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There are 8 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  32 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Canning Town station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from Canning Town DLR Station to King George V DLR Station Dlr

£4 - £8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Woolwich, John Wilson Street Powis St N1

£2

6 alternative options

Subway, line 474 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Canning Town station Jubilee
  2. Take the line 474 bus from Canning Town to North Woolwich Free Ferry 474

£5

Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Woolwich Dockyard

£4 - £15

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway 9.2 miles

£50 - £65

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway 9.2 miles

£1 - £3

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Waterloo Station to London City Airport

£40 - £55

Towncar  •  20 min

  1. Take a town car from Waterloo Station to London City Airport 8.8 miles

£30 - £120

Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway by subway, train and walk

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Royal Docks Heritage Railway is around 28 min and covers a distance of around 10 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 26 min. Services are operated by London Underground (Tube) and Dockland Light Railway (DLR). Typically 1799 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
28 min
Fastest journey time:
26 min
Journey distance:
10 miles
Services per week:
1799
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway subway, train and walk schedules

Departing Thursday, August 5, 2021

Waterloo Station → Royal Docks Heritage Railway
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Royal Docks Heritage Railway is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway is to bus, which costs £2 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway is to towncar which costs £30 - £120 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station and arriving at Woolwich, John Wilson Street Powis St. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo East and arriving at Woolwich Dockyard. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Royal Docks Heritage Railway is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway without a car is to subway and train which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £8.

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It takes approximately 32 min to get from Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd.

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Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from London Waterloo East station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway is to train which takes 49 min and costs £4 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway.
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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Royal Docks Heritage Railway, England?

South Eastern Trains Service operates a train from London Waterloo East to Woolwich Dockyard every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £4 - £15 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Woolwich, John Wilson Street Powis St every 2 hours. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 41 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 Canning Town station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canning Town DLR Station to King George V DLR Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
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 Canning Town to North Woolwich Free Ferry
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Woolwich, John Wilson Street Powis St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Waterloo Station to London City Airport
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Towncar from Waterloo Station to London City Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Woolwich, John Wilson Street Powis St station.

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Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Woolwich Dockyard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway is 9 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Royal Docks Heritage Railway.

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