There are 8 ways to get from Brixton to Covent Garden by train, subway, ferry, 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

Train  •  4 min

  1. Take the train from Vauxhall to London Waterloo

$4 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 59 bus  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Stockwell, Groveway to Temple, Lancaster Place 59

$3

6 alternative options

Tube  •  9 min

  1. Take the Tube from Stockwell Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station Northern

$3 - $4

Ferry  •  12 min

  1. Take the ferry from Vauxhall, St. George Wharf Pier to Embankment Pier Rb2 / ...

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brixton to Covent Garden 4.3 miles

$25 - $30

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brixton to Covent Garden 4.3 miles

$15 - $22

Walk  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Walk from Brixton to Covent Garden 4 miles

Bikeshare  •  27 min

  1. Cycle from St John's Crescent, Brixton to Southampton Street, Strand 4.1 miles

What companies run services between Brixton, England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Brixton to Covent Garden every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 4 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Brixton to Covent Garden every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 23 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stockwell Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stockwell, Groveway to Temple, Lancaster Place
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Vauxhall, St. George Wharf Pier to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brixton to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$15 - $22
uberASSIST
$18 - $25
uberX
$18 - $25
ACCESS
$16 - $24
uberXL
$23 - $35
UberEXEC
$35 - $50
UberLUX
$55 - $75
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from St John's Crescent, Brixton to Southampton Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Brixton to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30
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

How far is it from Brixton to Covent Garden?

The distance between Brixton and Covent Garden is 5 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brixton to Covent Garden?

The cheapest way to get from Brixton to Covent Garden is to line 59 bus which costs £2 and takes 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brixton to Covent Garden?

The quickest way to get from Brixton to Covent Garden is to train which takes 4 min and costs £2 - £6.

Is there a direct train between Brixton and Covent Garden?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vauxhall and arriving at London Waterloo. Services depart every five minutes. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

Is there a direct bus between Brixton and Covent Garden?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stockwell, Groveway and arriving at Temple, Lancaster Place. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

Is there a direct ferry between Brixton and Covent Garden?

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Vauxhall, St. George Wharf Pier and arriving at Embankment Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

How long does it take to get from Brixton to Covent Garden?

The train from Vauxhall to London Waterloo takes 4 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.