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There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Royal Free Hospital by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  22 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Belsize Park station Northern

£2 - £3

Cheapest option

Line 168 bus via Belsize Park Station  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 168 bus from Waterloo Station Tenison Way to Belsize Park Station 168

£2

3 alternative options

Line 168 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 168 bus from Waterloo Station Tenison Way to Hampstead, Royal Free Hospital 168

£2

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Royal Free Hospital 4.7 miles

£24 - £30

Walk  •  1h 31m

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Royal Free Hospital 4.7 miles

Waterloo Station → Royal Free Hospital
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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Royal Free Hospital is to line 168 bus via Belsize Park Station which costs £2 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Royal Free Hospital is to taxi which costs £24 - £30 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Tenison Way station and arriving at Belsize Park Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Waterloo station station and arriving at Belsize Park station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Royal Free Hospital is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Royal Free Hospital without a car is to subway which takes 22 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Waterloo station to Belsize Park station takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Waterloo Station to Royal Free Hospital bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station Tenison Way.

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

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Waterloo Station to Royal Free Hospital bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Belsize Park Station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Royal Free Hospital.
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  • Distance: 4.1 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Royal Free Hospital, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Waterloo station to Belsize Park station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station Tenison Way to Belsize Park Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 36 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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Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo station to Belsize Park station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 Waterloo Station Tenison Way to Belsize Park Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Waterloo Station Tenison Way to Hampstead, Royal Free Hospital
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Royal Free Hospital
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to Royal Free Hospital train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Belsize Park station.

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