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There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden by subway, bus, train, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  1 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Embankment station Bakerloo / ...

£2 - £3

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Train  •  9 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo East to London Charing Cross

£1 - £9

3 alternative options

Line 243 bus  •  3 min

  1. Take the line 243 bus from Waterloo Station Tenison Way to Temple, Lancaster Place 68 / ...

£2

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden 1.1 miles

£6 - £8

Walk  •  17 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden 4771 feet

Waterloo Station to Covent Garden by subway

The subway journey time between Waterloo Station and Covent Garden is around 0 min and covers a distance of around 2511 feet. The fastest subway normally takes 0 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), the Waterloo Station to Covent Garden subway service departs from Waterloo station and arrives in Embankment station. Typically 5273 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Covent Garden subway schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden is to line 243 bus which costs £2 and takes 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden is to subway which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Tenison Way station and arriving at Temple, Lancaster Place. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Waterloo station station and arriving at Embankment station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Covent Garden is 3768 feet.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden without a car is to subway which takes 1 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Waterloo station to Embankment station takes 1 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Waterloo Station to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station Tenison Way.

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Waterloo Station to Covent Garden train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Waterloo East station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden is to line 243 bus which takes 3 min and costs £2. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £1 - £9 and takes 9 min.

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  • Distance: 3768 feet
  • Duration: 1 min

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

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Waterloo station to Embankment station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 1 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station Tenison Way to Temple, Lancaster Place every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 3 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo station to Embankment station
Ave. Duration
1 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Tenison Way to Temple, Lancaster Place
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Temple, Lancaster Place station.

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Waterloo Station to Covent Garden train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Charing Cross station.

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