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

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Lewisham to London Waterloo East

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 172 bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 172 bus from New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd 172

$3

5 alternative options

Line 53 bus  •  47 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

$12 - $16

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage and arriving at Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lewisham and arriving at London Waterloo East. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Lewisham and Waterloo Station is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Lewisham to Waterloo Station without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs £5 - £7.

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The train from Lewisham to London Waterloo East takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Lewisham to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage station.

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

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The best way to get from Lewisham to Waterloo Station is to train which takes 20 min and costs £5 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 172 bus, which costs £2 and takes 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Lewisham to Waterloo Station.
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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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 $6 - $10 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Lewisham to Waterloo Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Greenwich, Lewisham Road to Lambeth North
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
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
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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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Lewisham to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lewisham to Waterloo Station is 6 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Lewisham to Waterloo Station.

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There are 8962+ hotels available in Waterloo Station. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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