There are 8 ways to get from Lewisham to Waterloo Station by train, bus, ferry, 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.

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Lewisham to London Waterloo East

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 172 bus  •  33 min

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

$3

6 alternative options

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

Ferry  •  50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Greenwich Pier to Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier Rb1

$12 - $16

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

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New Cross Gate Station station and arriving at Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 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. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Greenwich Pier and arriving at Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Lewisham to Waterloo Station.
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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 19 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 - $9 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 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Cross Gate Station to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Greenwich Pier to Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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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