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There are 8 ways to get from Charing Cross to The Shard by subway, train, bus, ferry, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Subway  •  8 min

  1. Take the subway from Westminster station to London Bridge station Jubilee

$2 - $4

7 alternative options

Train  •  8 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge

$5 - $8

Bus  •  15 min

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to London Bridge Station N199

$3

Ferry  •  17 min

  1. Take the ferry from Embankment Pier to London Bridge City Pier Rb1 / ...

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to The Shard 3.1 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Charing Cross to The Shard 3.1 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  36 min

  1. Walk from Charing Cross to The Shard 1.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  24 min

  1. Cycle from Craven Street, Strand to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge 2.4 miles

$7 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to The Shard is to bus which costs £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to The Shard is to subway which costs £1 - £3 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at London Bridge Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Embankment Pier and arriving at London Bridge City Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Charing Cross and The Shard is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Charing Cross to The Shard without a car is to subway which takes 8 min and costs £1 - £3.

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The subway from Westminster station to London Bridge station takes 4 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Charing Cross to The Shard bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross station.

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Charing Cross to The Shard train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

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Map of how to get from Charing Cross to The Shard.
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  • Distance: 1.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

What companies run services between Charing Cross, England and The Shard, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Charing Cross to The Shard every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to The Shard hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to London Bridge Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Embankment Pier to London Bridge City Pier
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
London River Services
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Charing Cross to The Shard
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
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uber.com
Pool
$9 - $15
Access
$10 - $15
Assist
$10 - $15
UberX
$10 - $15
UberXL
$15 - $20
Exec
$19 - $27
Lux
$30 - $40
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Craven Street, Strand to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
London River Services
Taxi from Charing Cross to The Shard
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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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The best way to get from Charing Cross to The Shard is to train which takes 8 min and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 15 min.

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Charing Cross to The Shard bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at London Bridge Station.

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Charing Cross to The Shard train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Bridge station.

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