There are 7 ways to get from British Museum to Waterloo Station by subway, bus, taxi, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Tube  •  22 min

  1. Take the Tube from Tottenham Court Road Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station Northern

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Line 188 bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Holborn, Theobalds Road to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank 68 / ...

$3

Line 188 bus via Bloomsbury, Southampton Row  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank 68 / ...

$3

Line 188 bus via Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd 188

$3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from British Museum to Waterloo Station 1.9 miles

$12 - $15

Walk  •  23 min

  1. Walk from British Museum to Waterloo Station 1.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  12 min

  1. Cycle from British Museum, Bloomsbury to Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank 1.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from British Museum to Waterloo Station is to line 188 bus which costs £2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from British Museum to Waterloo Station is to taxi which costs £9 - £11 and takes 5 min.

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The distance between British Museum and Waterloo Station is 1 miles.

The Tube from Tottenham Court Road Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station takes 5 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Holborn, Theobalds Road and arriving at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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What companies run services between British Museum, England and Waterloo Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from British Museum to Waterloo Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 9 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Holborn, Theobalds Road to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from British Museum, Bloomsbury to Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from British Museum to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
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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