Directions from Charing Cross to Tower of London

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Recommended option

Train  •  7 min

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Tube  •  9 min

  1. Circle / ...

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  11 min

  1. Rb1 / ...

$7 - $9

Bus  •  14 min

  1. N15 / ...

$2 - $8

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. 2.8 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  6 min

  1. 2.8 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  48 min

  1. 2.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  21 min

  1. 2.4 miles

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)
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
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
24 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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
redwingcoaches-northkent.co.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Embankment Pier to London Bridge City Pier
Ave. Duration
11 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 of London
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$9 - $15
uberACCESS
$9 - $14
uberASSIST
$9 - $14
uberX
$9 - $14
uberXL
$14 - $19
UberEXEC
$18 - $25
UberLUX
$28 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Charing Cross and Tower of London is 3 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to Tower of London is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs £12 - £15.

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.

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.

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.

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