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There are 6 ways to get from Hackney Empire to London Eye by train, subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Train, subway  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Hackney Central to Highbury & Islington
  2. Take the subway from Highbury & Islington station to Oxford Circus station
  3. Take the subway from Oxford Circus station to Waterloo station

£7 - £9

Cheapest option

Line 26 bus  •  1h

  1. Take the line 26 bus from South Hackney, Mare Street Well Street to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank 26

£2

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Train, subway via Stratford station  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Hackney Central to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Waterloo station Jubilee

Line 26 bus via Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the line 26 bus from South Hackney, Mare Street Well Street to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd 26

£2

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hackney Empire to London Eye 4.9 miles

£25 - £31

Walk  •  1h 32m

  1. Walk from Hackney Empire to London Eye 4.8 miles

Hackney Empire → London Eye
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The cheapest way to get from Hackney Empire to London Eye is to line 26 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Hackney Empire to London Eye is to taxi which costs £25 - £31 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Hackney, Mare Street Well Street and arriving at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hackney Empire to London Eye station. However, there are services departing from Hackney Central and arriving at Waterloo station via Highbury & Islington station and Oxford Circus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Hackney Empire and London Eye is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Hackney Empire to London Eye without a car is to train and subway which takes 36 min and costs £6 - £10.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from Hackney Empire to London Eye, including transfers.

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Hackney Empire to London Eye bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Hackney, Mare Street Well Street station.

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Hackney Empire to London Eye train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Hackney Central station.

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Hackney Empire to London Eye bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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Map of how to get from Hackney Empire to London Eye.
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  • Distance: 4 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Hackney Empire, England and London Eye, England?

London Buses operates a bus from South Hackney, Mare Street Well Street to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 44 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Hackney Central to Highbury & Islington
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
London Overground
Train from Hackney Central to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
London Overground
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Hackney Central to Highbury & Islington
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£1 - £12
Off-Peak Single
£1 - £2
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£3 - £6
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Highbury & Islington station to Oxford Circus station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Oxford Circus station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Stratford station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Hackney, Mare Street Well Street to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from South Hackney, Mare Street Well Street to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Hackney Empire to London Eye
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£25 - £31
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740

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