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Frequently
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  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Waterloo Station?

    The price for luggage storage near Waterloo Station starts from just £4.30/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Waterloo Station?

    There are multiple locations in the Waterloo Station area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Redhill Railway Station (RDH), St. Albans City Station, and Terminal 5C and all over London.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Waterloo Station?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Waterloo Station.

  • Are there storage lockers near Waterloo Station?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Waterloo Station area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Waterloo Station and in the broader London area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • What public transportation exists near Waterloo Station?

    Popular metro stations like Waterloo London Underground Station, Oxford Circus London Underground Station, or Canning Town London Underground and DLR Station can be used for nearby transit. When traveling within London near Waterloo Station, you may be close to some bus stations: Victoria Coach Station, Stratford Bus Station, or Victoria Coach Station Arrivals Hall. If traveling by train, London Paddington Railway Station (PAD), London St Pancras International Railway Station (STP), and London Liverpool Street Railway Station (LST) are nearest to Waterloo Station.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Waterloo Station?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Waterloo Station are GLH Hotels - Amba Hotel Marble Arch Costa Store, Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington, and London Hilton on Park Lane. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Waterloo Station are The Green Man, Generator London, and Wombat's City Hostel London.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Waterloo Station?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Waterloo Station are EL&N London, North Audley Cantine, and Hideaway.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Waterloo Station?

    Check out the nearby Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, and Regent's Park.

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Waterloo Station Luggage Storage Guide 2024

Are you wondering, “Where can I store my luggage near Waterloo Station?” Perhaps you just arrived in London and need a place to store your bags near Waterloo Station before you check into your hotel or AirBnB -- or maybe you just checked out and don't want to drag your bags around with you for the rest of the day.

Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Bluewater Shopping Centre, Lakeside Shopping Centre, or Atria and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on sightseeing in the Waterloo Station area at Moatfields, Piccadilly Circus, or Trafalgar Square and don't want to be burdened by your baggage.

Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage near Waterloo Station!

Luggage storage nearby Waterloo Station with Bounce

Bounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in London with multiple locations near Waterloo Station.

Featured in The Boston Globe, TechCrunch and Forbes, Bounce is present in more than 2,000 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.

Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including BounceShield™ protection, security seals, and well-trained staff.

Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… We strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in the Waterloo Station area start at just £4.30 per 24h/bag .

Book through our website or mobile app (required) to get BounceShield™ protection, guaranteed space availability and 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!

Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in the Waterloo Station area now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Costa Pronto, Ralph’s Coffee, and Ladurée. You can also go for a hike around RSPB Rainham Marshes, Home Wood, and Shoreham Hike. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out Novikov, Buns and Buns, and Sky Garden.

Why is Bounce the best luggage storage provider in the Waterloo Station area?

Multiple locations near Waterloo Station$10,000 Bounce Guarantee on each booking to protect your belongingsVetted store locations to ensure trust and safety2 minute booking process online or via mobile app, then just walk in and check your bags inThousands of 5 star reviews, hundreds of thousands of bags stored

How do I store luggage near Waterloo Station with Bounce?

You can find the closest luggage storage location to Waterloo Station really easily.Simply select a location here. Find the shop that meets your preferences in terms of location & hours. Once you’ve chosen a location, you can book in under 2 minutes.

Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.

You’re now free to enjoy Waterloo Station and London without your things!

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About London Waterloo Station

London Waterloo Station is the UK's busiest train station, with a quarter of a million people using it every day. Waterloo underground station sits on the Jubilee, Bakerloo, and Northern lines, while the overground service runs trains to the southern coast and southwest of England. Meanwhile, the neighboring Waterloo East Station brings visitors from England's southeast.

Many must-visit destinations are within walking distance from the station, such as BFI IMAX, Westminster Bridge, and the London Eye. Waterloo Station also has a striking main entrance known as the Victory Arch. 

Looking for a place to store your belongings when you disembark or before hopping on a train? Consider looking into Bounce’s options for Waterloo Train Station luggage storage. We partner with a variety of local businesses to create secure storage facilities you can book online. They’ll keep your belongings safe while you’re out and about.

Can I leave my luggage at Waterloo Station?

Absolutely. We have a luggage storage service inside Waterloo Station and the surrounding areas. Bounce storage locations are accessible, and you can easily book them through the app. No matter the weight or size of your luggage, we have a secure place to store it for as long as you need.

Do London train stations have luggage storage?

While most train stations in the capital of England have left luggage facilities, not all have storage lockers for large suitcases or bulky bags. You’ll have to use an alternative service like Bounce.

We’re great for oversized luggage and won’t charge you extra for heavy items. And if your plans change, you can reschedule or cancel your booking for free before your reservation slot. Simply update your information on the Bounce app, head to the baggage drop-off point, and enjoy the day.

Can you store luggage at train stations in Europe?

Yes. Nearly all larger train stations in Europe have a left luggage facility that passengers can use during their trip. They’re ideal for travelers with long connection times between trains or who need a temporary storage solution while exploring nearby attractions, shopping and dining.

Many of our luggage storage locations are found in areas where tourists frequent, like bus and train stations, airports, and other points of interest. Download the Bounce app to find convenient storage points near any railway station in Europe.

Things to do near Waterloo Station

When you arrive at London Waterloo Station, you’ll find yourself close to numerous unmissable spots in the capital. So why not make a day out of it? Find a coffee shop for brunch, tour a gallery, or join a walking tour. Before you start this adventure, check your bags in luggage storage Waterloo Station or nearby to make the most of your trip.

South Bank

When you get hungry, the Southbank is an excellent place to be. The variety of food in this area will satisfy your cravings. As well as street food stalls and restaurants on the South Bank, you're also a stone's throw away from Borough Market, a historical market in central London. If you're here in winter, you’ll love Southbank's delicious treats, twinkling lights, and delightful scents at the annual Christmas market.

Leake Street Tunnel

Tucked away under Waterloo Station is a vibrant canvas of colorful murals. Leake Street Tunnel isn’t an ordinary tunnel. At 300 meters, it’s the capital’s longest legal graffiti wall. From a dank and grimy tunnel, Leake Street Tunnel transforms into a street art hub where visitors can witness ever-changing works of art. It’s only a short walk from the train station, so it’s worth a trip, especially for art enthusiasts.

Imperial War Museum

Founded in 1917, the Imperial War Museum boasts an outstanding collection demonstrating all aspects of conflicts that involved Britain in the 20th and 21st centuries. Check out the Sound Archive, which holds over 33,000 recordings related to the wars and disputes since 1914. You’ll also see over 155,000 3D objects, including weapons, ammunition, aircraft, ships, vehicles, flags, uniforms, and other items that tell the story of Britain’s wars and conflicts.

General admission to the museum is free, so there’s no reason you shouldn’t stop by when visiting London. Besides the interactive exhibits and tours, the museum has a shop for unique items and souvenirs to commemorate your visit.

Imperial War Museum bag policy

IWM London has a strict bag policy. All personal items, packages, rucksacks, and bags may go through security checks upon entry. They have coin-operated storage lockers by the North Entrance, but large items, sports equipment, and wheeled suitcases aren’t allowed inside.

Book a luggage storage service with us before visiting the exhibitions or any other museums in London. There’s no restriction on the size of bags that can be stored in our left luggage facility. You can also contact our customer support team that’s available 24/7 to address your concerns.

Airport travel from Waterloo Station

Heathrow Airport to Waterloo Station

Heathrow Airport is one of the closest airports to London Waterloo. Though there are no direct train or bus services from the airport to the train station, your trip can still be smooth and stress-free. Catch a train from Heathrow Terminal 5 and get off at London Paddington. From there, hop on a train to London Waterloo. The entire trip will take less than two hours and cost about £15.88.

If you prefer a bus, there are services that depart from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arrive at Waterloo Station via Victoria Coach Station. Coach fares start at £10 one-way.

London City Airport to Waterloo Station

London Waterloo is one of the closest train stations to London City Airport. You’ll only need to change trains once throughout your journey. From the central airport, take the Docklands Light Rail. When you reach Canning Town, transfer to the Jubilee Line, which will take you to Waterloo Station. A trip between London City Airport and Waterloo Station costs between £2.80 and £3.40 if you have a travel card.

Gatwick Airport to Waterloo Station

There’s also no direct train between Gatwick Airport and Waterloo Station. But the good news is, there are over 170 rail journeys on a typical weekday between these areas, so you can pick the most convenient option at the best price.

Take the Southern line from the airport to the Clapham Junction. From there, catch the South Western railway to London Waterloo. The trip will take around 30-40 minutes. Train tickets start from £17.44 when you book in advance. Other train companies operating between Gatwick Airport and Waterloo Station are Thameslink, Southeastern, and Gatwick Express.

Getting around London from Waterloo Station

Many important arrivals and departures take place in Waterloo Station. From city commuters to holidaymakers and vacationers, people have started and ended their journey here. If you want to see the best of the British capital and beyond, Waterloo Station ensures a smooth and efficient trip to many parts of town.

One particular thing of note. Getting an Oyster Card allows you to ride public transit without cash. The card pays for everything. You can buy a card ahead of your trip and use your own home currency to pay for it.

As always, we want you to feel comfortable as you travel around London. As such, we do recommend that you check out your options for bag storage in Waterloo Station and the surrounding area before you use public transit.

From Waterloo Station to Big Ben

Travel to Big Ben, and take a closer look at the massive bell inside the iconic clock tower in London. While its name only refers to the great hour bell, it’s typically associated with the entire clock tower at the Houses of Parliament’s northern end. Big Ben’s chimes have been broadcast since December 1923—a tradition that continues even to this day.

The Big Ben is a short trip from London Waterloo train station. You’ll arrive at Westminster, which is only one stop from Waterloo. Walk for about four minutes to reach the clock tower. A one-way ticket costs  £2-£3.

From Waterloo Station to the National Army Museum

Plan your day at the British Army’s central museum. Exhibitions are free at the National Army Museum, welcoming everyone to explore the galleries and intriguing displays. Witness how the Army’s uniform has changed and developed through the past and present-day conflicts and learn about the occupiers and conquerors who became allies and friends to British people. Don’t miss the immersive action theater to immerse yourself in the sounds, sights, and experiences on the battlefield.

The Embankment is only a short walk from the Waterloo Station. From there, take a train to Sloane Square, which is only half a mile from the National Army Museum. The entire journey can take half an hour to one hour, and the train fare costs between £2 and £4.

From Waterloo Station to Leicester Square

Leicester Square is a cultural and entertainment hub, welcoming over 2.5 million visitors per week. It’s known as the beating heart of the capital’s West End, where visitors can enjoy some of London’s best live shows, theaters, and film premiers. If you need to refuel and recharge, there are multiple restaurants, bars, and eateries. For those with a sweet tooth, stop by M&M's World in the heart of the Square.

The distance from the Waterloo Train Station to Leicester Square is only two miles, and you can get there within 15 to 20 minutes. From Waterloo East, catch a train to Charing Cross. Then, to the Square for less than half a mile. You’ll only need to spend £2 to £3 for a one-way ticket.

Luggage storage near Waterloo Station

Besides providing convenient transport, Waterloo Station is a notable historical structure with plenty of shops, restaurants, and famous attractions nearby. Whether you’re taking a break at a highly-rated eatery, shopping, or touring the London Dungeon, the Poetry Library, or the Hayward Gallery, you’ll be able to do more without heavy items slowing you down. 

We have luggage storage locations around the station area and near numerous points of interest. This way, you won’t have trouble finding a place to store your bags while traveling in London.

When looking for a left luggage service, use the Bounce app to find the most accessible storage point in London and the surrounding areas. With a straightforward booking process, safety seals on each item, and $10,000 BounceShield™ protection, we help revolutionize your travel experience while taking care of your belongings.

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