There are 7 ways to get from Covent Garden to Emirates Air Line (cable car) by subway, ferry, bus, taxi, car or bike

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Tube  •  21 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to North Greenwich Underground Station Jubilee

$3 - $5

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Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Canning Town N15 / ...

$3

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Ferry  •  40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to North Greenwich Pier Rb1x / ...

$15 - $20

Line 188 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to North Greenwich Station 188

$3

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Covent Garden to Emirates Air Line (cable car) 8.3 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Covent Garden to Emirates Air Line (cable car) 8.3 miles

$1 - $3

Bikeshare  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Cycle from Southampton Street, Strand to East India Dlr, Blackwall 5.8 miles

$11 - $15

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden and arriving at Canning Town. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier and arriving at North Greenwich Pier. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Covent Garden and Emirates Air Line (cable car) is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Covent Garden to Emirates Air Line (cable car) without a car is to Tube which takes 21 min and costs .

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The Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to North Greenwich Underground Station takes 11 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Covent Garden to Emirates Air Line (cable car) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden station.

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Covent Garden to Emirates Air Line (cable car) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Canning Town station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Covent Garden to Emirates Air Line (cable car) is 8 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Covent Garden to Emirates Air Line (cable car).

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Map of how to get from Covent Garden to Emirates Air Line (cable car).
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  • Distance: 5.8 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between Covent Garden, Greater London, England and Emirates Air Line (cable car), England?

London Buses operates a bus from Covent Garden to Emirates Air Line (cable car) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 36 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to North Greenwich Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to North Greenwich Pier
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Southampton Street, Strand to East India Dlr, Blackwall
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Covent Garden to Emirates Air Line (cable car)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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