There are 8 ways to get from Pimlico to Covent Garden by train, subway, bus, ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 min

  1. Take the train from Vauxhall to London Waterloo

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Tube  •  5 min

  1. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station Circle / ...

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the bus from Pimlico, Belgrave Road to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square 24 / ...

$2 - $9

Ferry  •  17 min

  1. Take the ferry from Battersea Power Station Pier to Embankment Pier Rb1 / ...

$8 - $10

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pimlico to Covent Garden 2.3 miles

$14 - $18

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pimlico to Covent Garden 2.3 miles

$8 - $13

Walk  •  40 min

  1. Walk from Pimlico to Covent Garden 2.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  17 min

  1. Cycle from Alderney Street, Pimlico to Southampton Street, Strand 2.4 miles

What companies run services between Pimlico, England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Pimlico to Covent Garden every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 4 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Pimlico to Covent Garden every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 16 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Millbank, Horseferry Road to Temple
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from Millbank, Horseferry Road to Temple
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Battersea Power Station Pier to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pimlico to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$8 - $13
uberACCESS
$8 - $12
uberASSIST
$8 - $12
uberX
$8 - $12
UberEXEC
$16 - $22
uberXL
$12 - $17
UberLUX
$25 - $35
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Alderney Street, Pimlico to Southampton Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Pimlico to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Pimlico to Covent Garden?

The distance between Pimlico and Covent Garden is 3 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Pimlico to Covent Garden?

The cheapest way to get from Pimlico to Covent Garden is to bus which costs £2 - £6 and takes 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Pimlico to Covent Garden?

The quickest way to get from Pimlico to Covent Garden is to train which takes 4 min and costs £3 - £5.

Is there a direct train between Pimlico and Covent Garden?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vauxhall and arriving at London Waterloo. Services depart every five minutes. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

Is there a direct bus between Pimlico and Covent Garden?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pimlico, Belgrave Road and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

Is there a direct ferry between Pimlico and Covent Garden?

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Battersea Power Station Pier and arriving at Embankment Pier. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

How long does it take to get from Pimlico to Covent Garden?

The train from Vauxhall to London Waterloo takes 4 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.