There are 8 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Wapping by subway, 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

Tube  •  11 min

  1. Jubilee

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 min

  1. Rv1

$3

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  24 min

  1. Circular Cruise Westminster

$7 - $10

Line 188 bus  •  30 min

  1. 381 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. 3.4 miles

$19 - $23

Uber  •  8 min

  1. 3.4 miles

$11 - $17

Walk  •  57 min

  1. 3 miles

Bikeshare  •  26 min

  1. 3.7 miles

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

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Wapping every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 17 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall to London Bridge, Tower Bridge City Hall
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Rotherhithe, Southwark Park
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 Wapping
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$11 - $17
uberACCESS
$11 - $16
uberASSIST
$11 - $16
uberX
$11 - $16
uberXL
$16 - $22
UberEXEC
$21 - $29
UberLUX
$30 - $45
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Wapping Lane, Wapping
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Wapping
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Waterloo Station and Wapping is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Wapping is to bus which costs £2 and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Wapping is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs £14 - £17.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall and arriving at London Bridge, Tower Bridge City Hall. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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.

The Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Bermondsey Underground Station takes 5 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.