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There are 6 ways to get from The Shard to Waterloo Station by train, 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.

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Train  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to London Waterloo East

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 381 bus  •  15 min

  1. Take the line 381 bus from Southwark, The Hop Exchange to Waterloo Road 381 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  38 min

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

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from The Shard to Waterloo Station 1.5 miles

$10 - $13

Walk  •  26 min

  1. Walk from The Shard to Waterloo Station 1.4 miles

Bikeshare  •  17 min

  1. Cycle from Duke Street Hill, London Bridge to Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank 1.6 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from The Shard to Waterloo Station is to line 381 bus which costs £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Shard to Waterloo Station is to taxi which costs £7 - £10 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southwark, The Hop Exchange and arriving at Waterloo Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from London Bridge City Pier and arriving at Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Bridge and arriving at London Waterloo East. Services depart every five minutes. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

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The distance between The Shard and Waterloo Station is 1 miles.

The best way to get from The Shard to Waterloo Station without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs £3 - £6.

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The train from London Bridge to London Waterloo East takes 4 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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The Shard to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Southwark, The Hop Exchange station.

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The Shard to Waterloo Station train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Bridge station.

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Map of how to get from The Shard to Waterloo Station.
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  • Distance: 1.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between The Shard, England and Waterloo Station, England?

Southeastern operates a train from The Shard to Waterloo Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 4 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from The Shard to Waterloo Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 11 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to London Waterloo East
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Southwark, The Hop Exchange to Waterloo Road
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from London Bridge City Pier to Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Duke Street Hill, London Bridge to Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from The Shard to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$10 - $13
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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The best way to get from The Shard to Waterloo Station is to train which takes 12 min and costs £3 - £6. Alternatively, you can line 381 bus, which costs £2 and takes 15 min.

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The Shard to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Waterloo Road station.

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

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