There are 5 ways to get from Eltham to Waterloo Station by train, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Eltham to London Waterloo East

$8 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 321 bus, line 171 bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 321 bus from Eltham High Street Well Hall Road to New Cross Gate Station 321
  2. Take the line 171 bus from New Cross Gate Station to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank 171 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Line 161 bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 161 bus from Eltham Church Court Yard to North Greenwich Station 132 / ...

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Eltham to Waterloo Station 9.6 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Eltham to Waterloo Station 9.6 miles

$2 - $3

What companies run services between Eltham, England and Waterloo Station, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Eltham to Waterloo Station hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Eltham to Waterloo Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Eltham Church Court Yard to North Greenwich Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Eltham High Street Well Hall Road to New Cross Gate Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Cross Gate Station to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Eltham to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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 Eltham and Waterloo Station is 13 km. The road distance is 15 km.

The cheapest way to get from Eltham to Waterloo Station is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Eltham to Waterloo Station is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs £35 - £45.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Eltham and arriving at London Waterloo East. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Eltham to Waterloo Station. However, there are services departing from Eltham High Street Well Hall Road and arriving at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank via New Cross Gate Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

The train from Eltham to London Waterloo East takes 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.