There are 6 ways to get from Covent Garden to Whitechapel 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  •  14 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Whitechapel Underground Station District

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Holborn, Procter Street to Whitechapel, The East London Mosque 25

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Covent Garden to Whitechapel 3.6 miles

$21 - $25

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Covent Garden to Whitechapel 3.6 miles

$13 - $20

Walk  •  55 min

  1. Walk from Covent Garden to Whitechapel 2.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  22 min

  1. Cycle from Southampton Street, Strand to New Road 1 , Whitechapel 3.2 miles

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

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

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to Whitechapel Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Holborn, Procter Street to Whitechapel, The East London Mosque
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 Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$13 - $20
uberASSIST
$16 - $23
uberX
$16 - $23
ACCESS
$15 - $22
uberXL
$20 - $28
UberEXEC
$30 - $45
UberLUX
$50 - $70
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Southampton Street, Strand to New Road 1 , Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Covent Garden to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$21 - $25
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 Whitechapel?

The distance between Covent Garden and Whitechapel is 4 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to Whitechapel is to line 25 bus which costs £2 and takes 22 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Covent Garden to Whitechapel is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs £15 - £18.

Is there a direct bus between Covent Garden and Whitechapel?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Holborn, Procter Street and arriving at Whitechapel, The East London Mosque. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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

The Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Whitechapel Underground Station takes 14 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.