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There are 7 ways to get from South Kensington to The Shard by subway, bus, taxi, towncar 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.

Recommended option

Subway via Westminster station  •  19m

  1. Take the subway from Gloucester Road station to Westminster station Circle / ...
  2. Take the subway from Westminster station to London Bridge station Jubilee

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 49 bus, line 35 bus  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the line 49 bus from Gloucester Road to Clapham Junction Station Falcon Road 49
  2. Take the line 35 bus from Clapham Junction Station Falcon Road to London Bridge Borough High St 35

$3

5 alternative options

Subway  •  29m

  1. Take the subway from Gloucester Road station to Monument station Circle / ...

$3 - $4

Subway #2  •  31m

  1. Take the subway from Gloucester Road station to Cannon Street station Circle / ...

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  15m

  1. Take a taxi from South Kensington to The Shard 5.3 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  15m

  1. Take an Uber from South Kensington to The Shard 5.3 miles

$15 - $22

Walk  •  1h 31m

  1. Walk from South Kensington to The Shard 4.8 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Kensington to The Shard is to line 49 bus and line 35 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from South Kensington to The Shard is to taxi which costs £12 - £16 and takes 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Kensington to The Shard. However, there are services departing from Gloucester Road and arriving at London Bridge Borough High St via Clapham Junction Station Falcon Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between South Kensington and The Shard is 4 miles.

The best way to get from South Kensington to The Shard without a car is to subway which takes 19m and costs £3 - £6.

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It takes approximately 19m to get from South Kensington to The Shard, including transfers.

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South Kensington to The Shard bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Gloucester Road station.

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South Kensington to The Shard bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at London Bridge Borough High St station.

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There are 9273+ hotels available in The Shard. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Kensington to The Shard.
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  • Distance: 4.2 miles
  • Duration: 19m

What companies run services between South Kensington, England and The Shard, England?

You can take a bus from South Kensington to The Shard via Clapham Junction Station Falcon Road and London Bridge Borough High St in around 1h 41m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Gloucester Road station to Westminster station
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Westminster station to London Bridge station
Ave. Duration
4m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Gloucester Road station to Monument station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Gloucester Road station to Cannon Street station
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Gloucester Road to Clapham Junction Station Falcon Road
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Clapham Junction Station Falcon Road to London Bridge Borough High St
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South Kensington to The Shard
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$13 - $19
Assist
$13 - $19
UberX
$13 - $19
Pool
$15 - $22
UberXL
$19 - $27
Exec
$25 - $35
Lux
$35 - $55
Taxi from South Kensington to The Shard
Ave. Duration
15m
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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