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There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to National Gallery by subway, bus, train, ferry, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  7 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Charing Cross station Bakerloo / ...

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Line 139 bus  •  10 min

  1. Take the line 139 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square 159 / ...

$3

Train  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo East to London Charing Cross

$4 - $7

Ferry  •  19 min

  1. Take the ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Embankment Pier Rb1

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to National Gallery 1.4 miles

$9 - $12

Walk  •  13 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to National Gallery 3600 feet

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to National Gallery is to line 139 bus which costs £2 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to National Gallery is to taxi which costs £7 - £9 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier and arriving at Embankment Pier. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo East and arriving at London Charing Cross. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and National Gallery is 3346 feet.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to National Gallery without a car is to subway which takes 7 min and costs £1 - £3.

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The subway from Waterloo station to Charing Cross station takes 2 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Waterloo Station to National Gallery bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to National Gallery.
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  • Distance: 3346 feet
  • Duration: 7 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and National Gallery, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to National Gallery every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, Southeastern operates a train from Waterloo Station to National Gallery every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 3 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to National Gallery
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$9 - $12
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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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to National Gallery is to line 139 bus which takes 10 min and costs £2. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 12 min.

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Waterloo Station to National Gallery bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square station.

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Waterloo Station to National Gallery train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Charing Cross station.

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There are 8999+ hotels available in National Gallery. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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