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There are 7 ways to get from Charing Cross to Tower Bridge by subway, ferry, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Subway  •  17 min

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to Tower Hill station Circle / ...

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  27 min

  1. Take the ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Tower Hill, Tower Pier Rb1

$7 - $10

Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London 15 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to Tower Bridge 3 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Charing Cross to Tower Bridge 3 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  49 min

  1. Walk from Charing Cross to Tower Bridge 2.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  31 min

  1. Cycle from Craven Street, Strand to St. Katharine's Way, Tower 2.9 miles

$8 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to Tower Bridge is to bus which costs £2 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to Tower Bridge is to taxi which costs £13 - £16 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Tower Hill, The Tower Of London. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier and arriving at Tower Hill, Tower Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Charing Cross and Tower Bridge is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Charing Cross to Tower Bridge without a car is to subway which takes 17 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Embankment station to Tower Hill station takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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

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Charing Cross to Tower Bridge bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Tower Hill, The Tower Of London station.

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There are 8510+ hotels available in Tower Bridge. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Charing Cross to Tower Bridge.
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  • Distance: 2.2 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Charing Cross, England and Tower Bridge, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to Tower Bridge every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 24 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Redwing Coaches
Phone
+44 1474 322002
Email
info@redwing-coaches.co.uk
Website
redwingcoaches-northkent.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
redwingcoaches-northkent.co.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Tower Hill, Tower Pier
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Charing Cross to Tower Bridge
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$9 - $15
Access
$10 - $15
Assist
$10 - $15
UberX
$10 - $15
UberXL
$14 - $20
Exec
$19 - $26
Lux
$30 - $40
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Craven Street, Strand to St. Katharine's Way, Tower
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Charing Cross to Tower Bridge
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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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