There are 8 ways to get from Holborn to The Shard by train, ferry, subway, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Train  •  9 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge

£1 - £10

7 alternative options

Ferry  •  16 min

  1. Take the ferry from Embankment Pier to London Bridge City Pier Rb2

£5 - £7

Subway, line 141 bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the subway from Holborn station to Bank station Central
  2. Take the line 141 bus from City of London, Bank Station Princes Street to London Bridge Bus Station 141 / ...

£6 - £7

Subway  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from Holborn station to Bank station Central

£4 - £5

Line 521 bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 521 bus from Holborn Station to London Bridge Bus Station 521

£2

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Holborn to The Shard 2.3 miles

£8 - £11

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Holborn to The Shard 2.3 miles

£8 - £11

Walk  •  43 min

  1. Walk from Holborn to The Shard 2.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Holborn to The Shard is to line 521 bus which costs £2 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holborn to The Shard is to taxi which costs £8 - £11 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Holborn Station station and arriving at London Bridge Bus Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Embankment Pier and arriving at London Bridge City Pier. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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

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The distance between Holborn and The Shard is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Holborn to The Shard without a car is to train which takes 9 min and costs £1 - £10.

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

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Holborn to The Shard bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Holborn Station.

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Holborn to The Shard train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

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Map of how to get from Holborn to The Shard.
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  • Distance: 1.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

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 £1 - £10 and the journey takes 7 min. Thameslink also services this route every 10 minutes. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Holborn to The Shard every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£2 - £3
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, Bank Station Princes Street to London Bridge Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Holborn Station to London Bridge Bus Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Embankment Pier to London Bridge City Pier
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
London River Services
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Holborn to The Shard
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Signup at
uber.com
Access
£8 - £11
Assist
£8 - £12
UberX
£8 - £12
UberXL
£11 - £15
Exec
£13 - £18
Lux
£18 - £24
Taxi from Holborn to The Shard
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
£8 - £11
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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The best way to get from Holborn to The Shard is to train which takes 9 min and costs £1 - £10. Alternatively, you can line 521 bus, which costs £2 and takes 27 min.

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Holborn to The Shard bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at London Bridge Bus Station.

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Holborn to The Shard train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Bridge station.

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There are 4648+ hotels available in The Shard. Prices start at £75 per night.

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