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

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Train  •  7 min

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

$5 - $8

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Tube  •  9 min

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

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Bus  •  14 min

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

$2 - $8

Ferry  •  25 min

  1. Take the ferry from Embankment Pier to London Bridge City Pier Rb1x / ...

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  6 min

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

$16 - $20

Uber  •  6 min

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

$9 - $15

Walk  •  48 min

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

Bikeshare  •  21 min

  1. Cycle from Craven Street, Strand to Tower Gardens , Tower 2.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to Tower of London is to bus which costs £2 - £6 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to Tower of London is to taxi which costs £12 - £15 and takes 6 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 four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 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 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 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. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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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 7 min and costs £4 - £6.

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The train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge takes 7 min 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.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 2.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

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 7 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to Tower of London every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 14 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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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
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
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 Aldgate
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Embankment Pier to London Bridge City Pier
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Charing Cross to Tower of London
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$9 - $15
Access
$10 - $14
Assist
$10 - $14
UberX
$10 - $14
UberXL
$14 - $19
Exec
$19 - $26
Lux
$29 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Craven Street, Strand to Tower Gardens , Tower
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Charing Cross to Tower of London
Ave. Duration
6 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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The best way to get from Charing Cross to Tower of London is to train which takes 7 min and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £6 and takes 14 min.

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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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