Long distance intercity bus service

Amtrak Thruway Bus
2017 Intercity Bus Route Map  
2019 Intercity Bus Route Map

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 transportatio​n information." (Updated January 2019)

  • Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
    • Green Bay, Appleton, Oshkosh (UW and Wittman Field), Fond du Lac, Milwaukee (Downtown and Mitchell International Airport), Chicago (rail connection)
  • Autobuses Mares
    • Sun Prairie, Watertown, Milwaukee, Chicago (IL), Zacatecas (Mexico) [Twice a week]
  • Badger Bus
    • Milwaukee (Downtown and Mitchell International 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
    • Menomonie, 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, Menomonie, 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 International Airport), Racine, Kenosha, Chicago (IL) [O'Hare Airport]
    • Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha
    • Whitewater, Milwaukee (FRI AND SUN ONLY, DURING SEMESTERS)
    • Janesville, Milton, UW Whitewater, East Troy, Muskego, Milwaukee (Mitchell International Airport and Milwaukee Intermodal Station)

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

Contact Arun Rao at arun.rao@dot.wi.gov for additional information.