Waterloo to South Kensington by train

Train route from Waterloo to South Kensington station

How to get from Waterloo to South Kensington station by tube, with a time estimate of how long it takes on the London Underground

Do you have to change trains? Yes
How many stops are there? 5

1)  From Waterloo take the Jubilee
2)  Change train at Westminster to the District
3)  Leave the train at South Kensington

Tube route: Waterloo → Westminster change train Westminster → St. James’s Park → Victoria → Sloane Square → South Kensington

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 20 minutes

Which fare zones? This tube journey is zone 1. You can pay for a ticket with an oyster card, visitor oyster card, zone 1 travelcard or contactless payment card. Look up the zone 1 fare for adults and zone 1 price for children

How far is it?  The distance from Waterloo station to South Kensington station is roughly 2¾ miles. You may prefer to pay a taxi fare for 2¾ miles instead. It’s probably too far to walk (unless you enjoy walking!), because the walking distance between the two tube stations is around 52-58 minutes

Are the trains running?  Your tube line may be affected by line closures and delays. You should also check whether the tube train between Waterloo and South Kensington is affected by a London Underground strike

Return journey:  South Kensington to Waterloo station

Note: This journey has been created by a computer program and may not be the fastest possible route. Closures, cancellations and delays on the Waterloo to South Kensington tube route may affect your journey, and you should allow for some extra travel time on top

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Train fare from Waterloo station to South Kensington

How much is the tube fare? The ticket price for Waterloo to South Kensington can be found under zone 1 (adult) and zone 1 (child)

Buy an Underground ticketHow to buy a tube ticket from Waterloo to South Kensington stationBuy an Oyster Card   (learn more)
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Travelcard + London Pass   (learn more)
Pay by contactless
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Waterloo tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Waterloo station
 (zone 1)

Alternative train journey to South Kensington:
Southwark to South Kensington, Embankment to South Kensington or Lambeth North to South Kensington


South Kensington tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
South Kensington station
 (zone 1)

Alternative train route from Waterloo:
Waterloo to Gloucester Road, Waterloo to Knightsbridge or Waterloo to Sloane Square

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