There are 7 ways to get from Lewisham to Waterloo Station by train, bus, taxi, car, foot or bike

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  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Lewisham to London Waterloo East

$7 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 171 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 171 bus from New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage to Waterloo Station Tenison Way 171 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Line 53 bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 53 bus from Greenwich, Lewisham Road to Lambeth North 53

$3

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lewisham to Waterloo Station 6.2 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Lewisham to Waterloo Station 6.2 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Walk from Lewisham to Waterloo Station 5.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  45 min

  1. Cycle from Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town to Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank 6.3 miles

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

Southeastern operates a train from Lewisham to Waterloo Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Lewisham to Waterloo Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage to Waterloo Station Tenison Way
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Greenwich, Lewisham Road to Lambeth North
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town to Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Lewisham to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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

How far is it from Lewisham to Waterloo Station?

The distance between Lewisham and Waterloo Station is 9 km. The road distance is 10 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lewisham to Waterloo Station?

The cheapest way to get from Lewisham to Waterloo Station is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lewisham to Waterloo Station?

The quickest way to get from Lewisham to Waterloo Station is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs £24 - £29.

Is there a direct train between Lewisham and Waterloo Station?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lewisham and arriving at London Waterloo East. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

Is there a direct bus between Lewisham and Waterloo Station?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage and arriving at Waterloo Station Tenison Way. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

How long does it take to get from Lewisham to Waterloo Station?

The train from Lewisham to London Waterloo East takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.