Long distance intercity bus service

Amtrak Thruway Bus
2017 Intercity Bus Route Map  
2024​ 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 transportation information." (Updated October​ 2023)

  • 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
    • The routes below are Friday and Sunday only, during semesters.
      • Milwaukee, Madison, La Crosse, Minneapolis (MN) [Joint service between Jefferson Lines and Badger Coach]
      • Whitewater, Madison
      • Menomonie, Eau Claire, Madison
  • Coach USA/Megabus
    • Madison, Columbus, Beaver Dam, Waupun, Fond du Lac, Oshkosh, Appleton, Green Bay - (Operated by Van Galder)
    • Milwaukee, Madison, Portage, Westfield, Stevens Point (transfer to Wausau), Wisconsin Rapids - (Operated by Van Galder)
    • Whitewater, Milwaukee (FRI AND SUN ONLY, DURING SEMESTERS) - (Operated by Wisconsin Coach Lines)
    • Janesville, Milton, UW Whitewater, East Troy, Muskego, Milwaukee (Mitchell International Airport and Milwaukee Intermodal Station) - (Operated by Wisconsin Coach Lines)
    • Milwaukee, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Green Bay, Shawano, Wausau, Eau Claire, Menomonie, St. Paul (MN), Minneapolis (MN)* - (Operated by Wisconsin Coach Lines)
    • Milwaukee, Madison, Baraboo, Sparta, La Crosse, Winona (MN), Rochester (MN), St. Paul (MN), Minneapolis, MN - (Operated by Wisconsin Coach Lines)
    • Madison, Janesville, South Beloit (IL) Chicago (IL) [O'Hare, Midway, and downtown Amtrak station]* - (Operated by Van Galder)
    • Airport Express - Waukesha, Milwaukee (downtown & Mitchell International Airport), Racine, Kenosha, Chicago (IL) [O'Hare Airport] - (Operated by Wisconsin Coach Lines)
    • Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha - (Operated by Wisconsin Coach Lines​)
  • Flixbus
    • Chicago (IL), Milwaukee, ​Madison, Wisconsin Dells, Eau Claire, Hudson, Minneapolis (MN)
  • Greyhound
    • Duluth (MN), Minneapolis (MN), Eau Claire, Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago (IL)
  • 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
    • Duluth (MN), Minneapolis (MN)*
    • Minneapolis (MN), Rochester (MN), Winona (MN), La Crosse, Madison, Milwaukee
  • Lamers Bus Lines
    • Madison, Verona, Mt. Horeb, Dodgeville, Platteville, Dubuque (IA)
    • Milwaukee, Fond du Lac, Oshkosh, Appleton, Waupaca, Stevens Point, Wausau*
  • Tornado Bus Company
    • Milwaukee, Waukegan (IL), Chicago (IL), Dallas (TX) - Twice a day

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

​Contact Ian Ritz with questions about intercity bus service.