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Getting To and Around Madison

By Plane

Dane County Regional Airport (6 miles)

Ground transportation information (including taxi, bus, public transport, and courtesy vehicles)

Madison Airport Shuttle information

Milwaukee Airport (85 miles)

Ground transportation information (including rental cars and bus service to Madison)

Chicago O'Hare International Airport (134 miles)

Ground transportation information (including rental cars, shuttles, and regional busses)

O'Hare to Madison bus information

Chicago Midway International Airport (153 miles)

Ground transportation information (including rental cars, shuttles, and regional busses)

Midway to Madison bus information

By Car

Driving: Madison is easily accessible from major Midwest cities — 1.5 hours from Milwaukee, 2.75 hours from Chicago, and 4.75 hours from Minneapolis and St. Paul. (View conference map.)

General driving directions to Monona Terrace are available here.

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Parking: paid parking is available at Monona Terrace. Hourly parking can also be found at several nearby city garages and lots

Carpooling: if you are interested in carpooling or finding a shared ride, please use our Conference Ride & Room Sharing Forum.


By Train and Bus

Madison is served by Amtrak, Megabus and Greyhound. Find other local bus companies here.


Transportation Around Madison

Public Transportation: maps, times, and rates available from Metro Transit.

Biking: bikes are available throughout the city through the innovative BCycle bicycle sharing program. Bike maps are available from the City of Madison.

Maps: the Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau provides a number of maps to help you find your way around.


Conference Shuttles

Shuttle buses will run continuously between Monona Terrace and the conference hotels during the following times:

  • Thursday, November 15: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Friday, November 16: 7:00 am - 8:30 am and 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 17: 7:30 am - 9:00 am and 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 18: 7:30 am - 9:00 am and 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Conference participants may request shuttle service at other times at the front desk of the Hilton (adjacent to Monona Terrace). The Hilton, Sheraton, and Clarion Suites also offer complimentary shuttle service for their guests to and from the Dane County Regional Airport.


Bus to Angelic Organics on Wednesday, November 14

Buses to Angelic Organics will depart from Madison at 7am and return from Angelic Organics at 7pm and 9pm. View full details for the buses here.