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There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Tower Hill by subway, 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

Subway, train  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Stratford station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Strood

£15 - £29

Cheapest option

Train  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Strood

£14 - £30

3 alternative options

Line 59 bus, train  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Waterloo Station Tenison Way to Euston Bus Station 59 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ebbsfleet International
  3. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Strood

£16 - £40

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Tower Hill 32.2 miles

£170 - £210

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Tower Hill 32.2 miles

£5 - £8

Waterloo Station to Tower Hill by subway, walk and train

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Tower Hill is around 51 min and covers a distance of around 35 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 49 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and South Eastern Trains Service, the Waterloo Station to Tower Hill service departs from Waterloo station and arrives in Strood. Typically 194 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
51 min
Fastest journey time:
49 min
Journey distance:
35 miles
Services per week:
194
Cheapest price:
£15
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:04
Last service departs at:
23:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Tower Hill subway, walk and train schedules

Departing Monday, August 2, 2021

Waterloo Station → Tower Hill
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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Tower Hill is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Tower Hill is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to Tower Hill. However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at Strood via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 26m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Tower Hill is 28 miles. The road distance is 32.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Tower Hill without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 26m and costs £14 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1h 26m to get from Waterloo Station to Tower Hill, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Tower Hill train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Waterloo station.

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Waterloo Station to Tower Hill train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Strood station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Tower Hill is 32 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Tower Hill.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Tower Hill. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Tower Hill.
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  • Distance: 28.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 26m

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

Thameslink operates a train from London Bridge to Strood hourly. Tickets cost £13 - £17 and the journey takes 1h 6m. South Eastern Trains Service also services this route once daily.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo station to Stratford station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Strood
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£12 - £18
1st Class
£18 - £26
Train from London Bridge to Strood
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £29
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£14 - £20
1st Class
£20 - £29
Train from St Pancras International to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £24
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£10 - £16
1st Class
£16 - £24
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Strood
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £15
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£4 - £7
1st Class
£10 - £15
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Strood
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
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 Tenison Way to Euston Bus Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Tower Hill
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
£170 - £210
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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