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There are 8 ways to get from London to The Shard by subway, train, ferry, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Map of how to get from London to The Shard.
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  • Distance: 1.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from London to The Shard every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 7 minutes. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from London to The Shard every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 14 minutes.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Avg. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall to London Bridge Borough High St
Avg. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Blackfriars Pier to London Bridge City Pier
Avg. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London to The Shard
Avg. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$11 - $17
uberASSIST
$12 - $18
uberX
$12 - $18
ACCESS
$11 - $17
uberXL
$17 - $24
UberEXEC
$24 - $35
UberLUX
$40 - $55
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Craven Street, Strand to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge
Avg. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi
Avg. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
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

How far is it from London to The Shard?

The distance between London and The Shard is 3 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to The Shard?

The cheapest way to get from London to The Shard is to bus which costs £2 and takes 18 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from London to The Shard?

The quickest way to get from London to The Shard is to Tube which takes 6 minutes and costs £2.

Is there a direct train between London and The Shard?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart every five minutes. The journey takes approximately 7 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between London and The Shard?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Royal Festival Hall and arriving at London Bridge Borough High St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 minutes.

Is there a direct ferry between London and The Shard?

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Blackfriars Pier and arriving at London Bridge City Pier. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 minutes.

How long does it take to get from London to The Shard?

The Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station takes 2 minutes including transfers and departs every five minutes.