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There are 6 ways to get from The Shard to Southbank Centre by bus, ferry, 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.

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Line 381 bus  •  20m

  1. Take the line 381 bus from London Bridge Station to Waterloo Road 381 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Ferry  •  26m

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

$6 - $9

Line 521 bus  •  35m

  1. Take the line 521 bus from London Bridge Bus Station to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank 521

$3

Taxi  •  6m

  1. Take a taxi from The Shard to Southbank Centre 1.4 miles

$7 - $9

Uber  •  6m

  1. Take an Uber from The Shard to Southbank Centre 1.4 miles

$6 - $11

Walk  •  28m

  1. Walk from The Shard to Southbank Centre 1.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from The Shard to Southbank Centre is to line 381 bus which costs £2 and takes 20m.

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The quickest way to get from The Shard to Southbank Centre is to taxi which costs £5 - £7 and takes 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Bridge Station station and arriving at Waterloo Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate 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 Embankment Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14m.

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The distance between The Shard and Southbank Centre is 1 miles.

The best way to get from The Shard to Southbank Centre without a car is to line 381 bus which takes 20m and costs £2.

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The line 381 bus from London Bridge Station to Waterloo Road takes 12m including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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The Shard to Southbank Centre bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at London Bridge Station.

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The Shard to Southbank Centre bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Waterloo Road station.

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There are 9091+ hotels available in Southbank Centre. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from The Shard to Southbank Centre.
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  • Distance: 1.3 miles
  • Duration: 20m

What companies run services between The Shard, England and Southbank Centre, England?

London Buses operates a bus from The Shard to Southbank Centre every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 12m.

Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge Station to Waterloo Road
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from London Bridge Bus Station to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
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 Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
London River Services
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from The Shard to Southbank Centre
Ave. Duration
6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$6 - $10
Assist
$6 - $10
UberX
$6 - $10
Pool
$6 - $11
UberXL
$9 - $12
Exec
$13 - $15
Lux
$18 - $21
Taxi from The Shard to Southbank Centre
Ave. Duration
6m
Estimated price
$7 - $9
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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