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Madison offers businesses quick access to many forms of transportation, including I-565, U.S. Highway 72, the Huntsville International Airport, and an International Intermodal Center.

Major Highways in Madison include:

  • I-65
  • I-565
  • U.S. Hwy 72
  • Hwy 20 (Madison Blvd.)

Mileage to Major Cities

 City Hwy Miles Hwy KM
Atlanta  237 381
Birmingham  94 151
Chattanooga  112 180
Chicago  583 983
Dallas  726 1,168
Huntsville  11 17
Louisville  289 465
Memphis 207 333
Nashville 114 183
New Orleans 434 698
St. Louis 423 681

Traffic Counts
View Traffic count and projections for Madison. If a count that you need is outdated, please contact 256-772-2885 for an updated count. Additional traffic count information is available from the Alabama Department of Transportation. This information can be found on their online GIS traffic map.

The City of Madison, Alabama is just minutes away from Huntsville International Airport (HSV), and less than two hours from both Nashville International Airport (BNA) and Birmingham International Airport (BHM).  Commercial airlines servicing Huntsville International Airport (HSV) include: American, Delta, and United. Over 1.2 million passengers depart or arrive HSV annually.  Nearby airports include:

 Airport Location  Distance from Madison
Huntsville International Airport Huntsville, AL  2.5 Miles
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport Birmingham, AL 97 Miles
Nashville International Airport Nasville, TN 119 Miles
Hartsvield-Jackson International Airport Atlanta, GA 247 Miles

Source: Distance based on Google, 2013

Rail (Intermodal)
An International Intermodal Center (IIC) is located at the Port of Huntsville, two miles away from Madison, AL.

Port Facilities
The Decatur-Morgan County Port Authority in Decatur, AL is located within 15 miles of Madison, AL. There are also 14 steamship lines serving the Huntsville IIC.

Public Transportation
Madison, AL has several sources of public transportation, including bus, shuttle, taxi, Uber, Lyft and limo. There is a Huntsville Shuttle bus, airport shuttle service from hotels, four limousine companies, and nine taxi cab companies currently serving the community.  Additionally, there are multiple Uber and Lyft drivers that can accommodate a pick up or drop off within minutes.