There are 9 ways to get from Covent Garden to Brixton by train, subway, ferry, bus, night train, 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

Train  •  3 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Vauxhall

$3 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to Stockwell, Villa Road 59 / ...

$2 - $3

7 alternative options

Tube  •  9 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Stockwell Underground Station Northern

$2 - $4

Ferry  •  11 min

  1. Take the ferry from Embankment Pier to Vauxhall, St. George Wharf Pier Rb2 / ...

$6 - $9

Night train  •  3 min

  1. Take the night train from London Waterloo to Vauxhall

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Covent Garden to Brixton 4.2 miles

$23 - $28

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Covent Garden to Brixton 4.2 miles

$14 - $21

Walk  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Walk from Covent Garden to Brixton 4 miles

Bikeshare  •  26 min

  1. Cycle from Southampton Street, Strand to St John's Crescent, Brixton 4 miles

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Covent Garden to Brixton every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 3 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Covent Garden to Brixton every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 21 min. Centaur Coaches also services this route every 2 hours.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to Stockwell Underground Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to Stockwell, Villa Road
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Centaur Coaches
Phone
+44 20 8300 3001
Email
info@centaurtravel.co.uk
Website
centaurtravel.co.uk
Bus from Temple to Nine Elms, Wandsworth Road Vauxhall
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Embankment Pier to Vauxhall, St. George Wharf Pier
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Covent Garden to Brixton
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$14 - $21
uberACCESS
$14 - $20
uberASSIST
$14 - $20
uberX
$14 - $20
uberXL
$20 - $28
UberEXEC
$25 - $35
UberLUX
$40 - $55
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Southampton Street, Strand to St John's Crescent, Brixton
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Covent Garden to Brixton
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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 Brixton is 5 km.

The cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to Brixton is to bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Covent Garden to Brixton is to train which takes 3 min and costs £2 - £27.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Vauxhall. Services depart every five minutes. The journey takes approximately 3 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House and arriving at Stockwell, Villa Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Embankment Pier and arriving at Vauxhall, St. George Wharf Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

The train from London Waterloo to Vauxhall takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.