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

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Eltham to London Waterloo East

$8 - $12

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

  1. Take the line 321 bus from Eltham High Street Passey Place 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 3 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

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

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Eltham and arriving at London Waterloo East. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Eltham and Waterloo Station is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Eltham to Waterloo Station without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs £6 - £9.

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The train from Eltham to London Waterloo East takes 24 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Eltham to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Eltham High Street Passey Place station.

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

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The best way to get from Eltham to Waterloo Station is to train which takes 30 min and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can line 161 bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Eltham to Waterloo Station.
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  • Distance: 8.2 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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 24 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 Passey Place 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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Eltham to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Eltham to Waterloo Station is 10 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Eltham to Waterloo Station.

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