Travel InfoRMATION for SOSS 2019

If possible, please arrive in time to get checked in to your room at Bethel Horizons before the evening events, Thursday August 22nd. The opening reception will begin at 6:00pm.


Bethel Horizons Camp & Retreat Center

4651 Co Rd ZZ, Dodgeville, WI 53533

(1 hr – 50 miles – from Madison, WI)

Air Transport Into Madison

Flying into Madison is the most convenient option, but can be expensive depending on your originating city. Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) services Madison and is ~25 minutes away from downtown.

Flying into Chicago (ORD of MDW), Milwaukee (MKE), and Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) are also options ,but would require a shuttle service to Madison.

Bus Transportation Into Madison

  • Van Galder Bus Co. (phone 1-800-747-0994) runs a bus with frequent service to and from Chicago O'Hare airport, as well as to and from Chicago Midway airport.

  • Badger Bus (phone 1-877-292-8259) runs a bus several times a day (two AM and two PM) between Madison and downtown Milwaukee.

  • Greyhound Bus Co. (phone 1-800-231-2222) along the major interstate routes (Rockford-Chicago, Milwaukee-Chicago, Minneapolis, La Crosse).

  • megabus (phone 1-877-462-6342) offers low-cost bus-service to and from Chicago and Minneapolis.

  • Jefferson Bus Lines (phone 1-800-451-5333) offers service to and from La Crosse-Winona-Rochester-Minneapolis and Milwaukee.

Transport between Airport/Downtown and Bethel Horizons

Symposium organizers will be working to coordinate shuttles and ride shares with participants at a later date.