Compare train tickets from Waterloo to South Bend
We partner with all bus & train carriers to find the best fares.
No Wanderu Fees
Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.
Best Travel Options
We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.
There are 3 daily trains from Waterloo to South Bend. Traveling by train from Waterloo to South Bend usually takes around one hour and 14 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train can make the trip in one hour and 13 minutes.
|Distance||66 mi (106 km)|
|Fastest train||1h 13m|
|Trains per day||3|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Lake Shore Limited|
Which train should you take from Waterloo to South Bend?
2 train services operate from Waterloo, Indiana to South Bend, Indiana. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Waterloo to South Bend during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Waterloo to South Bend?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Waterloo to South Bend are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Waterloo at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Waterloo to South Bend?
There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Waterloo to South Bend.
You can also take a train for your return trip from South Bend to Waterloo.
Where is the train station in Waterloo?
There is one train station in Waterloo.
Where is the train station in South Bend?
South Bend has one train station.
Need a return trip from South Bend to Waterloo?Search Train Tickets
Plan your next adventure
More trains from Waterloo
Continue by train from South Bend
- Train from South Bend to Grand Rapids
- South Bend to St Louis Train
- Train from South Bend to New York
- South Bend to Rochester
- South Bend to Cleveland Train
- Train from South Bend to Philadelphia
- Train from South Bend to Pittsburgh
- Train from South Bend to Nashville
- South Bend to Milwaukee
Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.
With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.