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There are 9 ways to get from New York to Waterloo by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly New York La Guardia to Waterloo  •  7h 6m

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

$243 - $1,033

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Bus  •  22h 32m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Chicago Nyc
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Waterloo, IA 1485 / ...

$86 - $171

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Fly Newark to Waterloo  •  6h 23m

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

$245 - $990

Fly New York JFK to Waterloo  •  7h 15m

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

$207 - $884

Fly White Plains to Waterloo  •  8h 17m

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

$330 - $1,444

Fly Newark to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Cedar Rapids (CID) EWR - CID
  2. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Waterloo, IA

$197 - $477

Bus via New York, Ny  •  25h 26m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Waterloo, IA 1485 / ...

$118 - $185

Train, bus  •  26h 45m

  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 1485 / ...

$130 - $204

Drive  •  17h 46m

  1. Drive from New York to Waterloo 1082.6 miles

$100 - $160

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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 $240 - $1,000 and takes 6h 23m.

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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 26m.

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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 22h 32m and costs $85 - $180.

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It takes approximately 7h 6m 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 7h 6m and costs $240 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $180 and takes 22h 32m.

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There is no direct flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Waterloo Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 21m 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: 7h 6m

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

American Airlines flies from New York to Waterloo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Waterloo via Chicago, Cermak-Chinatown, Monroe-Red, Monroe-Blue, Clinton-Blue, and Chicago, IL in around 22h 32m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Indianapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Raleigh/Durham, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Boston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via St. Louis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Waterloo via Norfolk, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Indianapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Waterloo via Nashville, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from White Plains to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from White Plains to Waterloo via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from White Plains to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Newark to Cedar Rapids via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
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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Contact Details
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
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Waterloo, IA
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Waterloo, IA
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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GoTo Bus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 2:00 AM in New York and 1:00 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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American Airlines offers flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Waterloo Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Waterloo. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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