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There are 8 ways to get from New York to Waterloo by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Newark  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Waterloo (ALO) EWR - ALO

$119 - $474

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Fly from White Plains  •  9h 49m

  1. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Waterloo (ALO) HPN - ALO

$95 - $376

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  7h

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Waterloo (ALO) LGA - ALO

$103 - $433

Fly from New York JFK  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Waterloo (ALO) JFK - ALO

$111 - $464

Bus  •  21h 18m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Wdt 205
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Waterloo, Ia Btw1485

$114 - $192

Bus via New York, Ny  •  25h 17m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Waterloo, Ia Btw1485

$135 - $190

Train, bus  •  26h 37m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Waterloo, Ia Btw1485

$146 - $209

Drive  •  17h 46m

  1. Drive from New York to Waterloo 1082.6 miles

$100 - $160

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Waterloo is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Waterloo is to fly which costs $110 - $480 and takes 6h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Waterloo. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Waterloo, Ia via Harrison & Morgan and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 17m.

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The distance between New York and Waterloo is 959 miles. The road distance is 1082.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Waterloo without a car is to bus which takes 21h 18m and costs $110 - $200.

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from New York to Waterloo, including transfers.

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New York to Waterloo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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The best way to get from New York to Waterloo is to fly which takes 6h 36m and costs $110 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $200 and takes 21h 18m.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Waterloo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 58m and has one stopover.

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New York to Waterloo bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, arrive at Waterloo, Ia station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Waterloo.
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  • Distance: 959.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 36m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Waterloo, IA, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from New York to Waterloo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Waterloo via Chicago, IL and Chicago, Il in around 21h 18m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Newark to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Richmond, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Minneapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Raleigh/Durham, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Boston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Atlanta, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Richmond, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Nashville, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Indianapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Baltimore, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Raleigh/Durham, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from White Plains to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from White Plains to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from White Plains to Waterloo via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Bus operators
D&W Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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Bus Ticket Inc.
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Allen St. to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Book at
gotobus.com
Burlington Trailways
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $190

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Waterloo is 1h behind New York. It is currently 8:23 AM in New York and 7:23 AM in Waterloo.

Yes, the driving distance between New York to Waterloo is 1083 miles. It takes approximately 17h 46m to drive from New York to Waterloo.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Waterloo Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Waterloo. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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