN), Minneapolis, MN 
    • Duluth (MN), Minneapolis (MN)*
  • Lamers Bus Lines
    • Madison, Columbus, Beaver Dam, Waupun, Fond du Lac, Oshkosh, Appleton, Green Bay
    • Milwaukee, Madison, Portage, Westfield, Stevens Point (transfer to Wausau), Wisconsin Rapids
    • Madison, Verona, Mt. Horeb, Dodgeville, Platteville, Dubuque (IA)
    • Milwaukee, Fond du Lac, Oshkosh, Appleton, Waupaca, Stevens Point, Wausau*
  • Megabus
    • Minneapolis (MN), Milwaukee, Chicago (IL)
    • Minneapolis (MN), Madison, Chicago (IL)
  • Tornado Bus Company
    • Milwaukee, Waukegan (IL), Chicago (IL), Dallas (TX) [Twice a day]
  • Van Galder
    • Madison, Janesville, South Beloit (IL) Chicago (IL) [O'Hare, Midway, and downtown Amtrak station]*
  • Wisconsin Coach Lines
    • Airport Express - Waukesha, Milwaukee (downtown & Mitchell Airport), Racine, Kenosha, Chicago (IL) [O'Hare airport]
    • Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha
    • Whitewater, Milwaukee (FRI AND SUN ONLY, DURING SEMESTERS)


*Amtrak Thruway bus service - To book a combination rail/bus ticket, visit the Amtrak Web site.

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Last modified: March 9, 2015

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