Waterloo to Liverpool Street by train

1) From Waterloo take the Waterloo & City Line
2) Change at Bank to the Central Line
3) Leave the train at Liverpool Street

How many stops? 2   Is it a direct train? No

Stations on the route: Waterloo → Bank change train Bank → Liverpool Street

Journey time? Approx 19 mins   Fare zones? 1

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Adult fare for zone 1

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Adult train fare from Waterloo to Liverpool Street
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 Liverpool Street
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.

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Bank station – from the Waterloo & City eastbound platform to the Central eastbound platform you’ll have a flat travelator and one escalator

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Walk to Liverpool Street – The distance to Liverpool Street is about two miles, which would take 38-42 minutes to walk

Bus to Liverpool Street – 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 Liverpool Street – Two miles will take about 10-20 mins depending on the traffic, and will cost £9.20 to £15

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

Ask a question

  •  Guest – “Are there many stairs on this journey?”
  • Admin – “Theres a couple of steps and an escalator at bank (literally just a couple of steps), and another escalator at Liverpool Street.”

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Note: This journey is computer created and may not be the fastest route. Allow extra time for cancellations/delays. Disabled access information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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