There are 8 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Woolwich by train, bus, ferry, taxi, car or bike

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Train  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Woolwich Dockyard

$8 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Woolwich, Kingsman Street N1

$3

6 alternative options

Line 53 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 53 bus from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh to Woolwich, Artillery Place Frances Street 53

$3

Ferry  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Woolwich Arsenal Pier Rb1x / ...

$18 - $24

Line 53 bus via Waterloo, St Thomas' Hospital County Hall  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 53 bus from Waterloo, St Thomas' Hospital County Hall to Woolwich, Artillery Place Frances Street 53

$3

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Woolwich 9.1 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Woolwich 9.1 miles

$2 - $3

Bikeshare  •  43 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town 6.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Woolwich is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Woolwich is to taxi which costs £30 - £45 and takes 19 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Woolwich is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.1 miles.

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The train from London Waterloo East to Woolwich Dockyard takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station and arriving at Woolwich, Kingsman Street. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo East and arriving at Woolwich Dockyard. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier and arriving at Woolwich Arsenal Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Woolwich.
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  • Distance: 7.8 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Waterloo Station to Woolwich every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Woolwich hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 39 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Woolwich, Kingsman Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lambeth North, Lower Marsh to Woolwich, Artillery Place Frances Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo, St Thomas' Hospital County Hall to Woolwich, Artillery Place Frances Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Woolwich Arsenal Pier
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Woolwich
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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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