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There are 5 ways to get from Buckingham Palace to Covent Garden by bus, taxi, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Line 24 bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from Westminster Cathedral to Soho, Cambridge Circus 24

$3

4 alternative options

Line 6 bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Hyde Park Corner, Old Park Lane Hard Rock Cafe to Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden 9 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Buckingham Palace to Covent Garden 1.2 miles

$9 - $11

Walk  •  37 min

  1. Walk from Buckingham Palace to Covent Garden 2 miles

Bikeshare  •  18 min

  1. Cycle from Buckingham Gate, Westminster to Southampton Street, Strand 1.5 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buckingham Palace to Covent Garden is to line 24 bus which costs £2 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buckingham Palace to Covent Garden is to taxi which costs £6 - £9 and takes 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Westminster Cathedral and arriving at Soho, Cambridge Circus. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between Buckingham Palace and Covent Garden is 1 miles.

The best way to get from Buckingham Palace to Covent Garden without a car is to line 24 bus which takes 25 min and costs £2.

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The line 24 bus from Westminster Cathedral to Soho, Cambridge Circus takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Buckingham Palace to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Westminster Cathedral station.

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Buckingham Palace to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Soho, Cambridge Circus station.

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There are 8978+ hotels available in Covent Garden. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Buckingham Palace to Covent Garden.
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  • Distance: 1.2 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from Buckingham Palace to Covent Garden every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 11 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Westminster Cathedral to Soho, Cambridge Circus
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hyde Park Corner, Old Park Lane Hard Rock Cafe to Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Buckingham Gate, Westminster to Southampton Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Buckingham Palace to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
2 min
Estimated price
$9 - $11
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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