There are 7 ways to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Covent Garden by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Tube  •  9 min

  1. Take the Tube from Elephant & Castle Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station Bakerloo

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Line 1 bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Temple, Lancaster Place 1 / ...

$3

Line 68 bus  •  15 min

  1. Take the line 68 bus from Elephant & Castle, Heygate Street to Temple, Lancaster Place 68 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to Covent Garden 2.1 miles

$13 - $16

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Elephant & Castle Station to Covent Garden 2.1 miles

$7 - $12

Walk  •  34 min

  1. Walk from Elephant & Castle Station to Covent Garden 1.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  14 min

  1. Cycle from Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle to Southampton Street, Strand 2 miles

Questions & Answers

The distance between Elephant & Castle Station and Covent Garden is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Covent Garden is to line 1 bus which costs £2 and takes 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Covent Garden is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs £9 - £12.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd and arriving at Temple, Lancaster Place. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

The Tube from Elephant & Castle Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station takes 5 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

What companies run services between Elephant & Castle Station, England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Covent Garden every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 11 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Elephant & Castle Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Temple, Lancaster Place
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle, Heygate Street to Temple, Lancaster Place
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Elephant & Castle Station to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$7 - $12
uberACCESS
$7 - $10
uberASSIST
$7 - $10
uberX
$7 - $10
uberXL
$10 - $14
UberEXEC
$14 - $20
UberLUX
$22 - $30
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle to Southampton Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$13 - $16
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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