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There are 4 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Erith by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Erith

£7 - £19

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Line 53 bus, line 99 bus  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the line 53 bus from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh to Woolwich Arsenal Station 53 / ...
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Erith, Fraser Road Bexley Road 99

£4

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Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Erith 16 miles

£80 - £100

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Erith 16 miles

£2 - £4

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The most affordable way to get from Waterloo Station to Erith is to drive, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Erith is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station to Erith. However, there are services departing from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh and arriving at Erith, Fraser Road Bexley Road via Woolwich Arsenal Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo East and arriving at Erith. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Erith is 13 miles. The road distance is 16 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Erith without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs £7 - £19.

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The train from London Waterloo East to Erith takes 40 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Waterloo Station to Erith 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 Erith is to train which takes 45 min and costs £7 - £19. Alternatively, you can line 53 bus and line 99 bus, which costs £4 and takes 1h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Erith.
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  • Distance: 12.5 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

South Eastern Trains Service operates a train from London Waterloo East to Erith every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £7 - £19 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Erith via Lambeth North, Lower Marsh and Woolwich Arsenal Station in around 1h 36m.

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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).

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Bus from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
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Transport for London
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Erith, Fraser Road Bexley Road
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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Taxi from Waterloo Station to Erith
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to Erith bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Erith, Fraser Road Bexley Road station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Erith is 16 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Erith.

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