Directions from Waterloo Station to Essex

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Recommended option

Tube, train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Jubilee

$21 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus, line 133 bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. National Express
  2. 133

$17 - $30

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 7 min

  1. 48.7 miles

$220 - $280

Drive  •  1 h 7 min

  1. 48.7 miles

$10 - $16

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Essex, England?

You can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Essex via London Waterloo Rail Station, Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) in around 2 h 48 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Essex
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$220 - $280
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 Essex is 60 km. The road distance is 78 km.

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Essex is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Essex is to taxi which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £170 - £210.

No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station to Essex. However, there are services departing from London Waterloo Rail Station and arriving at Black Notley, Brain Valley Avenue via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Waterloo Station to Essex, including transfers.