There are 8 ways to get from Kensington Palace 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  •  15 min

  1. Take the Tube from Queensway Underground Station to Tottenham Court Road Underground Station Central

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Kensington Palace to Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden 9 / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Line 49 bus, Tube  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 49 bus from Kensington Palace to Gloucester Road 49
  2. Take the Tube from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Covent Garden Underground Station Piccadilly

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kensington Palace to Covent Garden 3.3 miles

$18 - $23

Rideshare  •  44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Greater London to London 2.1 miles

$4

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Kensington Palace to Covent Garden 3.3 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Walk from Kensington Palace to Covent Garden 3.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  36 min

  1. Cycle from Vicarage Gate, Kensington to Southampton Street, Strand 3.7 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kensington Palace to Covent Garden is to line 9 bus which costs £2 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kensington Palace to Covent Garden is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs £14 - £17.

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The distance between Kensington Palace and Covent Garden is 5 km.

The Tube from Queensway Underground Station to Tottenham Court Road Underground Station takes 8 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kensington Palace 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 31 min.

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

London Buses operates a bus from Kensington Palace to Covent Garden every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Queensway Underground Station to Tottenham Court Road Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Covent Garden Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 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 Palace to Gloucester Road
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Kensington Palace to Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
31 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 Palace to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$10 - $16
uberACCESS
$11 - $16
uberASSIST
$11 - $16
uberX
$11 - $16
uberXL
$16 - $22
UberEXEC
$22 - $30
UberLUX
$30 - $50
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Vicarage Gate, Kensington to Southampton Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Kensington Palace to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$18 - $23
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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