There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station by subway, train, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway, train  •  18 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Canada Water station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from Canada Water to Whitechapel

£3 - £5

Cheapest option

Subway  •  27 min

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to Whitechapel station District / ...

£2 - £3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to London Whitechapel National Express

£4 - £6

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station 3.7 miles

£12 - £15

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station 3.7 miles

£10 - £14

Walk  •  57 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station 3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station is to subway which costs £2 - £3 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station is to taxi which costs £12 - £15 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Waterloo Rail Station station and arriving at London Whitechapel. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Embankment station station and arriving at Whitechapel station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Whitechapel Station is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station without a car is to subway and train which takes 18 min and costs £3 - £5.

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It takes approximately 18 min to get from Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Waterloo Rail Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station.
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  • Distance: 2.5 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Whitechapel Station, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Embankment station to Whitechapel station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to London Whitechapel every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £4 - £6 and the journey takes 27 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 Canada Water station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Embankment station to Whitechapel station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canada Water to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to London Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£10 - £14
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uber.com
Access
£10 - £14
Assist
£11 - £15
UberX
£11 - £15
UberXL
£14 - £20
Exec
£18 - £24
Lux
£25 - £35
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Whitechapel station.

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Waterloo Station to Whitechapel Station train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Whitechapel station.

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