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

Train  •  34 min

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

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Woolwich, Frances 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 Pier to Woolwich Arsenal Pier Rb1x / ...

$20 - $26

Line 53 bus via Waterloo, Westminster BridgeCounty Hall  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 53 bus from Waterloo, Westminster BridgeCounty Hall to Woolwich, Artillery Place Frances Street 53

$3

Taxi  •  19 min

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

$45 - $60

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

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 $9 - $13 and the journey takes 28 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, Frances 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, Westminster BridgeCounty 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 Pier to Woolwich Arsenal Pier
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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
$45 - $60
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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Travelling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast by boat, bus, car and train, How do I get from Sydney to Melbourne and Getting around the Cyclades - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Waterloo Station to Woolwich?

The distance between Waterloo Station and Woolwich is 13 km. The road distance is 15 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Woolwich?

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Woolwich is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Waterloo Station to Woolwich?

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

Is there a direct train between Waterloo Station and Woolwich?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo East and arriving at Woolwich Arsenal. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

Is there a direct bus between Waterloo Station and Woolwich?

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

Is there a direct ferry between Waterloo Station and Woolwich?

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

How long does it take to get from Waterloo Station to Woolwich?

The train from London Waterloo East to Woolwich Arsenal takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.