How to get from Waterloo Station to Lewisham

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Recommended option

Train  •  20 min

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 171 bus  •  42 min

  1. 171 / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  43 min

  1. Rb1

$12 - $16

Line 53 bus  •  44 min

  1. 53

$3

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. 6.1 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. 6.1 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  1 h 52 min

  1. 5.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  43 min

  1. 6.1 miles

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

Southeastern operates a train from Waterloo Station to Lewisham every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Lewisham every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to New Cross Gate Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh to Greenwich, Lewisham Road
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Pier to Millwall, Masthouse Terrace Pier
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Lewisham
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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 Lewisham is 9 km. The road distance is 10 km.

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Lewisham is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Lewisham is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs £23 - £29.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo East and arriving at Lewisham. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd and arriving at New Cross Gate Station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Pier and arriving at Millwall, Masthouse Terrace Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

The train from London Waterloo East to Lewisham takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.