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There are 11 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets by subway, train, bus, ferry, 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

Subway  •  9 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to London Bridge station Jubilee

$2 - $4

10 alternative options

Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo East to London Bridge

$4 - $7

Subway via Tower Hill station  •  18 min

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to Tower Hill station Circle / ...

$4 - $7

Subway via Tower Hill station #2  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to Tower Hill station Circle / ...

$2 - $4

Bus  •  20 min

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

$3

Ferry  •  26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Tower Hill, Tower Pier Rb1

$7 - $10

Bus via Waterloo, London Eye  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterloo, London Eye to Tower Gateway Rv1

$3

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets 2.7 miles

$15 - $19

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets 2.7 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  46 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets 2.4 miles

Bikeshare  •  24 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Leman Street, Aldgate 3.1 miles

$8 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets is to bus which costs £2 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets is to taxi which costs £11 - £15 and takes 6 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 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier and arriving at Tower Hill, Tower Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo East and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart every five minutes. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Tower Hamlets is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets without a car is to subway which takes 9 min and costs £1 - £3.

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The subway from Waterloo station to London Bridge station takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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

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Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Waterloo East station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets.
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  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Tower Hamlets, Greater London, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 4 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo station to London Bridge station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment station to Tower Hill station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo East to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall to Tower Gateway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo, London Eye to Tower Gateway
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Tower Hill, Tower Pier
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$9 - $14
Access
$9 - $14
Assist
$9 - $14
UberX
$9 - $14
UberXL
$13 - $18
Exec
$18 - $24
Lux
$27 - $40
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Leman Street, Aldgate
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets is to train which takes 10 min and costs £3 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 20 min.

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

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Waterloo Station to Tower Hamlets train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Bridge station.

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There are 8393+ hotels available in Tower Hamlets. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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