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There are 4 ways to get from Waterloo Station to University of East London by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train  •  32 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Canning Town station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from Canning Town DLR Station to Cyprus DLR Station Dlr

£4 - £8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Woolwich, John Wilson Street Powis St N1

£2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to University of East London 9.8 miles

£55 - £70

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to University of East London 9.8 miles

£1 - £3

Waterloo Station to University of East London by subway, train and walk

The journey time between Waterloo Station and University of East London is around 30 min and covers a distance of around 9 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 27 min. Services are operated by London Underground (Tube) and Dockland Light Railway (DLR). Typically 960 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
30 min
Fastest journey time:
27 min
Journey distance:
9 miles
Services per week:
960
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to University of East London subway, train and walk schedules

Waterloo Station → University of East London
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in University of East London is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to University of East London is to bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to University of East London is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station and arriving at Woolwich, John Wilson Street Powis St. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to University of East London station. However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at Cyprus DLR Station via Canning Town DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and University of East London is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to University of East London without a car is to subway and train which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £8.

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It takes approximately 32 min to get from Waterloo Station to University of East London, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to University of East London bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd.

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Waterloo Station to University of East London train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Waterloo station.

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Waterloo Station to University of East London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Woolwich, John Wilson Street Powis St station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to University of East London.
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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and University of East London, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Woolwich, John Wilson Street Powis St every 2 hours. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 41 min.

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 Canning Town station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canning Town DLR Station to Cyprus DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
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 Waterloo Rd to Woolwich, John Wilson Street Powis St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to University of East London
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to University of East London train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Cyprus DLR Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to University of East London is 10 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Waterloo Station to University of East London.

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