Waterloo to Bank by train

1) From Waterloo take the Waterloo & City Line
2) Leave the train at Bank

How many stops? 1   Is it a direct train? Yes

Stations on the route: Waterloo → Bank

Journey time? Approx 4 mins   Fare zones? 1

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Adult fare for zone 1

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Adult train fare from Waterloo to Bank
Cash Oyster and Contactless Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap Weekly cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak (contactless) Anytime Off-peak
£4.90 £2.40 £2.40 £7 £7 £35.10 £13.10 (z1-4) n/a £35.10 (z1-2) £134.80 (z1-2) £1404 (z1-2)

Child fare for zone 1

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Child train fare from Waterloo to Bank
Cash Oyster Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak Anytime Off-peak
Aged under-11 and accompanied by an adult, or with a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard
free
Aged 11-15 with a Young Visitor Discount applied to their Oyster card
Half the adult fare
Aged 11-15 with an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 £0.85 £0.75 £3.50 £1.50 £6.50 (z1-4) n/a £17.60 (z1-2) £67.60 (z1-2) £704 (z1-2)
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 Half the adult fare £13.10 (z1-4) n/a Same as the 11-15 fare

Note: Peak and off-peak prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. For Oyster cards and contactless bank cards ‘off peak’ is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri) and all day Sat-Sun. Read more about London train fares and child train fares.

Waterloo tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Waterloo station
 (zone 1)

Parking near Waterloo train station

Alternative train journey to Bank:
Southwark to Bank, Embankment to Bank or Lambeth North to Bank

 

Bank tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Bank station
 (zone 1)

Parking near Bank train station

Alternative train route from Waterloo:
Waterloo to Cannon Street, Waterloo to Mansion House or Waterloo to Monument

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Bank station – from the Waterloo & City eastbound platform you’ll have a flat travelator to the Bank Central ticket hall, one escalator to the Northern ticket hall, or four escalators and one flight of stairs to the Circle/‍District/‍Monument ticket hall (24 steps up), plus three flights of stairs to the Cannon Street, Gracechurch or King William Street exit by House of Fraser (5 and 19 up, and 4 steps down), a flat travelator and a flight of stairs to the Cornhill north, Mansion House Place, Threadneedle Street or Walbrook exit (21 steps up), a flat travelator and two flights of stairs to the Cornhill south or Lombard Street north exit (6 and 16 steps up), one flight of stairs to the Eastcheap Great Tower Street exit (17 up), one flight of stairs to the Fish Hill Street exit (6 steps up), one flight of stairs to the King William Street south exit (15 or 19 steps up), a flat travelator and two flights of stairs to the Mansion House Street, Princes Street west or Poultry north exit (4 and 14 steps up), or a flat travelator and two flights of stairs to the Princes Street east exit (9 and 11 steps up)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Walk to Bank – You could walk the 1⅓ mile from Waterloo to Bank in 25-27 mins

Bus to Bank – Single fare: £1.50 (you may have to take more than one bus); Daily cap: £4.50; Weekly cap: £21.20; 1-day travelcard: £5; Weekly travelcard: £21.20; Monthly travelcard: £81.50; Annual travelcard: £848. See our adult bus fares and child bus fares pages for more details

Black taxi to Bank – A black cab will take 7-16 mins to drive 1⅓ miles to Bank, and will cost about £9.20 to £15

Minicab to Bank – Here’s a list of minicab firms near Waterloo station

Ask a question

  •  Guest – “Is the waterloo and city line open at around 5pm tomorrow?”
  • Admin – “It should be, yes (it only closes on Sundays)”

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Note: Allow extra time for cancellations/delays. Disabled access information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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