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.
Per current campus policy, all students, employees, and visitors to campus are required to wear masks when inside campus buildings, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.
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
Van Galder Bus (to-from O’Hare Airport in Chicago to Madison campus)
Van Galder Bus (to-from Chicago Airports; Union Station)
MegaBus (to-from Chicago Union Station)
Union Station Amtrak
225 South Canal Street, Chicago, IL
BCylce (Bike Share)
Stations around Madison
City of Madison Metro Transit (Bus)
Stops around Madison
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)
601 Langdon Street
2 minutes walking distance
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
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
131 E. Mifflin Street
The Old Fashioned
23 N. Pinckney Street
State Street Brats
603 State Street
102 King Street
Breakfast & Brunch
Basset Street Brunch Club
444 W. Johnson Street
1305 Regent Street
118 S. Pinckney Street
Mickies Dairy Bar
1511 Monroe Street
Short Stack Eatery
301 W. Johnson Street
25 S. Pinckney Street / 583 State Street
Fair Trade Coffee
418 State Street
1 S. Pinckney Street
1 S. Pinckney Street
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
100 State Street / 319 N. Frances Street
La Taguara (Venezuelan)
3502 E. Washington Avenue
910 Regent Street
Red (Seafood, Japanese)
316 W. Washington Avenue
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
2002 University Bay Drive
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
115 King Street