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There are 6 ways to get from The Shard to Big Ben by subway, ferry, night 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  •  9m

  1. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Westminster station Jubilee

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Ferry  •  24m

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

$7 - $10

Night bus  •  17m

  1. Take the night bus from London Bridge Station to Westminster, Parliament Square N381

$3

Taxi  •  7m

  1. Take a taxi from The Shard to Big Ben 2.2 miles

$9 - $11

Uber  •  7m

  1. Take an Uber from The Shard to Big Ben 2.2 miles

$8 - $13

Walk  •  45m

  1. Walk from The Shard to Big Ben 2.4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from The Shard to Big Ben is to night bus which costs £2 and takes 17m.

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The quickest way to get from The Shard to Big Ben is to taxi which costs £6 - £9 and takes 7m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from London Bridge Station station and arriving at Westminster, Parliament Square. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from London Bridge City Pier and arriving at Westminster Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16m.

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The distance between The Shard and Big Ben is 2 miles.

The best way to get from The Shard to Big Ben without a car is to subway which takes 9m and costs £1 - £3.

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The subway from London Bridge station to Westminster station takes 5m including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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The Shard to Big Ben bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at London Bridge Station.

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The Shard to Big Ben bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Westminster, Parliament Square station.

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There are 9094+ hotels available in Big Ben. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from The Shard to Big Ben.
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  • Distance: 1.7 miles
  • Duration: 9m

What companies run services between The Shard, England and Big Ben, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from The Shard to Big Ben every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 5m.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from London Bridge Station to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from London Bridge City Pier to Westminster Pier
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
London River Services
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from The Shard to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
7m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$8 - $12
Assist
$8 - $12
UberX
$8 - $12
Pool
$8 - $13
UberXL
$11 - $15
Exec
$14 - $19
Lux
$20 - $27
Taxi from The Shard to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
7m
Estimated price
$9 - $11
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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