Plaistow to Waltham Cross - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 1 hour 15 mins

Plaistow to Waltham Cross

Leave at 16:19 and arrive at 17:38
Journey time 01:19
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with District line to Mile End

  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
  • Bow Road Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

PIER ROAD, E16: From Saturday 3 April until Monday 5 April, Route 473 is terminating at Factory Road due to crane operations. There is no service to bus stops between ‘Roebourne Way’ and ‘North Woolwich Ferry’, or between ‘North Woolwich Ferry’ and ‘Pier Road’.

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

Change for Central line to Liverpool Street

  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for London Overground to Theobalds Grove Rail Station

  • Bethnal Green Rail Station
  • Cambridge Heath (London) Rail Station
  • London Fields Rail Station
  • Hackney Downs Rail Station
  • Rectory Road Rail Station
  • Stoke Newington Rail Station
  • Stamford Hill Rail Station
  • Seven Sisters Rail Station
  • Bruce Grove Rail Station
  • White Hart Lane Rail Station
  • Silver Street Rail Station
  • Edmonton Green Rail Station
  • Southbury Rail Station
  • Turkey Street Rail Station
  • Theobalds Grove Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

Change for Walk to Waltham Cross Rail Station

  • Waltham Cross Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for

    Travel disruption notes

    We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

    Plaistow to Waltham Cross

    Leave at 16:54 and arrive at 18:08
    Journey time 01:14
    You will need to make 5 changes

    Start with District line to Mile End

    • West Ham Underground Station
    • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
    • Bow Road Underground Station
    • Mile End Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

    Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

    Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

    Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

    Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

    Change for Central line to Liverpool Street

    • Bethnal Green Underground Station
    • Liverpool Street Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

    Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

    TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

    GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

    We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

    Change for London Overground to Theobalds Grove Rail Station

    • Bethnal Green Rail Station
    • Cambridge Heath (London) Rail Station
    • London Fields Rail Station
    • Hackney Downs Rail Station
    • Rectory Road Rail Station
    • Stoke Newington Rail Station
    • Stamford Hill Rail Station
    • Seven Sisters Rail Station
    • Bruce Grove Rail Station
    • White Hart Lane Rail Station
    • Silver Street Rail Station
    • Edmonton Green Rail Station
    • Southbury Rail Station
    • Turkey Street Rail Station
    • Theobalds Grove Rail Station

    Travel disruption notes

    Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

    Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

    TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

    GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

    Change for Walk to Waltham Cross Rail Station

    • Waltham Cross Rail Station

    Travel disruption notes

    None known at this time

    Change for

      Travel disruption notes

      We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

      Plaistow to Waltham Cross

      Leave at 17:24 and arrive at 18:38
      Journey time 01:14
      You will need to make 6 changes

      Start with District line to Mile End

      • West Ham Underground Station
      • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
      • Bow Road Underground Station
      • Mile End Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

      Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

      Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

      Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

      Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

      Change for Central line to Liverpool Street

      • Bethnal Green Underground Station
      • Liverpool Street Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

      Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

      TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

      GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

      We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

      Change for London Overground to Theobalds Grove Rail Station

      • Bethnal Green Rail Station
      • Cambridge Heath (London) Rail Station
      • London Fields Rail Station
      • Hackney Downs Rail Station
      • Rectory Road Rail Station
      • Stoke Newington Rail Station
      • Stamford Hill Rail Station
      • Seven Sisters Rail Station
      • Bruce Grove Rail Station
      • White Hart Lane Rail Station
      • Silver Street Rail Station
      • Edmonton Green Rail Station
      • Southbury Rail Station
      • Turkey Street Rail Station
      • Theobalds Grove Rail Station

      Travel disruption notes

      Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

      Hammersmith and City Line: No service between Hammersmith - Barking eastbound and between Barking and Edgware Road westbound due to train cancellations.

      TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

      GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

      Change for Walk to Waltham Cross Rail Station

      • Waltham Cross Rail Station

      Travel disruption notes

      None known at this time

      Change for

        Travel disruption notes

        We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

        Change for

          Travel disruption notes

          We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

          Buses

          Average journey time: 2 hours 19 mins

          Cycle

          Average journey time: 1 hour 35 mins

          Return journey: Waltham Cross to Plaistow

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