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There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Isle of Dogs by subway, ferry, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Subway  •  9 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Canary Wharf station Jubilee

£2 - £3

Cheapest option

Line 381 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 381 bus from Waterloo Station to Rotherhithe, Downtown Road 381 / ...

£2

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  43 min

  1. Take the ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Canary Wharf Pier Rb1

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Isle of Dogs 5.9 miles

£17 - £21

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Isle of Dogs 5.9 miles

£13 - £19

Walk  •  1h 41m

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Isle of Dogs 5.3 miles

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Isle of Dogs is to line 381 bus which costs £2 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Isle of Dogs is to subway which costs £2 - £3 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station station and arriving at Rotherhithe, Downtown Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier and arriving at Canary Wharf Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Waterloo station station and arriving at Canary Wharf station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Isle of Dogs is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Isle of Dogs without a car is to subway which takes 9 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Waterloo station to Canary Wharf station takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Waterloo Station to Isle of Dogs bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Isle of Dogs.
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  • Distance: 4.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Isle of Dogs, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Waterloo station to Canary Wharf station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Rotherhithe, Downtown Road every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 39 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 Canary Wharf station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
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 to Rotherhithe, Downtown Road
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Ferry operators
Thames Clippers
Phone
+44 20 7674 2251
Website
thamesclippers.com
Ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Canary Wharf Pier
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Thames Clippers
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Isle of Dogs
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Signup at
uber.com
Access
£13 - £19
Assist
£14 - £20
UberX
£14 - £20
UberXL
£19 - £26
Exec
£25 - £35
Lux
£35 - £50
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Isle of Dogs
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£17 - £21
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
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to Isle of Dogs bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Rotherhithe, Downtown Road station.

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Waterloo Station to Isle of Dogs train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Canary Wharf station.

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There are 8397+ hotels available in Isle of Dogs. Prices start at £75 per night.

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