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There are 7 ways to get from Greenwich to Covent Garden by train, ferry, bus, taxi, car or bike

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Train Thameslink  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Maze Hill to London Blackfriars

$5 - $8

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Bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the bus from Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum to Temple, Lancaster Place 188 / ...

$3

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Train Southeastern  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Cutty Sark to Lewisham DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Lewisham to London Charing Cross

$8 - $13

Ferry  •  40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Greenwich Pier to Embankment Pier Rb1

$12 - $16

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greenwich to Covent Garden 6.9 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Greenwich to Covent Garden 6.9 miles

$1 - $3

Bikeshare  •  49 min

  1. Cycle from Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town to Southampton Street, Strand 6.8 miles

$13 - $17

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

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The quickest way to get from Greenwich to Covent Garden is to taxi which costs £26 - £32 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum and arriving at Temple, Lancaster Place. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Greenwich Pier and arriving at Embankment Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Maze Hill and arriving at London Blackfriars. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Greenwich and Covent Garden is 6 miles. The road distance is 6.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Greenwich to Covent Garden without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs £4 - £6.

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The train from Maze Hill to London Blackfriars takes 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Greenwich to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum station.

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Greenwich to Covent Garden train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Maze Hill station.

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Map of how to get from Greenwich to Covent Garden.
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  • Distance: 5.5 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

Thameslink operates a train from Greenwich to Covent Garden hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Greenwich to Covent Garden every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 59 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Maze Hill to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Cutty Sark to Lewisham DLR Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum to Temple, Lancaster Place
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Greenwich, Blackwall Lane to Temple
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Centaur Coaches
Phone
+44 20 8300 3001
Email
info@centaurtravel.co.uk
Website
centaurtravel.co.uk
Bus from Greenwich, Blackwall Lane to Temple
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Greenwich Pier to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town to Southampton Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Greenwich to Covent Garden
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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The best way to get from Greenwich to Covent Garden is to train which takes 19 min and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 59 min.

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Greenwich to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Temple, Lancaster Place station.

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Greenwich to Covent Garden train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Blackfriars station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greenwich to Covent Garden is 7 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Greenwich to Covent Garden.

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