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There are 7 ways to get from Waterloo Station to British Library 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

Subway  •  28 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Euston station Northern

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Line 59 bus via Somers Town, Tavistock Square  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Somers Town, Tavistock Square 68 / ...

$3

Line 59 bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Waterloo Station Tenison Way to St Pancras, British Library 59

$3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to British Library 2.9 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to British Library 2.9 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  39 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to British Library 2.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  16 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Ossulston Street, Somers Town 2.2 miles

$7 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to British Library is to line 59 bus which costs £2 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to British Library is to taxi which costs £12 - £16 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Somers Town, Tavistock Square. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and British Library is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to British Library without a car is to subway which takes 28 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Waterloo station to Euston station takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Waterloo Station to British Library bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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Waterloo Station to British Library bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Somers Town, Tavistock Square station.

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There are 9108+ hotels available in British Library. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to British Library.
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  • Distance: 1.8 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and British Library, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to British Library every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 13 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Somers Town, Tavistock Square
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Tenison Way to St Pancras, British Library
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to British Library
Ave. Duration
8 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 - $20
Exec
$18 - $26
Lux
$29 - $40
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Ossulston Street, Somers Town
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Waterloo Station to British Library
Ave. Duration
8 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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