There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Epping Forest by bus, subway, taxi or car

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

Recommended option

Line 188 bus, Tube, bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Holborn Station 68 / ...
  2. Take the Tube from Holborn Underground Station to Loughton Underground Station
  3. Take the bus from Loughton Station to Loughton, The Uplands 20 / ...

$11 - $13

Cheapest option

Tube  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Loughton Underground Station Central

$7 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus, line 20 bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Holborn, Bloomsbury Square to Walthamstow Central Station N38
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Walthamstow Bus Station to Loughton, The Uplands 20

$11

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Epping Forest 16.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Epping Forest 16.5 miles

$3 - $6

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Epping Forest, England?

You can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Epping Forest via Holborn, Southampton Row Theobalds Road, Holborn, Bloomsbury Square, Walthamstow Central Station, Walthamstow Bus Station, and Loughton, The Uplands in around 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Holborn Underground Station to Loughton Underground Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Loughton Underground Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Holborn Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Holborn, Bloomsbury Square to Walthamstow Central Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Loughton Station to Loughton, The Uplands
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Walthamstow Bus Station to Loughton, The Uplands
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Eos
Phone
08000 355865
Email
info@eoslondon.com
Website
eoslondon.com
Bus from Loughton Station to Loughton, The Uplands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
eoslondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Epping Forest
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Waterloo Station and Epping Forest is 21 km. The road distance is 26 km.

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Epping Forest is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Epping Forest is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs £60 - £75.

No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station to Epping Forest. However, there are services departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Loughton, The Uplands via Holborn, Bloomsbury Square and Walthamstow Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Waterloo Station to Epping Forest, including transfers.