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There are 4 ways to get from Russell Square to Waterloo, The Old Vic by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  12 min

  1. Take the subway from Tottenham Court Road station to Waterloo station Northern

£2 - £3

Cheapest option

Line 188 bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to Waterloo, The Old Vic 68 / ...

£2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Russell Square to Waterloo, The Old Vic 2 miles

£8 - £10

Walk  •  34 min

  1. Walk from Russell Square to Waterloo, The Old Vic 1.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to Waterloo, The Old Vic is to line 188 bus which costs £2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Russell Square to Waterloo, The Old Vic is to taxi which costs £8 - £10 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row and arriving at Waterloo, The Old Vic. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tottenham Court Road station station and arriving at Waterloo station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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The distance between Russell Square and Waterloo, The Old Vic is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Russell Square to Waterloo, The Old Vic without a car is to subway which takes 12 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Tottenham Court Road station to Waterloo station takes 5 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Russell Square to Waterloo, The Old Vic bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row station.

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Russell Square to Waterloo, The Old Vic train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Tottenham Court Road station.

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Russell Square to Waterloo, The Old Vic bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Waterloo, The Old Vic station.

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Map of how to get from Russell Square to Waterloo, The Old Vic.
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  • Distance: 1.6 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Russell Square, England and Waterloo, The Old Vic, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Tottenham Court Road station to Waterloo station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 5 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to Waterloo, The Old Vic every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
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 Tottenham Court Road station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
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 Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to Waterloo, The Old Vic
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Russell Square to Waterloo, The Old Vic
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
£8 - £10
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
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

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Russell Square to Waterloo, The Old Vic train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Waterloo station.

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