Madison travel guide

Madison Tourism | Madison Guide

You're Going to Love Madison

With a population of 19 100, Madison is a must-see destination in Connecticut, United States.

When to visit Madison

Madison in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Madison in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Madison


Although Madison doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Tweed-New Haven (HVN), which is located 26 km from Madison.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Madison. The train journey from Madison to Washington, D.C. takes 0h 07m and costs around $106 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Rensselaer, expect to pay about $183 for a 0h 32m trip.


Another option to get to Madison is to pick up a car hire from New York, which is about 133 km from Madison. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Sixt, among others, in New York.


You can travel by bus to Madison using Peter Pan Bus Lines or Greyhound. From New York, the bus ride to Madison takes 193 km and will cost you around $66. From Boston, the ticket costs about $101 for a journey of 290 km.

Airlines serving Madison

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Hiring a car in Madison

Expect to pay $1.84 per litre in Madison (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.99 and $29.31. The most frequently booked car type in Madison is Full-size (Ford Transit or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Kia Rio or similar) is, on average, 47% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.