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There are 8 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Holborn & Covent Garden by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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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Subway via Oxford Circus station  •  11 min

  1. Take the subway from Paddington station to Oxford Circus station Bakerloo
  2. Take the subway from Oxford Circus station to Holborn station Central

£3

Cheapest option

Line 205 bus  •  19 min

  1. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington Rail Station to Euston Square 205 / ...

£2

6 alternative options

Subway  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from Paddington to Farringdon station Circle / ...

£2 - £3

Subway #2  •  18 min

  1. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Holborn station Central

£2 - £3

Line 98 bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 98 bus from Edgware Road to Holborn, Red Lion Square 98 / ...

£2

Line 46 bus  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the line 46 bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Holborn, Grays Inn Road Theobalds Road 46

£2

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Holborn & Covent Garden 3.3 miles

£11 - £13

Walk  •  56 min

  1. Walk from London Paddington Station to Holborn & Covent Garden 2.9 miles

London Paddington Station → Holborn & Covent Garden
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Holborn & Covent Garden is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from London Paddington Station to Holborn & Covent Garden is to line 205 bus, which costs £2 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Holborn & Covent Garden is to taxi which costs £11 - £13 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paddington Rail Station station and arriving at Euston Square. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paddington and arriving at Farringdon station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Holborn & Covent Garden is 3 miles.

The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Holborn & Covent Garden without a car is to subway via Oxford Circus station which takes 11 min and costs £3 - £4.

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It takes approximately 11 min to get from London Paddington Station to Holborn & Covent Garden, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Holborn & Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Paddington Rail Station.

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

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London Paddington Station to Holborn & Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Euston Square station.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Holborn & Covent Garden.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

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

You can take a vehicle from London Paddington Station to Holborn & Covent Garden via Oxford Circus station in around 11 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Paddington Rail Station to Euston Square every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 15 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 Oxford Circus station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Oxford Circus station to Holborn station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Paddington to Farringdon station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Holborn station
Ave. Duration
8 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 Paddington Rail Station to Euston Square
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Edgware Road to Holborn, Red Lion Square
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Holborn, Grays Inn Road Theobalds Road
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Holborn & Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
£11 - £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 Holborn & Covent Garden train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Holborn station.

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