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Recommended option

Tube  •  12 min

  1. Jubilee

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 min

  1. N5 / ...

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Tube via Green Park Underground Station  •  13 min

  1. Jubilee
  2. Piccadilly

$4 - $5

Train  •  19 min

$5 - $40

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. 4.2 miles

$23 - $28

Uber  •  9 min

  1. 4.2 miles

$14 - $21

Walk  •  1 h 10 min

  1. 3.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  21 min

  1. 3.6 miles

What companies run services between Swiss Cottage, Greater London, England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Swiss Cottage to Covent Garden hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 15 min. Green Line (operated by Arriva) also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Thameslink operates a train from Swiss Cottage to Covent Garden every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 19 min. CrossCountry also services this route hourly.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Swiss Cottage Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Swiss Cottage Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Green Park Underground Station to Covent Garden Underground Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Gospel Oak, Upper Park Road to Leicester Square
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Finchley Road to Temple, Aldwych Somerset House
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Swiss Cottage to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$14 - $21
uberACCESS
$14 - $20
uberASSIST
$14 - $20
uberX
$14 - $20
uberXL
$20 - $28
UberEXEC
$25 - $35
UberLUX
$40 - $55
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Charlbert Street, St. John's Wood to Southampton Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Swiss Cottage to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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

The distance between Swiss Cottage and Covent Garden is 5 km.

The cheapest way to get from Swiss Cottage to Covent Garden is to bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Swiss Cottage to Covent Garden is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs £17 - £21.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from West Hampstead Thameslink and arriving at London Blackfriars. Services depart every 10 minutes. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gospel Oak, Upper Park Road and arriving at Leicester Square. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

The Tube from Swiss Cottage Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station takes 12 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.