There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to National Gallery by bus, train, ferry, taxi or foot

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Line 139 bus  •  8 min

  1. Take the line 139 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Charing Cross 176 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Train  •  13 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 8 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. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 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 every four hours, 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. The journey takes approximately 4 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 line 139 bus which takes 8 min and costs £2.

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The line 139 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Charing Cross takes 6 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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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to National Gallery is to line 139 bus which takes 8 min and costs £2. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 13 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to National Gallery.
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  • Distance: 3346 feet
  • Duration: 8 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 6 min. Alternatively, Southeastern operates a train from Waterloo Station to National Gallery every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 4 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
6 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 Waterloo Pier to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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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