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Looking to get to and from UW-Platteville from nearby cities such as Dubuque, Madison, Milwaukee, etc.? Here are some of the more common ways you can make the connection. To help make things easier for you, we have included transportation times & prices below updated as of Sept. 2013. For most recent times and pricing, please visit the company's information directly. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact our office anytime.

To Chicago, IL

  • Platteville to Chicago - UW-Platteville Chicago Bus, offered at academic breaks. $80 round trip. Buy Tickets.
  • Platteville to Chicago - Greyhound, leaves Platteville at 8:55 a.m. arrives in Chicago at 3:15 p.m., leaves Chicago at 12:30 and arrives in Platteville at 6:55 p.m. daily. Approximately $60-70 one way / $112 round trip. Buy Tickets.
  • Dubuque to Chicago - Burlington Trailways, leaves Dubuque at 3:35 p.m. & Chicago at 6:15 a.m. daily. $86 round trip. Buy Tickets
  • Rideshare with another UW-Platteville student through our online Zimride account: http://zimride.uwplatt.edu/

To Madison, WI

  • Platteville to Madison - Lamers Bus Service, leaves Platteville at 11:50 a.m. and Madison at 2:30 p.m. daily.  $40 round trip (with student discount- be sure to select "student" when purchasing your ticket).  Buy Tickets.
  • Rideshare with another UW-Platteville student through our online Zimride account: http://zimride.uwplatt.edu/

To Milwaukee, WI

  • Platteville to Milwaukee- Lamers Bus Service, leaves Platteville at 11:50 a.m. and Milwaukee at 10:50 a.m. daily.  $77.50 round trip (with student discount- be sure to select "student" when purchasing your ticket).  Buy Tickets.
  • Rideshare with another UW-Platteville student through our online Zimride account: http://zimride.uwplatt.edu/

To Dubuque, IA

  • Platteville to Dubuque - Lamers Bus Service, leaves Platteville at 4:55 p.m. and Dubuque at 11:20 a.m. daily.  $17.00 round trip (with student discount- be sure to select "student" when purchasing your ticket). Buy Tickets.
  • Rideshare with another UW-Platteville student through our online Zimride account: http://zimride.uwplatt.edu/

To Rockford, IL

  • Platteville to Rockford- UW-Platteville Chicago Bus, offered at academic breaks. $60 round trip. Buy Tickets.
  • Dubuque to Rockford- Burlington Trailways, leaves Dubuque at 3:35 p.m. & Rockford at 8:15 a.m. daily. $62 round trip. Buy Tickets.
  • Rideshare with another UW-Platteville student through our online Zimride account: http://zimride.uwplatt.edu/

To Davenport, IA

  • Dubuque to Davenport- Burlington Trailways, leaves Dubuque at 10:55 a.m. & Davenport at 10:40 a.m. daily. $84 round trip. Buy Tickets.
  • Rideshare with another UW-Platteville student through our online Zimride account: http://zimride.uwplatt.edu/

To Minneapolis, MN

  • Dubuque to Minneapolis- Burlington Trailways, leaves Dubuque at 10:55 a.m. & Minneapolis at 5:00 a.m. daily. $238 round trip. Buy Tickets.
  • Rideshare with another UW-Platteville student through our online Zimride account: http://zimride.uwplatt.edu/

To Dubuque, IA

  • Platteville to Dubuque- Lamers Bus Service, leaves Platteville at 4:55 p.m. and Madison at 1:45 p.m. daily. $17 round trip (with student discount). Buy Tickets.
  • Rideshare with another UW-Platteville student through our online Zimride account: http://zimride.uwplatt.edu/

Your destination is not listed above? Here are other transportation options. Feel free to contact our office to help you find a route or figure out your connections!

  • Zimride - Ride sharing service available to UW-Platteville students.
  • LIFT - Schedule a direct ride throughout southwestern Wisconsin; pay per mile.
  • Lamers Bus - Daily bus service between Dubuque, Platteville, Dodgeville, Mount Horeb, Verona, and Madison- and througout the Midwest.  
  • Burlington Trailways - National bus/train service from Dubuque.
  • Van Galder - Service to many midwest cities, connect to Van Galder in Madison.
  • Megabus - Very affordable national bus service, connect to megabus in Madison.
  • Badger Bus - Daily bus service between Madison & Milwaukee, WI.
  • Amtrak - National bus/train service.  Nearest stations are Rockford, Beloit, Madison, Davenport.
  • Greyhound - National bus service.  Nearest station is in Dubuque.

 

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Transportation: Contact Us

Contact Us

All transportation questions can be directed to the UW-Platteville Office of Sustainability. 

Office of Sustainability
308 Royce Hall (map)
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53018

Tel: 608.342.7244
E-mail: sustainability@uwplatt.edu or transportation@uwplatt.edu

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