Directions to HI Madison Hostel
Arriving at the University of Wisconsin Memorial Union, walk to State St. and catch a bus to the Capitol Square. Exit at Main St. or Pinckney St., on the east sides of the Capitol Square. Walk down King St. Turn left on S. Butler St. We are a few houses up on the right. Arriving at the Badger Bus Depot, walk 1/2 mile up W. Washington towards the Capitol. Walk around the Capitol Square, going the same direction as traffic. Turn right at King St. Follow the directions above from King St. Or take a taxi (about $3).
The Hostel has two + available parking spaces on weekends, and one weekdays for $7.00/day.
From Chicago, Milwaukee, or the Twin Cities (Interstates 90 and 94), exit onto Route 30 towards Madison. Take the E. Washington St. exit to the State Capitol. Stay on E. Washington for a few miles until you are almost at the Capitol. Three blocks from the Capitol Building, turn left on South Butler St. (there is no light at this turn, so be ready to turn). The hostel is on the left, about 2 blocks down S. Butler St.
Monday through Friday, take the #20 bus to the North Transfer Point. From the North Transfer Point, take the #4 bus. Exit at the corner of King and Wilson St. or at the Capitol Square. Walk to S. Butler St. The hostel is on the right. On weekends, you can take a taxi (about $15).