There are 7 ways to get from Charing Cross to Tower Bridge by subway, bus, ferry, 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.

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Tube  •  17 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station Circle / ...

$2 - $4

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Bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London N15 / ...

$2 - $3

Ferry  •  23 min

  1. Take the ferry from South Bank, Festival Pier to Wapping, St. Katharine's Pier Circular Cruise Westminster

$7 - $9

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to Tower Bridge is to bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 22 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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The distance between Charing Cross and Tower Bridge is 2 miles.

The Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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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 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from South Bank, Festival Pier and arriving at Wapping, St. Katharine's Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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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 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 14 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Embankment to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
redwingcoaches-northkent.co.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from South Bank, Festival Pier to Wapping, St. Katharine's Pier
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
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
uberPOOL
$9 - $15
uberACCESS
$10 - $15
uberASSIST
$10 - $15
uberX
$10 - $15
uberXL
$14 - $20
UberEXEC
$19 - $26
UberLUX
$30 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Craven Street, Strand to St. Katharine's Way, Tower
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
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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