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There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Subway  •  14 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Green Park station Jubilee
  2. Take the subway from Green Park station to Highbury & Islington station Victoria

£3

Cheapest option

Line 341 bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 341 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Islington, Essex Road Station 341

£2

3 alternative options

Line 243 bus, line 19 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 243 bus from Waterloo Station Tenison Way to Holborn Station 243 / ...
  2. Take the line 19 bus from Holborn, Bloomsbury Square to Canonbury, Highbury Corner 19 / ...

£4

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station 3.9 miles

£20 - £25

Walk  •  1h 7m

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station 3.5 miles

Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station by subway

The subway journey time between Waterloo Station and Highbury & Islington Station is around 16 min and covers a distance of around 5 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 15 min. Services are operated by London Underground (Tube). Typically 3504 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station subway schedules

Waterloo Station → Highbury & Islington Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Highbury & Islington Station is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Highbury & Islington Station is 2 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station is to line 341 bus, which costs £2 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station is to taxi which costs £20 - £25 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station and arriving at Islington, Essex Road Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to Highbury & Islington Station station. However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at Highbury & Islington station via Green Park station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Highbury & Islington Station is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station without a car is to subway which takes 14 min and costs £3 - £4.

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It takes approximately 14 min to get from Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station Tenison Way.

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

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Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Canonbury, Highbury Corner station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station.
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  • Distance: 3 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Highbury & Islington Station, England?

You can take a vehicle from Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station via Green Park station in around 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station via Holborn Station, Holborn, Bloomsbury Square, and Canonbury, Highbury Corner in around 33 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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Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo station to Green Park station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Green Park station to Highbury & Islington station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 Tenison Way to Holborn Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Holborn, Bloomsbury Square to Canonbury, Highbury Corner
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Islington, Essex Road Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to Highbury & Islington Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Highbury & Islington station.

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