There are 4 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Thamesmead by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Abbey Wood (London)

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Thamesmead South, Newacres Library N1

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Thamesmead 13.6 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Thamesmead 13.6 miles

$2 - $5

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Thamesmead, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Waterloo Station to Thamesmead every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Thamesmead hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Thamesmead South, Newacres Library
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Thamesmead
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Waterloo Station and Thamesmead is 16 km. The road distance is 22 km.

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Thamesmead is to bus which costs £2 and takes 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Thamesmead is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs £50 - £60.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo East and arriving at Abbey Wood (London). Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd and arriving at Thamesmead South, Newacres Library. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

The train from London Waterloo East to Abbey Wood (London) takes 33 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.