There are 6 ways to get from Tate Modern to Waterloo Station by bus, ferry, taxi, 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

Line 381 bus  •  11 min

  1. 381 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  13 min

  1. Rv1

$3

Ferry  •  24 min

  1. Rb1

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. 1.1 miles

$8 - $11

Walk  •  17 min

  1. 4680 feet

Bikeshare  •  10 min

  1. 4933 feet

What companies run services between Tate Modern, England and Waterloo Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Tate Modern to Waterloo Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 4 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Southwark, Blackfriars Road to Waterloo Road (SE1)
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Southwark, Lavington Street to South Bank, Royal Festival Hall
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Southwark, Bankside Pier to Waterloo, London Eye Pier
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Tate Modern, Bankside to Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Tate Modern to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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

The distance between Tate Modern and Waterloo Station is 1 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tate Modern to Waterloo Station is to line 381 bus which costs £2 and takes 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Tate Modern to Waterloo Station is to taxi which takes 3 min and costs £6 - £8.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southwark, Blackfriars Road and arriving at Waterloo Road (SE1). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Southwark, Bankside Pier and arriving at Waterloo, London Eye Pier. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

The line 381 bus from Southwark, Blackfriars Road to Waterloo Road (SE1) takes 4 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.