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There are 9 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Chinatown by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

$113 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

$22 - $28

7 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street

$103 - $153

Rideshare  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Liverpool 211.1 miles

$26 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Chinatown 212.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$109 - $317

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$80 - $201

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$100 - $361

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street

$114 - $269

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Chinatown is to bus which costs £16 - £22 and takes 6 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Chinatown is to train which costs £85 - £150 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station station to Chinatown station. However, there are services departing from Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Chinatown is 179 miles. The road distance is 212.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Chinatown without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £85 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Waterloo Station to Chinatown, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Chinatown bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Chinatown is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £85 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £22 and takes 6 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Waterloo Station to Chinatown bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Chinatown.
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  • Distance: 178.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Waterloo Station to Chinatown hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $180 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Chinatown 4 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 29 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Greater Anglia
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Chinatown is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Chinatown.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 820+ hotels available in Chinatown. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Waterloo Station and Chinatown. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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