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There are 4 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) by train, night bus, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Caterham

£9 - £18

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 407 bus  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the night bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Purley Downlands Precinct N68
  2. Take the line 407 bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Caterham Valley 407

£4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) 17.3 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) 17.3 miles

£2 - £4

Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) by subway and train

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Caterham (Station) is around 1h 3m and covers a distance of around 19 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 47 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and Southern Service, the Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) service departs from Waterloo station and arrives in Caterham. Typically 536 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 3m
Fastest journey time:
47 min
Services per week:
536
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:08
Last service departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) subway and train schedules

Departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Waterloo Station → Caterham (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Caterham (Station) is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Caterham (Station) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Caterham (Station) is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 36 min.

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The fastest way to get from Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs £90 - £110.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station station to Caterham (Station). However, there are services departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd and arriving at Caterham Valley via Purley Downlands Precinct. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to Caterham (Station). However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at Caterham via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Caterham (Station) is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h and costs £9 - £19.

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It takes approximately 1h to get from Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station), including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd.

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Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) train services, operated by Southern Service, depart from London Bridge station.

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Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Caterham Valley station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station).
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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Caterham (Station), England?

Southern Service operates a train from London Bridge to Caterham every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £7 - £16 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Purley Downlands Precinct
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Purley Downlands Precinct to Caterham Valley
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at Caterham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station) is 17 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Caterham (Station).

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