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

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Subway, train

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Canada Water station
  2. Take the train from Canada Water to Whitechapel

Cheapest

Line 15 bus

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Covent Garden, Southampton Street Covent Garden to Shadwell, New Road

Subway

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to Whitechapel station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Royal London Hospital

Walk

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Royal London Hospital

Waterloo Station to Royal London Hospital by subway, train and walk

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Royal London Hospital is around 17 min and covers a distance of around 5 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4 min. The fastest journey normally takes 16 min. Services are operated by London Underground (Tube) and London Overground. Typically 1124 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
12 min
Layover time:
4 min
Total time:
17 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
16 min
Journey distance:
5 miles
Services per week:
1124
Cheapest price:
-
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 London Hospital subway, train and walk schedules

Departing Saturday, September 25, 2021

Waterloo Station → Royal London Hospital
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COVID-19 help in United Kingdom

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 111

Frequently Asked Questions


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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Royal London Hospital is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Royal London Hospital is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Royal London Hospital is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Waterloo Station to Royal London Hospital is to line 15 bus, which costs £2 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Royal London Hospital is to taxi which costs £17 - £22 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Covent Garden, Southampton Street Covent Garden and arriving at Shadwell, New Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Embankment station station and arriving at Whitechapel station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Royal London Hospital is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Royal London Hospital without a car is to subway and train which takes 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 23 min to get from Waterloo Station to Royal London Hospital, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Royal London Hospital bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Covent Garden, Southampton Street Covent Garden station.

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

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Waterloo Station to Royal London Hospital bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Shadwell, New Road station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Royal London Hospital.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

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

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Embankment station to Whitechapel station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Covent Garden, Southampton Street Covent Garden to Shadwell, New Road every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 30 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 Canada Water station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Embankment station to Whitechapel station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canada Water to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
London Overground
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 Covent Garden, Southampton Street Covent Garden to Shadwell, New Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Royal London Hospital
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to Royal London Hospital train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Whitechapel station.

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