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There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Deptford by subway, train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to London Bridge station
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Greenwich

Cheapest

Line 53 bus

  1. Take the line 53 bus from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh to Deptford Bridge

Train

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Lewisham

Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to New Cross, Marquis Of Granby

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Deptford

Drive

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Deptford

Waterloo Station to Deptford by subway and train

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Deptford is around 26 min and covers a distance of around 5 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. The fastest journey normally takes 13 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), South Eastern Trains Service and Thameslink, the Waterloo Station to Deptford service departs from Waterloo station and arrives in Greenwich. Typically 711 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
19 min
Layover time:
6 min
Total time:
26 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
13 min
Journey distance:
5 miles
Services per week:
711
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Deptford subway and train schedules

Departing Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Waterloo Station → Deptford
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  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Deptford is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Deptford is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Deptford is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 26 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Deptford is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Deptford is to taxi which costs £27 - £35 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh and arriving at Deptford Bridge. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo East and arriving at Lewisham. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Deptford is 4 miles. The road distance is 5.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Deptford without a car is to subway and train which takes 16 min and costs £4 - £14.

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It takes approximately 16 min to get from Waterloo Station to Deptford, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Deptford bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh station.

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Waterloo Station to Deptford train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from London Waterloo East station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Deptford is to train which takes 19 min and costs £2 - £12. Alternatively, you can line 53 bus, which costs £2 and takes 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Deptford.
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  • Distance: 4.4 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

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

South Eastern Trains Service operates a train from London Waterloo East to Lewisham every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £12 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh to Deptford Bridge every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 39 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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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo station to London Bridge station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £11
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£2 - £4
1st Class
£7 - £11
Train from London Waterloo East to Lewisham
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £12
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£2 - £5
1st Class
£8 - £12
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£3 - £4
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 Lambeth North, Lower Marsh to Deptford Bridge
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Night bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to New Cross, Marquis Of Granby
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Deptford
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
£27 - £35
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to Deptford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Deptford Bridge station.

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Waterloo Station to Deptford train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Lewisham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Deptford is 5 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Deptford.

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There are 3770+ hotels available in Deptford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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