Chicago to Waterloo train

Cheap train tickets from Chicago to Waterloo

Showing times and prices for Dec 10

Cheapest

33

Average

44

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Chicago to Waterloo is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
09:30PMUnion Station2h45 01:15AMWaterloo Amtrak Station
0 transfers
331One-way
Cheapest
09:30PMUnion Station2h45 01:15AMWaterloo Amtrak Station
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331One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:40PMUnion Station2h43 10:23PMWaterloo Amtrak Station
0 transfers
641One-way

Train schedule from Chicago to Waterloo

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, December 10
06:40PMUnion Station2h43 10:23PMWaterloo Amtrak Station
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09:30PMUnion Station2h45 01:15AMWaterloo Amtrak Station
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09:30PMUnion Station2h45 01:15AMWaterloo Amtrak Station
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Chicago to Waterloo

Showing times and prices for Dec 10

Fastest Journey

2 h 43 m

Average

2 h 44 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

223 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Chicago for Waterloo every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
06:40PMUnion Station2h43 10:23PMWaterloo Amtrak Station
0 transfers
641One-way
2nd Fastest
09:30PMUnion Station2h45 01:15AMWaterloo Amtrak Station
0 transfers
331One-way
2nd Fastest
09:30PMUnion Station2h45 01:15AMWaterloo Amtrak Station
0 transfers
331One-way

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Overview: Train from Chicago to Waterloo

distanceDistance138 miles (223 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$45 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to Waterloo cover the 138 miles (223 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $45 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $45 (€40).

Train companies: Amtrak from Chicago to Waterloo trains

Travel between Chicago and Waterloo from $45 (€40) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey to Waterloo from Chicago, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Chicago to Waterloo train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 44 min
  • Average Price: $45
  • Amtrak frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Chicago to Waterloo

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Waterloo easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to Waterloo.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Chicago to Waterloo trains for as little as $45 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
The train price to Waterloo from Chicago is on average $45 (€40)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Chicago to Waterloo is around 138 miles (223 km).
On average the Chicago to Waterloo train time is 2 h 45 min  covering the 138 miles (223 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Take the Chicago to Waterloo train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Chicago to Waterloo as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 2 direct trains per day from Chicago to Waterloo, and you can find a direct train for this route with Amtrak  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Chicago for Waterloo is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Chicago at 6: 40 PM. The last train leaves from Chicago at 9: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Chicago to Waterloo and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Chicago to Waterloo is on average $45 (€40) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Chicago to Waterloo available a few months in advance.

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