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There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway via West Ham station  •  43 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to West Ham station Jubilee
  2. Take the subway from West Ham station to Hornchurch station District / ...

£4 - £5

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Bus  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych to Romford Station N15

£2

3 alternative options

Subway  •  57 min

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to Hornchurch station District

£3 - £5

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station 17.4 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station 17.4 miles

£2 - £4

Waterloo Station → Hornchurch Station
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The most affordable way to get from Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station is to bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station. However, there are services departing from Temple, Aldwych and arriving at Hornchurch via Romford Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Embankment station station and arriving at Hornchurch station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Hornchurch Station is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station without a car is to subway via West Ham station which takes 43 min and costs £3 - £6.

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Temple, Aldwych station.

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

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Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Romford Station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station.
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  • Distance: 14.8 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

You can take a vehicle from Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station via West Ham station in around 43 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Temple, Aldwych to Romford Station hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 1h 15m.

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 West Ham station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
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London Underground (Tube)
Subway from West Ham station to Hornchurch station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £2
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London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Embankment station to Hornchurch station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
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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 Temple, Aldwych to Romford Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station is 17 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Hornchurch Station.

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There are 1618+ hotels available in Hornchurch Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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