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There are 7 ways to get from Charing Cross to Tower of London by train, subway, ferry, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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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Train  •  7m

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

$5 - $8

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Subway  •  9m

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

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Ferry  •  11m

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

$6 - $9

Bus  •  18m

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

$2 - $8

Taxi  •  6m

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to Tower of London 2.8 miles

$10 - $13

Uber  •  6m

  1. Take an Uber from Charing Cross to Tower of London 2.8 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  48m

  1. Walk from Charing Cross to Tower of London 2.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to Tower of London is to subway which costs £2 - £3 and takes 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to Tower of London is to taxi which costs £8 - £10 and takes 6m.

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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 18m.

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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 11m.

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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 7m.

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The distance between Charing Cross and Tower of London is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Charing Cross to Tower of London without a car is to train which takes 7m and costs £4 - £6.

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The train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge takes 7m including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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

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Charing Cross to Tower of London train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

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Map of how to get from Charing Cross to Tower of London.
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  • Distance: 2.1 miles
  • Duration: 7m

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

Southeastern operates a train from Charing Cross to Tower of London every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 7m. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to Tower of London every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 18m. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Cannon Street
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Embankment Stn to London Cannon Street Station
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
National Express
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Cannon Street
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Clarkes of 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
11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
London River Services
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Charing Cross to Tower of London
Ave. Duration
6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$9 - $13
Assist
$9 - $13
UberX
$9 - $13
Pool
$9 - $15
UberXL
$12 - $17
Exec
$16 - $22
Lux
$24 - $35
Taxi from Charing Cross to Tower of London
Ave. Duration
6m
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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The best way to get from Charing Cross to Tower of London is to train which takes 7m and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £6 and takes 18m.

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

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Charing Cross to Tower of London train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Bridge station.

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