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There are 3 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Essex by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 26 bus, train  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Liverpool Street Station 26
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Witham (Essex)

£18 - £26

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 6m

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Essex 46.5 miles

£110 - £140

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Essex 46.5 miles

£7 - £12

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Essex is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Essex is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 1h 6m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Essex is 38 miles. The road distance is 46.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Essex without a car is to line 26 bus and train which takes 1h 18m and costs £17 - £27.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from Waterloo Station to Essex, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Essex is 47 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Waterloo Station to Essex.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Essex. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Essex.
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  • Distance: 37.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

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

There is no direct connection from Waterloo Station to Essex. However, you can take the line 26 bus to Liverpool Street Station, take the walk to London Liverpool Street, then take the train to Witham (Essex). Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Essex.

Train operators
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 Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Essex
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Estimated price
£110 - £140
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk

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