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There are 7 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Lewisham by train, bus, taxi, car, foot or bike

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Lewisham

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 53 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 53 bus from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh to Greenwich, Lewisham Road 53

$3

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Line 171 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 171 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to New Cross Gate Station 171 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Lewisham 6.1 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Lewisham 6.1 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Lewisham 5.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  43 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town 6.1 miles

$12 - $16

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh and arriving at Greenwich, Lewisham Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Lewisham is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Lewisham without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs £5 - £7.

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

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Waterloo Station to Lewisham bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh station.

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Waterloo Station to Lewisham train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Waterloo East station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Lewisham is to train which takes 20 min and costs £5 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 53 bus, which costs £2 and takes 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Lewisham.
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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh to Greenwich, Lewisham Road
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to New Cross Gate Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
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
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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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Waterloo Station to Lewisham bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Greenwich, Lewisham Road station.

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Waterloo Station to Lewisham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Lewisham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Lewisham is 6 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Lewisham.

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There are 8423+ hotels available in Lewisham. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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