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There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Old Street Underground Station by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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  •  16 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to London Bridge station Jubilee
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Old Street station Northern

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 243 bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the line 243 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Old Street 243

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Old Street Underground Station 2.6 miles

$15 - $19

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Old Street Underground Station 2.6 miles

$8 - $14

Walk  •  45 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Old Street Underground Station 2.3 miles

Bikeshare  •  20 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Old Street Station, St. Luke's 2.8 miles

$8 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Old Street Underground Station is to line 243 bus which costs £2 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Old Street Underground Station is to taxi which costs £11 - £14 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Old Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Old Street Underground Station without a car is to subway which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £6.

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It takes approximately 16 min to get from Waterloo Station to Old Street Underground Station, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Old Street Underground Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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

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There are 8989+ hotels available in Old Street Underground Station. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Old Street Underground Station.
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  • Distance: 1.8 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Old Street Underground Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Old Street Underground Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo station to London Bridge station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge station to Old Street station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Old Street
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Old Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$8 - $14
Access
$9 - $13
Assist
$9 - $13
UberX
$9 - $13
UberXL
$13 - $18
Exec
$17 - $24
Lux
$27 - $40
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Old Street Station, St. Luke's
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Old Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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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