There are 7 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock by subway, train, ferry, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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

Tube, train  •  29 min

  1. Jubilee

$4 - $6

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  40 min

  1. Circular Cruise Westminster

$7 - $10

Line 26 bus, line 100 bus  •  49 min

  1. 26
  2. N551 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. 3.1 miles

$18 - $22

Uber  •  7 min

  1. 3.1 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  57 min

  1. 3 miles

Bikeshare  •  27 min

  1. 3.5 miles

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Tobacco Dock, England?

You can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock via Liverpool Street Station, Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street, and Shadwell, Tobacco Dock in around 49 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canada Water to Shadwell
Ave. Duration
4 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, 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 Shadwell, Tobacco Dock
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from South Bank, Festival Pier to Wapping, St. Katharine's Pier
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$10 - $16
uberACCESS
$10 - $15
uberASSIST
$10 - $15
uberX
$10 - $15
uberXL
$15 - $21
UberEXEC
$20 - $27
UberLUX
$30 - $45
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Reardon Street, Wapping
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock
Ave. Duration
7 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Waterloo Station and Tobacco Dock is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock is to Tube and train which costs £2 - £5 and takes 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs £13 - £17.

No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock. However, there are services departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Shadwell, Tobacco Dock via Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from South Bank, Festival Pier and arriving at Wapping, St. Katharine's Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

It takes approximately 29 min to get from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock, including transfers.