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There are 4 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station by subway, bus, taxi or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway  •  14 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Tottenham Court Road station Northern
  2. Take the subway from Tottenham Court Road station to Liverpool Street station Central

£3

Cheapest option

Line 26 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street 26

£2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station 2.5 miles

£13 - £16

Walk  •  38 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station 2 miles

Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station by subway

The subway journey time between Waterloo Station and Liverpool Street Underground Station is around 18 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 16 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), the Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station subway service departs from Waterloo station and arrives in Liverpool Street station. Typically 2960 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
18 min
Fastest subway time:
16 min
Subway distance:
3 miles
Subways per week:
2960
Cheapest price:
£3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:00
Last subway departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station subway schedules

Subways departing Friday, July 30, 2021

Waterloo Station → Liverpool Street Underground Station
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 111

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Liverpool Street Underground Station is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Liverpool Street Underground Station is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Liverpool Street Underground Station is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station is to line 26 bus, which costs £2 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station is to taxi which costs £13 - £16 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station and arriving at Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to Liverpool Street Underground Station station. However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at Liverpool Street station via Tottenham Court Road station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Liverpool Street Underground Station is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station without a car is to subway which takes 14 min and costs £3 - £4.

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It takes approximately 14 min to get from Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd.

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Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Waterloo station.

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Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station.
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  • Distance: 1.6 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Liverpool Street Underground Station, England?

You can take a vehicle from Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station via Tottenham Court Road station in around 14 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 24 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 Tottenham Court Road station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Tottenham Court Road station to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1
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 Waterloo Rd to Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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