There are 8 ways to get from Covent Garden to Pimlico by train, subway, bus, ferry, 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

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 min

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Bedford Street to St James's Park Station 11 / ...

$2 - $9

6 alternative options

Tube  •  7 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Sloane Square Underground Station Circle / ...

$2 - $4

Ferry  •  11 min

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

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Covent Garden to Pimlico 2.3 miles

$14 - $18

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Covent Garden to Pimlico 2.3 miles

$11 - $18

Walk  •  40 min

  1. Walk from Covent Garden to Pimlico 2.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  17 min

  1. Cycle from Southampton Street, Strand to Alderney Street, Pimlico 2.5 miles

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Covent Garden to Pimlico every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 3 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Covent Garden to Pimlico every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 10 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Bedford Street to St James's Park Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 Temple to Victoria, Westminster CathedralVictoria
Ave. Duration
9 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 Westminster, Banqueting House to Victoria
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Centaur Coaches
Phone
+44 20 8300 3001
Email
info@centaurtravel.co.uk
Website
centaurtravel.co.uk
Bus from Temple to St James's Park Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk
National Express
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
$7 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Covent Garden to Pimlico
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$11 - $18
uberASSIST
$14 - $20
uberX
$14 - $20
ACCESS
$12 - $18
uberXL
$16 - $23
UberEXEC
$27 - $40
UberLUX
$45 - $60
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Southampton Street, Strand to Alderney Street, Pimlico
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Covent Garden to Pimlico
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$14 - $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

How far is it from Covent Garden to Pimlico?

The distance between Covent Garden and Pimlico is 3 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to Pimlico?

The cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to Pimlico is to bus which costs £1 - £6 and takes 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Covent Garden to Pimlico?

The quickest way to get from Covent Garden to Pimlico is to train which takes 3 min and costs £3 - £5.

Is there a direct train between Covent Garden and Pimlico?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Covent Garden and Pimlico?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Bedford Street and arriving at St James's Park Station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

Is there a direct ferry between Covent Garden and Pimlico?

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.

How long does it take to get from Covent Garden to Pimlico?

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