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There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Notting Hill Carnival 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  •  27 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Bond Street station Jubilee
  2. Take the subway from Bond Street station to Notting Hill Gate station Central

£3

Cheapest option

Line 148 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 148 bus from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh to Notting Hill Gate Hillgate St 148

£2

3 alternative options

Subway, line 23 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Paddington station Bakerloo
  2. Take the line 23 bus from Paddington Rail Station to Westbourne Green, Colville Road 23

£4 - £5

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Notting Hill Carnival 5.7 miles

£30 - £40

Walk  •  1h 26m

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Notting Hill Carnival 4.5 miles

Waterloo Station to Notting Hill Carnival by subway and walk

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Notting Hill Carnival is around 16 min and covers a distance of around 5 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 15 min. Services are operated by London Underground (Tube). Typically 3104 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
16 min
Fastest journey time:
15 min
Services per week:
3104
Cheapest price:
£3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:02
Last service departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Notting Hill Carnival subway and walk schedules

Departing Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Waterloo Station → Notting Hill Carnival
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Notting Hill Carnival is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Notting Hill Carnival is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Notting Hill Carnival is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 19 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Notting Hill Carnival is to line 148 bus which costs £2 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Notting Hill Carnival is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh and arriving at Notting Hill Gate Hillgate St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to Notting Hill Carnival station. However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at Notting Hill Gate station via Bond Street station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Notting Hill Carnival is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Notting Hill Carnival without a car is to subway which takes 27 min and costs £3 - £4.

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It takes approximately 27 min to get from Waterloo Station to Notting Hill Carnival, including transfers.

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

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

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Waterloo Station to Notting Hill Carnival bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Notting Hill Gate Hillgate St station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Notting Hill Carnival.
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  • Distance: 3.8 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Notting Hill Carnival, England?

You can take a vehicle from Waterloo Station to Notting Hill Carnival via Bond Street station and Notting Hill Gate station in around 27 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh to Notting Hill Gate Hillgate St every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 34 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 Bond Street station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Bond Street station to Notting Hill Gate station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Waterloo station to Paddington station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
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 Paddington Rail Station to Westbourne Green, Colville Road
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh to Notting Hill Gate Hillgate St
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Notting Hill Carnival
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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