There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to ExCeL London by subway, bus, train, 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

Tube  •  30 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station Jubilee

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Custom House Station N551

$3

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall to Tower Gateway Rv1
  2. Take the train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station Dlr

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to ExCeL London 7.3 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to ExCeL London 7.3 miles

$1 - $3

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to ExCeL London is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to ExCeL London is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 16 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and ExCeL London is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 30 min to get from Waterloo Station to ExCeL London, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden and arriving at Custom House Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to ExCeL London hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall to Tower Gateway
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Custom House Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to ExCeL London
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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