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London Waterloo East station is found in the south of central London, and is not to be confused with the much larger London Waterloo station. There is a walkway that connects the two stations, found in the main concourse of Waterloo station. All trains that pass through London Waterloo East are served by Southeastern, which start and end at London Charing Cross station. Trains from London Waterloo East typically serve the south-east suburbs of London and Kent, with trains to Gillingham, Dover and Hastings at both peak and off-peak times leaving from the four platforms at the station.

There are many transport links from London Waterloo East, and the adjoining Waterloo station. There is a pedestrian entrance to Southwark underground station at the eastern end of the platforms. Using the walkway to Waterloo station, you can also jump on the Bakerloo and Northern lines.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 1
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes
Steep Ramps to all platforms
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

Find station details and facilities information for London Waterloo East. Also find live train departures and arrivals for London Waterloo East station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Departures and arrivals from London Waterloo East

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into London Waterloo East station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to DartfordSoutheastern09:58AOn time
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern10:02BOn time
to HastingsSoutheastern10:08COn time
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern10:10DLate
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern10:10BOn time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern09:56AOn time
from DartfordSoutheastern10:01BOn time
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern10:07COn time
from HastingsSoutheastern10:09DLate
from DartfordSoutheastern10:09BOn time
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