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There are 7 ways to get from Waltham Cross to Islington by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Waltham Cross to Tottenham Hale
  2. Take the subway from Tottenham Hale station to Highbury & Islington station Victoria

£5 - £8

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Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Camden Town Station N279 / ...

£2

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Train  •  27 min

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

£5 - £9

Line 317 bus, train  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the line 317 bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Enfield Town, Little Park Gardens 317
  2. Take the train from Enfield Chase to Essex Road

£6 - £10

Line 279 bus, line 476 bus  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the line 279 bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Seven Sisters, Stonebridge RoadSeven Sisters 279 / ...
  2. Take the line 476 bus from South Tottenham Station to Islington Green 476 / ...

£4

Taxi  •  26 min

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

£30 - £40

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Waltham Cross to Islington 12.8 miles

£2 - £4

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The cheapest way to get from Waltham Cross to Islington is to bus which costs £2 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waltham Cross to Islington is to train and subway which costs £5 - £9 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waltham Cross, Bus Station station and arriving at Camden Town Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 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, and operate every day. 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 subway which takes 22 min and costs £5 - £9.

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It takes approximately 22 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, depart from 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 £5 - £9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Waltham Cross to Islington.
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  • Distance: 10.8 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Waltham Cross to London Liverpool Street hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £9 and the journey takes 27 min. London Overground also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Arriva London North operates a bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Camden Town Station hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 56 min. London Buses also services this route twice a week.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Waltham Cross to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Waltham Cross to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Hale station to Highbury & Islington station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Theobalds Grove to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
Arriva London North
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Camden Town Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Arriva London North
Bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Seven Sisters, Stonebridge RoadSeven Sisters
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Arriva London North
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 Theobalds Grove station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from South Tottenham Station to Islington Green
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from Waltham Cross, Bus Station to Enfield Town, Little Park Gardens
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Metroline Travel
Oyster Card
£2
Other operators
Taxi from Waltham Cross to Islington
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Minicabs Soouth Gate
Phone
+44 20 8419 8757
Website
minicabssouthgate.co.uk
Metro Radio Cars
Phone
+44 20 8440 1234
Website
metroradiocars.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk

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

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Waltham Cross to Islington train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at London Liverpool Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waltham Cross to Islington is 13 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Waltham Cross to Islington.

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