Trains from Waterloo to Indiana
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There is one daily train from Waterloo to Indiana. Traveling by train from Waterloo to Indiana usually takes around 18 hours and 47 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||311 mi (500 km)|
|Fastest train||18h 47m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
Which train should you take from Waterloo to Indiana?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Waterloo to Indiana. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Waterloo to Indiana every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $143.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Waterloo to Indiana 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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.
Can you take a train all the way from Waterloo to Indiana?
How long is the train journey from Waterloo to Indiana?
The distance between Waterloo and Indiana is approximately 311 miles, or 500 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 47 minutes,
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Waterloo to Indiana on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Sunday. Sunday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Waterloo at 10:00pm and arrives in Indiana around 18 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Waterloo to Indiana?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Indiana to Waterloo.
Where is the train station in Waterloo?
Main departure station: 485 West Van Vleek Street
There is one train station in Waterloo.
All train stations in Waterloo:
485 West Van Vleek Street
Where is the train station in Indiana?
Main arrival station: Kovalchick Complex
Indiana has one train station.
All train stations in Indiana:
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