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There are 7 ways to get from South Kensington (Station) to Covent Garden by subway, bus, taxi, rideshare, 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

Subway  •  10 min

  1. Take the subway from South Kensington station to Covent Garden station Piccadilly

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 14 bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 14 bus from South Kensington to Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown 14

$3

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Kensington (Station) to Covent Garden 2.8 miles

$16 - $20

Rideshare  •  31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Greater London to London 2.1 miles

$4

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from South Kensington (Station) to Covent Garden 2.8 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  51 min

  1. Walk from South Kensington (Station) to Covent Garden 2.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  23 min

  1. Cycle from South Kensington Station, South Kensington to Southampton Street, Strand 3.2 miles

$8 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Kensington (Station) to Covent Garden is to line 14 bus which costs £2 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Kensington (Station) to Covent Garden is to taxi which costs £12 - £15 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Kensington and arriving at Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between South Kensington (Station) and Covent Garden is 3 miles.

The best way to get from South Kensington (Station) to Covent Garden without a car is to subway which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from South Kensington station to Covent Garden station takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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South Kensington (Station) to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Kensington station.

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South Kensington (Station) to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown station.

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There are 8978+ hotels available in Covent Garden. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between South Kensington (Station) and Covent Garden. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from South Kensington (Station) to Covent Garden.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between South Kensington (Station), England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

London Buses operates a bus from South Kensington (Station) to Covent Garden every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from South Kensington station to Covent Garden station
Ave. Duration
10 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 Kensington to Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Greater London to London
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South Kensington (Station) to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$9 - $15
Access
$9 - $14
Assist
$9 - $14
UberX
$9 - $14
UberXL
$14 - $19
Exec
$18 - $25
Lux
$29 - $40
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from South Kensington Station, South Kensington to Southampton Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from South Kensington (Station) to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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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