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There are 8 ways to get from The Shard to Covent Garden by subway, train, ferry, 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

Subway  •  7 min

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

$2 - $4

7 alternative options

Train  •  9 min

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

$5 - $8

Ferry  •  20 min

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

$6 - $9

Line 521 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 521 bus from London Bridge Bus Station to Temple, Aldwych Somerset House 521 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from The Shard to Covent Garden 2.5 miles

$15 - $18

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from The Shard to Covent Garden 2.5 miles

$8 - $14

Walk  •  38 min

  1. Walk from The Shard to Covent Garden 2 miles

Bikeshare  •  20 min

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

$7 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from The Shard to Covent Garden is to line 521 bus which costs £2 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Shard to Covent Garden is to subway which costs £1 - £3 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Bridge Bus Station station and arriving at Temple, Aldwych Somerset House. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from London Bridge City Pier and arriving at Embankment Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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

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The distance between The Shard and Covent Garden is 2 miles.

The best way to get from The Shard to Covent Garden without a car is to subway which takes 7 min and costs £1 - £3.

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The subway from London Bridge station to Waterloo station takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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The Shard to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at London Bridge Bus Station.

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The Shard to Covent Garden train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Bridge station.

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Map of how to get from The Shard to Covent Garden.
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  • Distance: 1.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

What companies run services between The Shard, England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

Southeastern operates a train from The Shard to Covent Garden every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from The Shard to Covent Garden every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge Bus Station to Temple, Aldwych Somerset House
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from London Bridge City Pier to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from The Shard to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$8 - $14
Access
$9 - $13
Assist
$9 - $13
UberX
$9 - $13
UberXL
$12 - $18
Exec
$17 - $23
Lux
$26 - $35
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Duke Street Hill, London Bridge to Southampton Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from The Shard to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$15 - $18
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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The best way to get from The Shard to Covent Garden is to train which takes 9 min and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can line 521 bus, which costs £2 and takes 30 min.

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The Shard to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Temple, Aldwych Somerset House station.

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The Shard to Covent Garden train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Charing Cross station.

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There are 8757+ hotels available in Covent Garden. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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