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There are 7 ways to get from London to The Shard by subway, train, bus, ferry, taxi, towncar or foot

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Subway  •  7m

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to London Bridge station Jubilee

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Train  •  8m

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge

$5 - $8

Line 381 bus  •  15m

  1. Take the line 381 bus from Waterloo Road to London Bridge Station 381

$3

Ferry  •  21m

  1. Take the ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to London Bridge City Pier Rb1

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  9m

  1. Take a taxi from London to The Shard 2.9 miles

$10 - $13

Uber  •  9m

  1. Take an Uber from London to The Shard 2.9 miles

$10 - $15

Walk  •  38m

  1. Walk from London to The Shard 2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from London to The Shard is to line 381 bus which costs £2 and takes 15m.

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The quickest way to get from London to The Shard is to subway which costs £1 - £3 and takes 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Road and arriving at London Bridge Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12m.

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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 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15m.

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

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The distance between London and The Shard is 2 miles.

The best way to get from London to The Shard without a car is to subway which takes 7m and costs £1 - £3.

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The subway from Waterloo station to London Bridge station takes 3m including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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London to The Shard bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Road station.

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London to The Shard train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

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Map of how to get from London to The Shard.
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  • Distance: 1.8 miles
  • Duration: 7m

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 7m. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from London to The Shard every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 12m.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to London Bridge City Pier
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
London River Services
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London to The Shard
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$9 - $14
Assist
$9 - $14
UberX
$9 - $14
Pool
$10 - $15
UberXL
$13 - $18
Exec
$16 - $22
Lux
$25 - $35
Taxi from London to The Shard
Ave. Duration
9m
Estimated price
$10 - $13
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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The best way to get from London to The Shard is to train which takes 8m and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can line 381 bus, which costs £2 and takes 15m.

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

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London to The Shard train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Bridge station.

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There are 9032+ hotels available in The Shard. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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