There are 8 ways to get from Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard by train, ferry, bus, night bus, 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  •  14 min

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

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the bus from Covent Garden Catherine Street to London Bridge Station Rv1 / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  22 min

  1. Take the ferry from Embankment Pier to London Bridge City Pier Rb1 / ...

$7 - $10

Night bus  •  13 min

  1. Take the night bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to London Bridge Bus Station N343 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard 2.7 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard 2.7 miles

$12 - $18

Walk  •  36 min

  1. Walk from Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard 1.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  22 min

  1. Cycle from Southampton Street, Strand to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge 2.2 miles

What companies run services between Strand Palace Hotel, England and The Shard, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden Catherine Street to London Bridge Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to London Bridge Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Embankment Pier to London Bridge City Pier
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$12 - $18
uberASSIST
$15 - $21
uberX
$15 - $21
ACCESS
$13 - $20
uberXL
$18 - $25
UberEXEC
$29 - $40
UberLUX
$45 - $65
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Southampton Street, Strand to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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 Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard?

The distance between Strand Palace Hotel and The Shard is 2 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard?

The cheapest way to get from Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard is to bus which costs £2 and takes 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard?

The quickest way to get from Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs £12 - £15.

Is there a direct train between Strand Palace Hotel and The Shard?

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

Is there a direct bus between Strand Palace Hotel and The Shard?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Covent Garden Catherine Street and arriving at London Bridge Station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

Is there a direct ferry between Strand Palace Hotel and The Shard?

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Embankment Pier and arriving at London Bridge City Pier. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Strand Palace Hotel to The Shard?

The train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.