There are 5 ways to get from National Gallery to Waterloo Station by bus, ferry, taxi, foot or bike

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Line 139 bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the line 139 bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank 176 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Embankment Pier to South Bank, Festival Pier Circular Cruise Westminster

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from National Gallery to Waterloo Station 1.7 miles

$11 - $14

Walk  •  13 min

  1. Walk from National Gallery to Waterloo Station 3600 feet

Bikeshare  •  12 min

  1. Cycle from St. Martin's Street, West End to Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank 1.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from National Gallery to Waterloo Station is to line 139 bus which costs £2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from National Gallery to Waterloo Station is to taxi which costs £8 - £10 and takes 4 min.

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The distance between National Gallery and Waterloo Station is 3346 feet.

The line 139 bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Embankment Pier and arriving at South Bank, Festival Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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What companies run services between National Gallery, England and Waterloo Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from National Gallery to Waterloo Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 10 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Embankment Pier to South Bank, Festival Pier
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from St. Martin's Street, West End to Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from National Gallery to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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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