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There are 4 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Tate Modern by bus, night bus, taxi or foot

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Line 381 bus  •  10 min

  1. Take the line 381 bus from Waterloo Station to Southwark, Lavington Street 381

3 alternative options

Night bus  •  12 min

  1. Take the night bus from Waterloo Road to Southwark, Lavington Street N381 / ...

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Tate Modern 1.4 miles

Walk  •  16 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Tate Modern 4493 feet

Waterloo Station to Tate Modern by bus and walk

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Tate Modern is around 7 min and covers a distance of around 1 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5 min. Services are operated by London Buses. Typically 816 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
7 min
Fastest journey time:
5 min
Journey distance:
1 miles
Services per week:
816
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Tate Modern bus and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Tate Modern is to line 381 bus which costs £2 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Tate Modern is to taxi which costs £7 - £9 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station station and arriving at Southwark, Lavington Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Tate Modern is 3461 feet.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Tate Modern without a car is to line 381 bus which takes 10 min and costs £2.

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The line 381 bus from Waterloo Station to Southwark, Lavington Street takes 5 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Waterloo Station to Tate Modern bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station.

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Waterloo Station to Tate Modern bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Southwark, Lavington Street station.

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There are 3823+ hotels available in Tate Modern. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Tate Modern.
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  • Distance: 3461 feet
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Tate Modern, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Southwark, Lavington Street every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 5 min.

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 to Southwark, Lavington Street
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Night bus from Waterloo Road to Southwark, Lavington Street
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Tate Modern
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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