How to get from Waterloo Station to Aldgate Station

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Recommended option

Tube, line 40 bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the line 40 bus from London Bridge Borough High St to Aldgate 40

$5 - $6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 min

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

$3

5 alternative options

Tube  •  17 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Aldgate Underground Station Circle

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Aldgate Station 2.6 miles

$15 - $19

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Aldgate Station 2.6 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  42 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Aldgate Station 2.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  23 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Braham Street, Aldgate 2.8 miles

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

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

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to Aldgate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge Borough High St to Aldgate
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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 Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$9 - $14
uberACCESS
$9 - $13
uberASSIST
$9 - $13
uberX
$9 - $13
uberXL
$13 - $18
UberEXEC
$17 - $24
UberLUX
$27 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Braham Street, Aldgate
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Aldgate Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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 Waterloo Station and Aldgate Station is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Aldgate Station is to bus which costs £2 and takes 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Aldgate Station is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs £11 - £14.

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.

It takes approximately 18 min to get from Waterloo Station to Aldgate Station, including transfers.