There are 6 ways to get from London Eye to The Shard by ferry, 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.

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Ferry  •  18 min

  1. Take the ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to London Bridge City Pier Rb1x / ...

$7 - $9

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Line 381 bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the line 381 bus from Waterloo, County Hall to London Bridge Station 381 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Eye to The Shard 2 miles

$12 - $15

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Eye to The Shard 2 miles

$7 - $13

Walk  •  31 min

  1. Walk from London Eye to The Shard 1.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  21 min

  1. Cycle from Jubilee Gardens, South Bank to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge 1.9 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Eye to The Shard is to line 381 bus which costs £2 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Eye to The Shard is to taxi which costs £9 - £12 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo, County Hall and arriving at London Bridge Station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier and arriving at London Bridge City Pier. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between London Eye and The Shard is 1 miles.

The best way to get from London Eye to The Shard without a car is to ferry which takes 18 min and costs £5 - £7.

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The ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to London Bridge City Pier takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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London Eye to The Shard bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo, County Hall station.

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

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There are 8324+ hotels available in The Shard. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Eye to The Shard.
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  • Distance: 1.4 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from London Eye to The Shard every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 16 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo, County Hall to London Bridge Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to London Bridge City Pier
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Eye to The Shard
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$7 - $13
Access
$8 - $11
Assist
$8 - $11
UberX
$8 - $11
UberXL
$11 - $15
Exec
$14 - $20
Lux
$22 - $29
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Jubilee Gardens, South Bank to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from London Eye to The Shard
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
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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