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Duration 1h 53m
Distance 64.4 miles
Average price £40
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Waterloo Station and Herne Bay takes 1h 53m and the fastest train takes 1h 30m. There is an hourly train service from Waterloo Station to Herne Bay. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. St Pancras International
  2. Herne Bay
2h 42m
£30 - £57

Waterloo Station to Herne Bay train times

Trains run hourly between Waterloo Station and Herne Bay. The earliest departure is at 21:11 at night, and the last departure from Waterloo Station is at 22:11 which arrives into Herne Bay at 23:46. All services require a transfer at Euston Underground Station and take an average of 1h 53m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to Herne Bay. However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at Herne Bay via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 42m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Herne Bay is 55 miles. The road distance is 64.4 miles.

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Waterloo Station to Herne Bay train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London Blackfriars station.

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Waterloo Station to Herne Bay train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Herne Bay station.

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There are 347+ hotels available in Herne Bay. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Waterloo Station and Herne Bay?

Southeastern operates a train from St Pancras International to Herne Bay every 3 hours. Tickets cost £28 - £55 and the journey takes 1h 20m.
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