There are 8 ways to get from Covent Garden to The Shard by subway, train, ferry, 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  •  7 min

  1. Jubilee

$2 - $4

7 alternative options

Train  •  8 min

$5 - $8

Ferry  •  17 min

  1. Rb1 / ...

$7 - $9

Bus  •  28 min

  1. Rv1 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. 3 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  9 min

  1. 3 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  38 min

  1. 2 miles

Bikeshare  •  21 min

  1. 2.2 miles

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

Southeastern operates a train from Covent Garden to The Shard every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Covent Garden to The Shard every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden Catherine Street to London Bridge Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Embankment Pier to London Bridge City 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 The Shard
Ave. Duration
9 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
$14 - $20
UberEXEC
$19 - $26
UberLUX
$30 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Southampton Street, Strand to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Covent Garden to The Shard
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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 The Shard is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to The Shard is to bus which costs £2 and takes 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Covent Garden to The Shard is to Tube which takes 7 min and costs £1 - £3.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart every five minutes. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Covent Garden Catherine Street and arriving at London Bridge Station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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

The Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.