There are 7 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Shadwell DLR by subway, train, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Tube, train  •  22 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Canada Water Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from Canada Water to Shadwell

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall to Tower Gateway Rv1

$3

5 alternative options

Line 26 bus, line 100 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Liverpool Street Station 26
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street to St George's Town Hall Shadwell Station 100

$6

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Shadwell DLR 3.3 miles

$18 - $22

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Shadwell DLR 3.3 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  57 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Shadwell DLR 3 miles

Bikeshare  •  24 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Watney Street, Shadwell 3.4 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall and arriving at Tower Gateway. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Shadwell DLR is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Shadwell DLR without a car is to Tube and train which takes 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 22 min to get from Waterloo Station to Shadwell DLR, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Shadwell DLR bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall station.

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Waterloo Station to Shadwell DLR bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Tower Gateway station.

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There are 8231+ hotels available in Shadwell DLR. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Shadwell DLR.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Shadwell DLR, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Shadwell DLR every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 19 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canada Water to Shadwell
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $2
Cash
$4 - $6
Oyster Card
$1 - $2
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall to Tower Gateway
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street to St George's Town Hall Shadwell Station
Ave. Duration
29 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 Shadwell DLR
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$10 - $16
Access
$11 - $16
Assist
$11 - $16
UberX
$11 - $16
UberXL
$16 - $21
Exec
$21 - $29
Lux
$30 - $45
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Watney Street, Shadwell
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Shadwell DLR
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
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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