There are 7 ways to get from Walthamstow to Islington by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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

Tube  •  11 min

  1. Victoria

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Train  •  17 min

$2 - $5

5 alternative options

Bus  •  27 min

  1. N38

$3

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. 6 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  16 min

  1. 6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  16 min

  1. 6 miles

$19 - $28

Walk  •  1 h 49 min

  1. 5.7 miles

What companies run services between Walthamstow, England and Islington, England?

London Overground operates a train from Walthamstow to Islington every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Walthamstow to Islington hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Walthamstow Central Underground Station to Highbury & Islington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Walthamstow Central to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$5 - $8
Oyster Card
$3 - $5
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Walthamstow Bus Station to Islington, Cross Street (N1)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Walthamstow to Islington
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$19 - $28
uberACCESS
$20 - $28
uberASSIST
$20 - $28
uberX
$20 - $28
uberXL
$29 - $40
UberEXEC
$30 - $50
UberLUX
$50 - $75
Taxi from Walthamstow to Islington
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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 Walthamstow and Islington is 8 km. The road distance is 10 km.

The cheapest way to get from Walthamstow to Islington is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Walthamstow to Islington is to Tube which takes 11 min and costs £2 - £4.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Walthamstow Central and arriving at London Liverpool Street. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Walthamstow Bus Station and arriving at Islington, Cross Street (N1). Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

The Tube from Walthamstow Central Underground Station to Highbury & Islington Underground Station takes 11 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.