• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

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

Subway  •  6 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to London Bridge station Jubilee

$2 - $4

7 alternative options

Train  •  8 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge

$5 - $8

Ferry  •  17 min

  1. Take the ferry from Embankment Pier to London Bridge City Pier Rb1 / ...

$6 - $9

Bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from Covent Garden Catherine Street to London Bridge Station Rv1 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Covent Garden to The Shard 3 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Covent Garden to The Shard 3 miles

$10 - $15

Walk  •  38 min

  1. Walk from Covent Garden to The Shard 2 miles

Bikeshare  •  21 min

  1. Cycle from Southampton Street, Strand to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge 2.2 miles

$7 - $10

Questions & Answers

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

More details

The quickest way to get from Covent Garden to The Shard is to subway which costs £1 - £3 and takes 6 min.

More details

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

More details

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.

More details

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

More details

The distance between Covent Garden and The Shard is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Covent Garden to The Shard without a car is to subway which takes 6 min and costs £1 - £3.

More details

The subway from Waterloo station to London Bridge station takes 2 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

More details

Covent Garden to The Shard bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Covent Garden Catherine Street station.

More details

Covent Garden to The Shard train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

More details

Map of how to get from Covent Garden to The Shard.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 min

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)
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
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Embankment Pier to London Bridge City 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 The Shard
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$10 - $15
Access
$10 - $15
Assist
$10 - $15
UberX
$10 - $15
UberXL
$14 - $20
Exec
$19 - $27
Lux
$30 - $40
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Southampton Street, Strand to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The best way to get from Covent Garden to The Shard is to train which takes 8 min and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 28 min.

Mode details

Covent Garden to The Shard bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at London Bridge Station.

More details

Covent Garden to The Shard train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Bridge station.

More details

There are 8517+ hotels available in The Shard. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

More details