There are 7 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Aldgate East by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, 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

Tube via Westminster Underground Station  •  23 min

  1. Take the Tube from Westminster Underground Station to Aldgate East Underground Station District

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall to Tower Gateway Rv1

$3

5 alternative options

Tube  •  18 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Aldgate East Underground Station District

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Aldgate East 2.9 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Aldgate East 2.9 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  46 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Aldgate East 2.4 miles

Bikeshare  •  23 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Central House, Aldgate 2.9 miles

$8 - $11

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall and arriving at Tower Gateway. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Aldgate East is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Aldgate East without a car is to Tube which takes 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 23 min to get from Waterloo Station to Aldgate East, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Aldgate East bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall station.

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Waterloo Station to Aldgate East bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Tower Gateway station.

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There are 8241+ hotels available in Aldgate East. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Aldgate East.
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  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Aldgate East, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Aldgate East every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 19 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Westminster Underground Station to Aldgate East Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to Aldgate East Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall to Tower Gateway
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$9 - $15
Access
$10 - $14
Assist
$10 - $14
UberX
$10 - $14
UberXL
$14 - $19
Exec
$19 - $26
Lux
$29 - $40
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Central House, Aldgate
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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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