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There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Subway  •  13 min

  1. Take the subway from Paddington station to Piccadilly Circus station Bakerloo

£3 - £4

Cheapest option

Line 98 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 98 bus from Edgware Road to Tottenham Court Road, New Oxford Street 98 / ...

£2

3 alternative options

Subway via Charing Cross station  •  22 min

  1. Take the subway from Paddington station to Charing Cross station Bakerloo

£2 - £3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station 3.1 miles

£10 - £13

Walk  •  53 min

  1. Walk from London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station 2.8 miles

London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station by subways

The subway journey time between London Paddington Station and Covent Garden Station is around 18 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 16 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), the London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station subway service departs from Paddington station and arrives in Covent Garden station. Typically 2481 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
18 min
Fastest subway time:
16 min
Subways per week:
2481
Cheapest price:
£3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:02
Last subway departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station subway schedules

Subways departing Sunday, June 13, 2021

London Paddington Station → Covent Garden Station
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station is to line 98 bus which costs £2 and takes 43 min.

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The fastest way to get from London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £10 - £13 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edgware Road and arriving at Tottenham Court Road, New Oxford Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paddington station station and arriving at Charing Cross station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Covent Garden Station is 2 miles.

The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station without a car is to subway which takes 13 min and costs £3 - £4.

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It takes approximately 13 min to get from London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Edgware Road station.

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London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Paddington station.

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London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Tottenham Court Road, New Oxford Street station.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station.
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  • Distance: 2.3 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Covent Garden Station, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Paddington station to Piccadilly Circus station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Edgware Road to Tottenham Court Road, New Oxford Street every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 24 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington station to Piccadilly Circus station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Paddington station to Charing Cross station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Edgware Road to Tottenham Court Road, New Oxford Street
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.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.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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London Paddington Station to Covent Garden Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Piccadilly Circus station.

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