There are 8 ways to get from Holborn to The Shard by train, ferry, 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

Train  •  8 min

$4 - $40

Cheapest option

Tube  •  18 min

  1. Central

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  11 min

  1. Rb1 / ...

$6 - $8

Line 521 bus  •  28 min

  1. 521

$3

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. 3 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  10 min

  1. 3 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  41 min

  1. 2.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  22 min

  1. 2.6 miles

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

Southeastern operates a train from Holborn to The Shard every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 7 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Holborn to The Shard every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Holborn Station to London Bridge Bus Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Blackfriars Pier to London Bridge City Pier
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Holborn to The Shard
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$10 - $16
uberACCESS
$10 - $15
uberASSIST
$10 - $15
uberX
$10 - $15
uberXL
$14 - $20
UberEXEC
$19 - $26
UberLUX
$30 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Southampton Place, Holborn to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Holborn to The Shard
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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

The distance between Holborn and The Shard is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Holborn to The Shard is to line 521 bus which costs £2 and takes 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Holborn to The Shard is to train which takes 8 min and costs £3 - £27.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart every five minutes. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Holborn Station and arriving at London Bridge Bus Station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Blackfriars Pier and arriving at London Bridge City Pier. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

The train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.