There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to King's Observatory by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Richmond (London)

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Bedford Street to Brentford End, The Green School N9

$3

3 alternative options

Tube  •  58 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Richmond Underground Station District

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to King's Observatory 10.4 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to King's Observatory 10.4 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to King's Observatory is to bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to King's Observatory is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 23 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and King's Observatory is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.4 miles.

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The train from London Waterloo to Richmond (London) takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Bedford Street and arriving at Brentford End, The Green School. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Richmond (London). Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and King's Observatory, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Waterloo Station to King's Observatory every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to King's Observatory hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Bedford Street to Brentford End, The Green School
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to King's Observatory
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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