Travel Information

Alliant Energy Center
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713

Directions: From Chicago take I-90 West; From Minneapolis take I-94 East; From Milwaukee take I-94 West. Exit West from these onto Hwy 12/18 (the Beltline). (From Iowa enter Madison on Hwy 12/18 or Hwy 14 which runs into Hwy 12/18.) * From Hwy 12/18 (the Beltline) exit North on John Nolen Drive or Rimrock Road. The Alliant Energy Center of Dane County is located at the bottom of each exit.

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Madison is home to the Dane County Regional Airport (American, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country and United). The airport is a 20 minute drive from World Dairy Expo. Taxi service is available at the airport and most of Madison's full-service hotels provide free shuttles.

Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is a 1 1/2 hour drive from Madison. O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois is a 3 hour drive from World Dairy Expo. Chicago's Midway Airport is 3 1/2 hours away from Madison.

World Dairy Expo work closely with Madison's taxi companies. Taxis are available during show hours outside of the East Lobby of the Coliseum. Taxis can also be reached by calling:

Travel Tips

  • Reserve hotel rooms as far in advance as possible
  • If canceling extra rooms or extra nights, do so as far in advance as possible
  • Pay attention to deposit due dates, forfeiture rules and cancellation policies
  • Reserve vehicles (buses, vans, cars) as far in advance as possible to assure availability
  • Rent motorized scooters or wheelchairs from Buit Mobility Solutions

Entertainment Guide & Tourism

Make the most of your trip and explore Wisconsin's rich history and exciting attractions. provides some of the best that Wisconsin has to offer.

You can make your travel to Madison memorable by using the following resources via

  • Visitor guide with sidebars and listings loaded with information about our destination
  • Itineraries designed with free time in mind
  • Maps to help you find your way—whether you’re walking or biking
  • Restaurant options to complete your perfect travel experience

First time to Madison? Experience the magic of Madison through this video, which showcases some of Greater Madison's finest features. Flying in from Dane County Regional Airport? Find out if your hotel offers complimentary shuttle service.

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