There are 5 ways to get from ExCeL London to Covent Garden by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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, Tube  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the Tube from Tower Hill Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station District / ...

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Station to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N551

$3

3 alternative options

Bus via Custom House, Victoria Dock Road  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N551

$3

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from ExCeL London to Covent Garden 7.4 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from ExCeL London to Covent Garden 7.4 miles

$1 - $3

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from ExCeL London to Covent Garden is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 16 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from ExCeL London to Covent Garden is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 16 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Custom House Station station and arriving at Covent Garden, Savoy Street. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

More details

The distance between ExCeL London and Covent Garden is 7 miles. The road distance is 7.4 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from ExCeL London to Covent Garden without a car is to train and Tube which takes 31 min and costs £4 - £7.

More details

It takes approximately 31 min to get from ExCeL London to Covent Garden, including transfers.

More details

ExCeL London to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Custom House Station.

More details

ExCeL London to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Covent Garden, Savoy Street station.

More details

Map of how to get from ExCeL London to Covent Garden.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 6.6 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from ExCeL London to Covent Garden hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Tower Hill Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House Station to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House, Victoria Dock Road to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from ExCeL London to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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.