There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Essex Road by subway, train, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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

Tube, train  •  21 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Old Street Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Old Street to Essex Road

$8 - $14

Cheapest option

Line 341 bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 341 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Islington, Essex Road Station 341

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Essex Road 3.2 miles

$17 - $22

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Essex Road 3.2 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Essex Road 3.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  30 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Islington Green, Angel 3.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Essex Road is to line 341 bus which costs £2 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Essex Road is to taxi which costs £13 - £17 and takes 9 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Essex Road is 3 miles.

It takes approximately 21 min to get from Waterloo Station to Essex Road, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Islington, Essex Road Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Essex Road every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Old Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Old Street to Essex Road
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Islington, Essex Road Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Essex Road
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$10 - $16
uberACCESS
$11 - $16
uberASSIST
$11 - $16
uberX
$11 - $16
uberXL
$15 - $21
UberEXEC
$21 - $28
UberLUX
$30 - $45
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Islington Green, Angel
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Essex Road
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$17 - $22
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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