Waterloo to Liverpool Street by train

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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   Do you have to change? Yes

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

How long does it take? The journey time is 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: For Oyster and contactless ‘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. Prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. Read more about London train fares and child train fares. Learn how to use Oyster cards, Visitor Oyster cards, travelcards and contactless cards.

Waterloo tube station

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

Car parks near Waterloo train station

Alternative train journey to Liverpool Street:
Southwark to Liverpool Street, Embankment to Liverpool Street or Lambeth North to Liverpool Street

 

Liverpool Street tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Liverpool Street station
 (zone 1)

Car parks near Liverpool Street train station

Alternative train route from Waterloo:
Waterloo to Moorgate, Waterloo to Aldgate or Waterloo to Shoreditch

 

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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