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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. 2014. 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

  • UW-Platteville Chicago/Rockford Bus- offered at academic breaks. $40 round trip. Buy Tickets.
  • Greyhound (bus), 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 $73 one way / $147 round trip. Buy Tickets.
  • Burlington Trailways (bus)- leaves Dubuque at 3:35 p.m. arrives in Chicago at 7:55 p.m., leaves Chicago at 6:15 a.m. and arrvies in Dubuque at 10:50 a.m. daily. $47 one way / $94 round trip. Buy Tickets
  • Rideshare with another UW-Platteville student through our online Zimride account: http://zimride.uwplatt.edu/

To Madison, WI

  • Lamers Bus Service- leaves Platteville at 8:55 a.m. and arrives in Madison at 10:55 a.m., leaves Madison at 4:55 p.m. and arrives in Platteville at 6:55 p.m daily. $19.75 one way /  $39.50 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 Milwaukee, WI

  • Greyhound (bus)- leaves Platteville at 8:55 a.m. arrives in Milwaukee at 12:50 p.m., leaves Milwaukee at 3:00 p.m., arrives in Platteville 6:55 p.m. daily.  $84.00 round trip.  Buy Tickets.
  • Rideshare with another UW-Platteville student through our online Zimride account: http://zimride.uwplatt.edu/

To Dubuque, IA

  • Lamers Bus Service- leaves Platteville at 6:55 p.m., arrives in Dubuque at 7:25 p.m., leaves Dubuque at 8:25 a.m. arrives in Platteville at 8:55 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

  • UW-Platteville Chicago/Rockford Bus- offered at academic breaks. $30 round trip. Buy Tickets.
  • Burlington Trailways- leaves Dubuque at 3:35 p.m. arrives in Rockford at 6:00 p.m. & leaves Rockford at 8:15 a.m. arrives in Dubuque at 10:50 a.m. daily. $68 round trip. Buy Tickets.
  • Rideshare with another UW-Platteville student through our online Zimride account: http://zimride.uwplatt.edu/

Elsewhere

Is your destination 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.
  • Greyhound -Take the bus from Platteville to most any major US city.
  • 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.

 

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Transportation: Contact Us

Contact Us

Transportation questions related to Pioneer Transit, busing, and bicycling 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

Parking questions should be directed to Campus Police at 608.342.1584, police@uwplatt.edu

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