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How much are train tickets from Waterloo to South Bend?

Lowest Price$18.00
Fastest Train1h 13m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2
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Waterloo-South Bend Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Waterloo to South Bend right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Waterloo to South Bend?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $18.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Waterloo to South Bend.

How long is the train journey from Waterloo to South Bend?

The distance between Waterloo and South Bend is approximately 66 miles, or 106 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 13 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Waterloo to South Bend are the most crowded on Friday. 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.

How many trains per day run from Waterloo to South Bend?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to South Bend. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from South Bend to Waterloo.

What train services are there from Waterloo to South Bend?

2 train services operate from Waterloo to South Bend. 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:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Capitol Limited11h 15m$18.00
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited21h 13m$18.00

Where is the train station in Waterloo?

There is one train station in Waterloo:

  • 485 West Van Vleek Street

Where is the train station in South Bend?

South Bend has one train station:

  • 2702 W Washington St

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