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There are 3 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Rainham Station by subway, train, taxi or car

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Subway, train  •  46 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to West Ham station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Rainham (London)

£7 - £10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Rainham Station 15.5 miles

£80 - £100

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Rainham Station 15.5 miles

£2 - £4

Waterloo Station to Rainham Station by subway and train

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Rainham Station is around 40 min and covers a distance of around 16 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 32 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and c2c, the Waterloo Station to Rainham Station service departs from Waterloo station and arrives in Rainham (London). Typically 343 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
40 min
Fastest journey time:
32 min
Journey distance:
16 miles
Services per week:
343
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:04
Last service departs at:
23:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Rainham Station subway and train schedules

Waterloo Station → Rainham Station
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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Rainham Station is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Rainham Station is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to Rainham Station. However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at Rainham (London) via West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Rainham Station is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Rainham Station without a car is to subway and train which takes 46 min and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Waterloo Station to Rainham Station, including transfers.

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

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Waterloo Station to Rainham Station train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Rainham (London) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Rainham Station is 15 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Rainham Station.

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There are 2216+ hotels available in Rainham Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Rainham Station.
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  • Distance: 13.2 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Rainham Station, Greater London, England?

There is no direct connection from Waterloo Station to Rainham Station. However, you can take the subway to West Ham station, take the walk to West Ham, then take the train to Rainham (London). Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Rainham Station.

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 West Ham station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Rainham Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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