There are 6 ways to get from Waltham Cross to Islington by train, subway, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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

Train, Tube  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Waltham Cross to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the Tube from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to Highbury & Islington Underground Station Victoria

$7 - $10

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the night bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Finsbury Park N279

$2

4 alternative options

Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Waltham Cross to London Liverpool Street

$3 - $10

Line 279 bus, line 476 bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 279 bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Bruce Grove, Tottenham High Rd Bruce Grove 279
  2. Take the line 476 bus from Bruce Grove, Tottenham High Rd Bruce Grove to Islington Green 476 / ...

$5

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waltham Cross to Islington 12.8 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Waltham Cross to Islington 12.8 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waltham Cross to Islington is to night bus which costs £2 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waltham Cross to Islington is to train and Tube which costs £5 - £8 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Waltham Cross, Bus Station station and arriving at Finsbury Park. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Waltham Cross and arriving at London Liverpool Street. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Waltham Cross and Islington is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Waltham Cross to Islington without a car is to train and Tube which takes 20 min and costs £5 - £8.

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It takes approximately 20 min to get from Waltham Cross to Islington, including transfers.

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Waltham Cross to Islington bus services, operated by Arriva London North, arrive at Waltham Cross, Bus Station.

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Waltham Cross to Islington train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Waltham Cross station.

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The best way to get from Waltham Cross to Islington is to train which takes 27 min and costs £2 - £8. Alternatively, you can line 279 bus and line 476 bus, which costs £4 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Waltham Cross to Islington.
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  • Distance: 10.8 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Waltham Cross, England and Islington, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Waltham Cross to Islington hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 27 min. London Overground also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waltham Cross to Islington via Bruce Grove, Tottenham High Rd Bruce Grove in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Waltham Cross to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Waltham Cross to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Tottenham Hale Underground Station to Highbury & Islington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Theobalds Grove to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$7 - $10
Oyster Card
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Arriva London North
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Bruce Grove, Tottenham High Rd Bruce Grove
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Night bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bruce Grove, Tottenham High Rd Bruce Grove to Islington Green
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Waltham Cross to Islington
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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