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Recommended option

Line 211 bus  •  8 min

  1. Take the line 211 bus from Westminster Station Bridge Street to Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd 211

$3

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  27 min

  1. Take the ferry from Westminster Pier to South Bank, Festival Pier Circular Cruise Westminster

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Big Ben to Waterloo Station 4407 feet

$7 - $9

Walk  •  21 min

  1. Walk from Big Ben to Waterloo Station 1.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  13 min

  1. Cycle from Abingdon Green, Westminster to Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank 1 miles

What companies run services between Big Ben, England and Waterloo Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Big Ben to Waterloo Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 4 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Westminster Station Bridge Street to Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Westminster Pier to South Bank, Festival Pier
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Abingdon Green, Westminster to Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Big Ben to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
2 min
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Big Ben and Waterloo Station is 1 km.

The cheapest way to get from Big Ben to Waterloo Station is to line 211 bus which costs £2 and takes 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Big Ben to Waterloo Station is to taxi which takes 2 min and costs £5 - £7.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Westminster Station Bridge Street and arriving at Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Westminster Pier and arriving at South Bank, Festival Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

The line 211 bus from Westminster Station Bridge Street to Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd takes 4 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.