There are 6 ways to get from Aldgate East to Buckingham Palace by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tube  •  36 min

  1. Take the Tube from Aldgate East Underground Station to St. James's Park Underground Station Circle / ...

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station to Victoria, Westminster CathedralVictoria 751 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aldgate East to Buckingham Palace 4.1 miles

$22 - $27

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Aldgate East to Buckingham Palace 4.1 miles

$13 - $20

Walk  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Walk from Aldgate East to Buckingham Palace 4.3 miles

Bikeshare  •  34 min

  1. Cycle from Central House, Aldgate to Buckingham Gate, Westminster 3.8 miles

What companies run services between Aldgate East, England and Buckingham Palace, England?

The Kings Ferry operates a bus from Aldgate East to Buckingham Palace every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 22 min. Clarkes of London also services this route hourly.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Aldgate East Underground Station to St. James's Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station to Victoria, Westminster CathedralVictoria
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station to Victoria
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aldgate East to Buckingham Palace
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$13 - $20
uberACCESS
$14 - $20
uberASSIST
$14 - $20
uberX
$14 - $20
uberXL
$20 - $27
UberEXEC
$25 - $35
UberLUX
$35 - $55
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Central House, Aldgate to Buckingham Gate, Westminster
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Aldgate East to Buckingham Palace
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aldgate East and Buckingham Palace is 5 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aldgate East to Buckingham Palace is to bus which costs £3 and takes 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Aldgate East to Buckingham Palace is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs £17 - £21.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station and arriving at Victoria, Westminster CathedralVictoria. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

The Tube from Aldgate East Underground Station to St. James's Park Underground Station takes 15 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.