There are 6 ways to get from Covent Garden to Old Street Underground Station 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  •  10 min

  1. Piccadilly
  2. Northern

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 243 bus  •  22 min

  1. 243

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. 2.5 miles

$15 - $18

Uber  •  6 min

  1. 2.5 miles

$8 - $13

Walk  •  40 min

  1. 2.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  17 min

  1. 2.5 miles

What companies run services between Covent Garden, Greater London, England and Old Street Underground Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Covent Garden to Old Street Underground Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Covent Garden Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Old Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, Aldwych Drury Lane to Old Street
Ave. Duration
22 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 Old Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$8 - $13
uberACCESS
$8 - $12
uberASSIST
$8 - $12
uberX
$8 - $12
uberXL
$12 - $17
UberEXEC
$16 - $23
UberLUX
$25 - $35
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Southampton Street, Strand to Old Street Station, St. Luke's
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Covent Garden to Old Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$15 - $18
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 Old Street Underground Station is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to Old Street Underground Station is to line 243 bus which costs £2 and takes 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Covent Garden to Old Street Underground Station is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs £11 - £14.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Temple, Aldwych Drury Lane and arriving at Old Street. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

It takes approximately 10 min to get from Covent Garden to Old Street Underground Station, including transfers.

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