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There are 6 ways to get from Catford to Waterloo Station by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Catford Bridge to London Waterloo East

£3 - £13

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Line 185 bus, line 176 bus  •  1h

  1. Take the line 185 bus from Catford Rd Lewisham Town Hall to Dulwich Village, Dulwich Library 185
  2. Take the line 176 bus from Dulwich Village, Dulwich Library to Waterloo Station Tenison Way 176

£2

4 alternative options

Line 171 bus  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the line 171 bus from Catford Rd Lewisham Town Hall to Lambeth Road 171

£2

Night bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the night bus from Catford Rd Lewisham Town Hall to Waterloo Station Tenison Way N171

£2

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Catford to Waterloo Station 7.3 miles

£20 - £25

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Catford to Waterloo Station 7.3 miles

£1 - £2

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The cheapest way to get from Catford to Waterloo Station is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catford to Waterloo Station is to taxi which costs £20 - £25 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Catford Rd Lewisham Town Hall and arriving at Lambeth Road. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Catford Bridge and arriving at London Waterloo East. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Catford and Waterloo Station is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Catford to Waterloo Station without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs £3 - £13.

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The train from Catford Bridge to London Waterloo East takes 17 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Catford to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Catford Rd Lewisham Town Hall station.

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Catford to Waterloo Station train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Catford Bridge station.

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The best way to get from Catford to Waterloo Station is to train which takes 22 min and costs £3 - £13. Alternatively, you can line 185 bus and line 176 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h.

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  • Distance: 5.7 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Catford, England and Waterloo Station, Greater London, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Catford Bridge to London Waterloo East hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £13 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Catford to Waterloo Station via Dulwich Village, Dulwich Library in around 1h.

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0343 222 1234
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Bus from Catford Rd Lewisham Town Hall to Dulwich Village, Dulwich Library
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Dulwich Village, Dulwich Library to Waterloo Station Tenison Way
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Catford Rd Lewisham Town Hall to Lambeth Road
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Night bus from Catford Rd Lewisham Town Hall to Waterloo Station Tenison Way
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Catford to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Cabs
Phone
+44 20 8470 3000
Website
greenwichcabs.co.uk
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Cannon Cars
Phone
+44 20 8777 8888
Website
cannoncars.co.uk
Bromley South Cars Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8464 4441
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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Catford to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Waterloo Station Tenison Way.

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Catford to Waterloo Station train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Waterloo East station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Catford to Waterloo Station is 7 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Catford to Waterloo Station.

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