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There are 5 ways to get from Strood to The Shard by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Strood to London Bridge

$14 - $24

Cheapest option

Line 492 bus, train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 492 bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Sidcup 492
  2. Take the train from Sidcup to London Bridge

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Earl Estate, Maple Road Bottom to Monument 762 / ...

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Strood to The Shard 29.4 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Strood to The Shard 29.4 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Strood to The Shard is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Strood to The Shard is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Earl Estate, Maple Road Bottom and arriving at Monument. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Strood and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Strood and The Shard is 26 miles. The road distance is 29.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Strood to The Shard without a car is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £11 - £18.

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The train from Strood to London Bridge takes 1 h 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Strood to The Shard bus services, operated by Clarkes of London, depart from Earl Estate, Maple Road Bottom station.

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Strood to The Shard train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Strood station.

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The best way to get from Strood to The Shard is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £11 - £18. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Strood to The Shard.
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  • Distance: 25.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Strood, England and The Shard, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Strood to The Shard hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min. Southeastern also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Clarkes of London operates a bus from Strood to The Shard 3 times a day, and the journey takes 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Strood to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Strood to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Sidcup to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from Earl Estate, Maple Road Bottom to Monument
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Arriva London South
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Sidcup
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Strood to The Shard
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Strood to The Shard bus services, operated by Clarkes of London, arrive at Monument station.

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Strood to The Shard train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Bridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Strood to The Shard is 29 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Strood to The Shard.

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