There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway, train  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to London Bridge station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Greenwich

£4 - £13

Cheapest option

Line 188 bus via Deptford, Creek Road Norman Road  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Deptford, Creek Road Norman Road 188 / ...

£2

4 alternative options

Line 188 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich 188 / ...

£2

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station 5.7 miles

£16 - £20

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station 5.7 miles

£1 - £2

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station 5.7 miles

£13 - £18

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station is to taxi which costs £16 - £20 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station and arriving at Deptford, Creek Road Norman Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to Greenwich Station. However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at Greenwich via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Greenwich Station is 5 miles. The road distance is 5.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station without a car is to subway and train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £14.

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It takes approximately 15 min to get from Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd.

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Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Waterloo station.

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Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Deptford, Creek Road Norman Road station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station.
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  • Distance: 4.7 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Deptford, Creek Road Norman Road every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 47 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo station to London Bridge station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£3 - £4
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 Deptford, Creek Road Norman Road
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£13 - £18
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uber.com
Access
£13 - £18
Assist
£14 - £20
UberX
£14 - £20
UberXL
£19 - £26
Exec
£24 - £35
Lux
£35 - £50
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
£16 - £20
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

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Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Greenwich station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station is 6 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Greenwich Station.

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There are 10260+ hotels available in Greenwich Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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