There are 8 ways to get from The Shard to China Town by subway, train, 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

Tube  •  15 min

  1. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Leicester Square Underground Station Northern

$4

Cheapest option

Night bus via Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross  •  25 min

  1. Take the night bus from London Bridge Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N199

$3

6 alternative options

Train  •  18 min

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

$5 - $8

Night bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the night bus from London Bridge Station to Charing Cross, Bedford Street N21 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from The Shard to China Town 3.1 miles

$18 - $23

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from The Shard to China Town 3.1 miles

$12 - $19

Walk  •  44 min

  1. Walk from The Shard to China Town 2.3 miles

Bikeshare  •  28 min

  1. Cycle from Duke Street Hill, London Bridge to Wardour Street, Soho 2.9 miles

What companies run services between The Shard, England and China Town, England?

Southeastern operates a train from The Shard to China Town every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 8 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to Leicester Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from London Bridge Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from London Bridge Station to Charing Cross, Bedford Street
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from The Shard to China Town
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$12 - $19
uberASSIST
$15 - $22
uberX
$15 - $22
ACCESS
$14 - $20
uberXL
$19 - $26
UberEXEC
$30 - $45
UberLUX
$45 - $70
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Duke Street Hill, London Bridge to Wardour Street, Soho
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from The Shard to China Town
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$18 - $23
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 The Shard to China Town?

The distance between The Shard and China Town is 3 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from The Shard to China Town?

The cheapest way to get from The Shard to China Town is to night bus which costs £2 and takes 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from The Shard to China Town?

The quickest way to get from The Shard to China Town is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs £13 - £16.

Is there a direct train between The Shard and China Town?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Bridge and arriving at London Charing Cross. Services depart every five minutes. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

Is there a direct bus between The Shard and China Town?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from London Bridge Station and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. This bus operates Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

How long does it take to get from The Shard to China Town?

It takes approximately 15 min to get from The Shard to China Town, including transfers.