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There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to London Fields (Station) by subway, train, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway, train  •  31 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Tottenham Court Road station
  2. Take the subway from Tottenham Court Road station to Liverpool Street station
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to London Fields

Cheapest option

Line 26 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to South Hackney, Shore Road 26

£2

3 alternative options

Subway, train via Stratford station  •  43 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Stratford station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Hackney Central

£6 - £9

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to London Fields (Station) 5 miles

£26 - £32

Walk  •  1h 22m

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to London Fields (Station) 4.3 miles

Waterloo Station → London Fields (Station)
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Waterloo Station to London Fields (Station) is to line 26 bus, which costs £2 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to London Fields (Station) is to taxi which costs £26 - £32 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station and arriving at South Hackney, Shore Road. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to London Fields (Station). However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at London Fields via Tottenham Court Road station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and London Fields (Station) is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to London Fields (Station) without a car is to subway and train which takes 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from Waterloo Station to London Fields (Station), including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to London Fields (Station) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd.

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

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Waterloo Station to London Fields (Station) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at South Hackney, Shore Road station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to London Fields (Station).
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  • Distance: 3.6 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and London Fields (Station), England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to South Hackney, Shore Road every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 45 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)
Subway from Waterloo station to Stratford station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to London Fields
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Train from Stratford (London) to Hackney Central
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
London Overground
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Hackney Central
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£1 - £12
Off-Peak Single
£1 - £2
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£3 - £6
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 South Hackney, Shore Road
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to London Fields (Station)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£26 - £32
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to London Fields (Station) train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at London Fields station.

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