There are 7 ways to get from Covent Garden to Aldgate East by subway, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Tube  •  12 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Aldgate East Underground Station District / ...

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Holborn, Procter Street to Aldgate East 25

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the bus from London Embankment Stn to London Aldgate National Express / ...

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Covent Garden to Aldgate East 3.1 miles

$18 - $22

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Covent Garden to Aldgate East 3.1 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  47 min

  1. Walk from Covent Garden to Aldgate East 2.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  20 min

  1. Cycle from Southampton Street, Strand to Central House, Aldgate 2.9 miles

What companies run services between Covent Garden, Greater London, England and Aldgate East, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Covent Garden to Aldgate East every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to Aldgate East Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Holborn, Procter Street to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Covent Garden to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$10 - $16
uberACCESS
$10 - $15
uberASSIST
$10 - $15
uberX
$10 - $15
uberXL
$15 - $21
UberEXEC
$20 - $27
UberLUX
$30 - $45
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Southampton Street, Strand to Central House, Aldgate
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Covent Garden to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
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 Covent Garden and Aldgate East is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to Aldgate East is to line 25 bus which costs £2 and takes 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Covent Garden to Aldgate East is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs £13 - £16.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Holborn, Procter Street and arriving at Aldgate East. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

The Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Aldgate East Underground Station takes 12 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.