There are 5 ways to get from Royal Victoria Dock to The Shard by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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, Tube  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Pontoon Dock DLR Station to Canning Town DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the Tube from Canning Town Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station Jubilee

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Station to Tower Gateway N551

$3

3 alternative options

Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Pontoon Dock DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Royal Victoria Dock to The Shard 6.4 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Royal Victoria Dock to The Shard 6.4 miles

$1 - $2

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Royal Victoria Dock to The Shard is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Royal Victoria Dock to The Shard is to taxi which costs £27 - £35 and takes 16 min.

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The distance between Royal Victoria Dock and The Shard is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 30 min to get from Royal Victoria Dock to The Shard, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Custom House Station station and arriving at Tower Gateway. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pontoon Dock DLR Station station and arriving at Bank DLR Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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What companies run services between Royal Victoria Dock, England and The Shard, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Royal Victoria Dock to The Shard every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Royal Victoria Dock to The Shard hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 26 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Pontoon Dock DLR Station to Canning Town DLR Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Pontoon Dock DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Royal Victoria Dock to The Shard
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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