There are 8 ways to get from The Shard to Covent Garden by subway, train, ferry, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Tube  •  7 min

  1. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station Jubilee

$2 - $3

7 alternative options

Train  •  10 min

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

$5 - $7

Ferry  •  20 min

  1. Take the ferry from London Bridge City Pier to Embankment Pier Rb1x / ...

$6 - $9

Bus  •  23 min

  1. Take the bus from London Bridge Station to Covent Garden Catherine Street Rv1 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  7 min

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

$14 - $18

Uber  •  7 min

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

$8 - $13

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from The Shard to Covent Garden is to bus which costs £2 and takes 23 min.

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

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

The Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Bridge Station station and arriving at Covent Garden Catherine Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 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. The journey takes approximately 9 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 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The best way to get from The Shard to Covent Garden is to train which takes 10 min and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 23 min.

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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 - $7 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from The Shard to Covent Garden every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
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 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge Station to Covent Garden Catherine Street
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from London Bridge City Pier to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$8 - $13
Access
$9 - $13
Assist
$9 - $13
UberX
$9 - $13
UberXL
$12 - $18
Exec
$17 - $23
Lux
$26 - $35
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Duke Street Hill, London Bridge to Southampton Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from The Shard to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$14 - $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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