There are 8 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Brixton by subway, train, 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  •  15 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Stockwell Underground Station Northern

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 59 bus via Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd  •  20 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Stockwell, Villa Road 59

$3

6 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Vauxhall
  2. Take the Tube from Vauxhall Underground Station to Brixton Underground Station Victoria

$6 - $10

Line 59 bus  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Stockwell, Villa Road 59

$3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Brixton 3.6 miles

$20 - $24

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Brixton 3.6 miles

$12 - $18

Walk  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Brixton 3.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  22 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to St John's Crescent, Brixton 3.5 miles

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Brixton, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Brixton every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to Stockwell Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Vauxhall Underground Station to Brixton Underground Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Stockwell, Villa Road
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Stockwell, Villa Road
Ave. Duration
19 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 Brixton
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$12 - $18
uberACCESS
$12 - $17
uberASSIST
$12 - $17
uberX
$12 - $17
uberXL
$17 - $24
UberEXEC
$22 - $30
UberLUX
$35 - $50
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to St John's Crescent, Brixton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Brixton
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$20 - $24
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 Brixton is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Brixton is to line 59 bus which costs £2 and takes 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Brixton is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs £15 - £18.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd and arriving at Stockwell, Villa Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

The Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Stockwell Underground Station takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.