You can use the information below to research the different modes of transportation that you may need (depending on where you live) to travel to our campus in Madison, Wisconsin. Upon looking at the various modes of transportation, each business’ name can be clicked to travel directly to their website. The organizing committee invites you to reach out to us if you have any logistic-based questions about traveling to our campus.

Special thanks Jenny Spicola for the work she did to create this list.

Dane County Regional Airport (MSN)
4000 International Lane, Madison, WI

General Mitchell International Airport (MKE)
5300 South Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI

O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
10,000 West O’Hare Avenue, Chicago, IL

Midway International Airport (MDW)
5700 South Cicero Avenue, Chicago, IL

BCylce (Bike Share)
Stations around Madison

City of Madison Metro Transit (Bus)
Stops around Madison

Cheapest way:

1.- Fly to O’Hare airport in Chicago

2.-In terminal 5 at the airport, get on a Van Galder Bus going to UW-Madison campus. This bus is going to be waiting at gate 5E, on the lower level of Terminal 5.
Click here for departure and arrival times.

In three hours you will be at the UW-Madison campus.

Fastest/most convenient way of getting to the city of Madison:

1.-Fly directly to Dane County Airport (MSN)

2.-Get a taxi or a bus (Metro Transit System) outside of the MSN airport (gate 6).

3.-On bus: Get on route 20 (direction: North Transfer Point).

4.-When you get to the North Transfer Point, get on a route 02 or 04 or 28 bus. They all go to downtown Madison.

5.-Route 02 and 04 will take you to Van Hise Hall, where the Department of Spanish and Portuguese is located (the stop is called “University and N. Orchard [WB]” for route 02, and “North Mills and Universities [SB]” for route 04).

6.-Our Department is located at 1220 Linden Dr. Floor number 10.

Hotels and Entertainment

On this page you will find links to a few resources as far as where you might stay while attending the conference, things you might like to do and places you might like to eat. We invite you to reach out to any of the organization committee members if you have any questions.

Special thanks to Jenny Spicola for the work she did to create this list.

(Listed from shortest to longest walking distance from Memorial Union)

Graduate Madison
601 Langdon Street
2 minutes walking distance

Fluno Center
601 University Avenue
5 minutes walking distance

DoubleTree by Hilton Madison
525 W. Johnson Street
9 minutes walking distance

Hampton Inn & Suites Madison / Downtown
440 W. Johnson Street
10 minutes walking distance

The Edgewater
1001 Wisconsin Place
11 minutes walking distance

The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club
1 W. Dayton Street
13 minutes walking distance

Hyatt Place Downtown Madison
333 W. Washington Avenue
14 minutes walking distance

Mansion Hill Inn
424 N. Pinckney Street
14 minutes walking distance

Best Western Premier Park Hotel
22 S. Carroll Street
17 minutes walking distance

Establishments for food and drink are listed below in alphabetical categories.
Clicking the name of an establishment will bring you directly to their website

Bars, Pubs and Taverns

Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry
317 N. Frances Street

The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.
123 E. Doty Street

Heritage Tavern
131 E. Mifflin Street

The Old Fashioned
23 N. Pinckney Street

State Street Brats
603 State Street

Tipsy Cow
102 King Street

Breakfast & Brunch

Basset Street Brunch Club
444 W. Johnson Street

Greenbush Bakery
1305 Regent Street

Marigold Kitchen
118 S. Pinckney Street

Mickies Dairy Bar
1511 Monroe Street

Short Stack Eatery
301 W. Johnson Street


Colectivo Coffee
25 S. Pinckney Street / 583 State Street

Fair Trade Coffee
418 State Street


1 S. Pinckney Street

1 S. Pinckney Street

Ice Cream

Babcock Hall Dairy Store
1605 Linden Drive

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream
468 State Street

Something More Substantial

Essen Haus (German, Beer)
514 E. Wilson Street

Ian’s Pizza
100 State Street / 319 N. Frances Street

La Taguara (Venezuelan)
3502 E. Washington Avenue

Red (Sushi, Japanese)
316 W. Washington Avenue

Tornado Steakhouse
116 S. Hamilton Street

If you find yourself having free time during our conference or if you scheduled an extra day to spend in Madison, the below suggestions are things to do in the campus area of Madison. By clicking the name of the item that interests you, it will bring you to their website to find more information such as hours of operation, prices, etc.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum
1207 Seminole Highway

Lake Mendota & Memorial Union Terrace
800 Langdon Street

Chazen Museum of Art
750 University Avenue

UW-Madison Geology Museum
1215 W. Dayton Street

Picnic Point
2002 University Bay Drive

Kohl Center
601 W. Dayton Street

The capitol area of Madison is a great area to walk around being that the streets are in the shape of squares around the State Capitol Building. If you would like to visit any of these places in the heart of Downtown Madison, you can click the name that interests you and you will be brought to their website to acquire more information.

Wisconsin State Capitol
2 E. Main Street

Madison Children’s Museum
100 N. Hamilton Street

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
227 State Street

Wisconsin Veterans Museum
30 W. Mifflin Street

The State Historical Museum
30 N. Carroll Street

Wisconsin Science Museum
211 N. Carroll Street, 6th Floor

Majestic Theatre
115 King Street