There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Russell Square by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Tube  •  13 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Goodge Street Underground Station Northern

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Line 188 bus  •  10 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Russell Square 188 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Russell Square 1.5 miles

$10 - $13

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Russell Square 1.5 miles

$6 - $12

Walk  •  28 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Russell Square 1.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  12 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury 1.8 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Russell Square is to line 188 bus which costs £2 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Russell Square is to taxi which costs £8 - £10 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Russell Square. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Russell Square is 1 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Russell Square without a car is to Tube which takes 13 min and costs £1 - £3.

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The Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Goodge Street Underground Station takes 6 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Waterloo Station to Russell Square bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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Waterloo Station to Russell Square bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Russell Square station.

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There are 8406+ hotels available in Russell Square. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Russell Square.
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  • Distance: 1.3 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Russell Square, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Russell Square every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 10 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$6 - $12
Access
$7 - $10
Assist
$7 - $10
UberX
$7 - $10
UberXL
$9 - $13
Exec
$13 - $18
Lux
$19 - $25
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$10 - $13
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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