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There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Beckenham by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo East to New Beckenham

£4 - £14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Lambeth Road Kennington Road to Beckenham, Manor Road N3

£2

3 alternative options

Line 176 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the line 176 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Sydenham Station Kirkdale 176

£2

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Beckenham 10.7 miles

£60 - £75

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Beckenham 10.7 miles

£1 - £3

Waterloo Station to Beckenham by walk and train

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Beckenham is around 22 min and covers a distance of around 9 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 22 min. Operated by South Eastern Trains Service, the Waterloo Station to Beckenham service departs from Waterloo Station and arrives in New Beckenham. Typically 155 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
22 min
Fastest journey time:
22 min
Journey distance:
9 miles
Services per week:
155
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:10
Last service departs at:
23:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Beckenham walk and train schedules

Departing Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Waterloo Station → Beckenham
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Beckenham is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Beckenham is to bus which costs £2 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Beckenham is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lambeth Road Kennington Road and arriving at Beckenham, Manor Road. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo East and arriving at New Beckenham. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Beckenham is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Beckenham without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs £4 - £14.

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The train from London Waterloo East to New Beckenham takes 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Waterloo Station to Beckenham bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Lambeth Road Kennington Road station.

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Waterloo Station to Beckenham train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from London Waterloo East station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Beckenham is to train which takes 27 min and costs £4 - £14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 51 min.

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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

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

South Eastern Trains Service operates a train from London Waterloo East to New Beckenham hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £14 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Lambeth Road Kennington Road to Beckenham, Manor Road hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 38 min.

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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).

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Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lambeth Road Kennington Road to Beckenham, Manor Road
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Sydenham Station Kirkdale
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Beckenham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to Beckenham bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Beckenham, Manor Road station.

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Waterloo Station to Beckenham train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at New Beckenham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Beckenham is 11 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Beckenham.

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