There are 7 ways to get from Kensington to Covent Garden by subway, bus, taxi, rideshare, 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

Tube  •  14 min

  1. Piccadilly

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus  •  35 min

  1. 9 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. 3.8 miles

$21 - $26

Rideshare  •  19 min

  1. 2.1 miles

$4

Uber  •  8 min

  1. 3.8 miles

$12 - $19

Walk  •  1 h 10 min

  1. 3.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  30 min

  1. 3.9 miles

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

London Buses operates a bus from Kensington to Covent Garden every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Earl's Court Underground Station to Covent Garden Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Kensington, Phillimore Gardens to Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Greater London to London
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Kensington to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$12 - $19
uberACCESS
$13 - $18
uberASSIST
$13 - $18
uberX
$13 - $18
uberXL
$18 - $25
UberEXEC
$23 - $35
UberLUX
$35 - $50
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Phillimore Gardens, Kensington to Southampton Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Kensington to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
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 Kensington and Covent Garden is 5 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kensington to Covent Garden is to line 9 bus which costs £2 and takes 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Kensington to Covent Garden is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs £15 - £19.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kensington, Phillimore Gardens and arriving at Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

The Tube from Earl's Court Underground Station to Covent Garden Underground Station takes 14 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.