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

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Recommended option

Tube  •  8 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station Jubilee

$2 - $4

7 alternative options

Train  •  10 min

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

$5 - $7

Bus  •  19 min

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

$3

Ferry  •  24 min

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

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Tower of London 2.5 miles

$15 - $18

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Tower of London 2.5 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  40 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Tower of London 2.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  19 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Tower Gardens , Tower 2.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Tower of London is to bus which costs £2 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Tower of London is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs £11 - £14.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Tower of London is 3 km.

The Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station takes 2 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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

Southeastern operates a train from Waterloo Station to Tower of London every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 4 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Tower of London every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 19 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
2 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
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
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
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 Tower of London
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$9 - $14
uberACCESS
$9 - $14
uberASSIST
$9 - $14
uberX
$9 - $14
uberXL
$13 - $18
UberEXEC
$18 - $24
UberLUX
$27 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Tower Gardens , Tower
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Tower of London
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$15 - $18
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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