Select from 6 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Tube  •  18 min

  1. Jubilee
  2. Northern

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 341 bus  •  20 min

  1. 341

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. 2.8 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  8 min

  1. 2.8 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  52 min

  1. 2.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  21 min

  1. 3.2 miles

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

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Islington every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Angel Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Finsbury, Sadler's Wells Theatre
Ave. Duration
20 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 Islington
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$9 - $15
uberACCESS
$9 - $14
uberASSIST
$9 - $14
uberX
$9 - $14
uberXL
$13 - $18
UberEXEC
$18 - $25
UberLUX
$28 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Islington Green, Angel
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Islington
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Waterloo Station and Islington is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Islington is to line 341 bus which costs £2 and takes 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Islington is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs £12 - £15.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Finsbury, Sadler's Wells Theatre. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

It takes approximately 18 min to get from Waterloo Station to Islington, including transfers.