There are 8 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock by subway, train, bus, ferry, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Tube, train  •  29 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 - $5

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Bus  •  36 min

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

$3

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Ferry  •  40 min

  1. Take the ferry from South Bank, Festival Pier to Wapping, St. Katharine's Pier Circular Cruise Westminster

$7 - $9

Line 26 bus, line 100 bus  •  49 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 Shadwell, Tobacco Dock N551 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock 3.1 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock 3.1 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  57 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock 3 miles

Bikeshare  •  27 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Reardon Street, Wapping 3.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock is to bus which costs £2 and takes 36 min.

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

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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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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.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Tobacco Dock is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock without a car is to Tube and train which takes 29 min and costs £2 - £5.

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

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

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

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The nearest airport to Tobacco Dock is London City (LCY) Airport which is 4.7 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Heathrow (LHR) (17.3 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (24.8 miles), London Luton (LTN) (29.2 miles) and London Stansted (STN) (29.9 miles).

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There are 8517+ hotels available in Tobacco Dock. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock.
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  • Distance: 2.4 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Tobacco Dock 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 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 - $9
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
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$9 - $15
Access
$10 - $15
Assist
$10 - $15
UberX
$10 - $15
UberXL
$14 - $21
Exec
$20 - $27
Lux
$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
$17 - $21
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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