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There are 3 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Elephant & Castle Station by bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Line 68 bus  •  10 min

  1. Take the line 68 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Elephant & Castle Station 68 / ...

£2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Elephant & Castle Station 1.4 miles

£7 - £9

Walk  •  20 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Elephant & Castle Station 1.1 miles

Waterloo Station to Elephant & Castle Station by bus

The bus journey time between Waterloo Station and Elephant & Castle Station is around 9 min and covers a distance of around 4746 feet. The fastest bus normally takes 6 min. Operated by London Buses, the Waterloo Station to Elephant & Castle Station bus service departs from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd and arrives in Elephant & Castle Station. Typically 1758 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
9 min
Fastest bus time:
6 min
Bus distance:
4746 feet
Buses per week:
1758
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:03
Last bus departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Elephant & Castle Station bus schedules

Waterloo Station → Elephant & Castle Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Elephant & Castle Station is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Elephant & Castle Station is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Elephant & Castle Station is 1 metre.

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Elephant & Castle Station is to line 68 bus which costs £2 and takes 10 min.

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The fastest way to get from Waterloo Station to Elephant & Castle Station is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £7 - £9 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station and arriving at Elephant & Castle Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Elephant & Castle Station is 4796 feet.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Elephant & Castle Station without a car is to line 68 bus which takes 10 min and costs £2.

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The line 68 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Elephant & Castle Station takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Waterloo Station to Elephant & Castle Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd.

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Waterloo Station to Elephant & Castle Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Elephant & Castle Station.

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There are 3846+ hotels available in Elephant & Castle Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Elephant & Castle Station.
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  • Distance: 4796 feet
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Elephant & Castle Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Elephant & Castle Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 10 min.

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 Waterloo Rd to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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