There are 6 ways to get from ExCeL London to The Shard by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, Tube  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station to Canning Town DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the Tube from Canning Town Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station Jubilee

$5 - $7

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Bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Station to Tower Gateway N551

$3

4 alternative options

Line 147 bus, Tube  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Custom House Station to Canning Town 147 / ...
  2. Take the Tube from Canning Town Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station Jubilee

$6 - $8

Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station Dlr

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from ExCeL London to The Shard 6.2 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from ExCeL London to The Shard 6.2 miles

$1 - $2

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Custom House Station station and arriving at Tower Gateway. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station station and arriving at Tower Gateway DLR Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between ExCeL London and The Shard is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.2 miles.

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The best way to get from ExCeL London to The Shard without a car is to train and Tube which takes 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 24 min to get from ExCeL London to The Shard, including transfers.

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ExCeL London to The Shard bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Custom House Station.

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ExCeL London to The Shard train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station.

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The best way to get from ExCeL London to The Shard is to train which takes 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 44 min.

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ExCeL London to The Shard bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Tower Gateway station.

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ExCeL London to The Shard train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Tower Gateway DLR Station.

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Map of how to get from ExCeL London to The Shard.
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  • Distance: 5 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between ExCeL London, England and The Shard, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from ExCeL London to The Shard every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from ExCeL London to The Shard hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station to Canning Town DLR Station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
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 Canning Town Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House Station to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House Station to Tower Gateway
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from ExCeL London to The Shard
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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Yes, the driving distance between ExCeL London to The Shard is 6 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from ExCeL London to The Shard.

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