There are 7 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Hackney Central Station by subway, train, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Tube, train  •  39 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Hackney Central

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 26 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to South Hackney, Shore Road 26

$3

5 alternative options

Line 76 bus, line 242 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 76 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street 26 / ...
  2. Take the line 242 bus from City of London, Bank Station Poultry to Hackney Central Mare Street 242

$6

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Hackney Central Station 5.2 miles

$27 - $33

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Hackney Central Station 5.2 miles

$15 - $22

Walk  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Hackney Central Station 4.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  52 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Victoria Park Road, Hackney Central 5.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Hackney Central Station is to line 26 bus which costs £2 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Hackney Central Station is to taxi which costs £20 - £25 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at South Hackney, Shore Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Hackney Central Station is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Hackney Central Station without a car is to Tube and train which takes 39 min and costs £3 - £7.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Waterloo Station to Hackney Central Station, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Hackney Central Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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Waterloo Station to Hackney Central Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Hackney Central Mare Street station.

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There are 8265+ hotels available in Hackney Central Station. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Hackney Central Station.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Hackney Central Station, England?

You can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Hackney Central Station via City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street and City of London, Bank Station Poultry in around 43 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Hackney Central
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $6
Oyster Card
$1 - $3
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, Bank Station Poultry to Hackney Central Mare Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to South Hackney, Shore Road
Ave. Duration
44 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 Hackney Central Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$15 - $22
Access
$15 - $22
Assist
$15 - $22
UberX
$15 - $22
UberXL
$22 - $30
Exec
$30 - $45
Lux
$45 - $65
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Victoria Park Road, Hackney Central
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Hackney Central Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$27 - $33
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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