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There are 4 ways to get from The Shard to Tower Hill Station by bus, ferry, taxi or foot

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Line 343 bus  •  11 min

  1. Take the line 343 bus from London Bridge Station to Tower Gateway 343

£2

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  12 min

  1. Take the ferry from London Bridge City Pier to Tower Hill, Tower Pier Rb2

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from The Shard to Tower Hill Station 4928 feet

£5 - £7

Walk  •  15 min

  1. Walk from The Shard to Tower Hill Station 4248 feet

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from The Shard to Tower Hill Station is to line 343 bus which costs £2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Shard to Tower Hill Station is to taxi which costs £5 - £7 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Bridge Station station and arriving at Tower Gateway. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from London Bridge City Pier and arriving at Tower Hill, Tower Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 min.

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The distance between The Shard and Tower Hill Station is 2863 feet.

The best way to get from The Shard to Tower Hill Station without a car is to line 343 bus which takes 11 min and costs £2.

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The line 343 bus from London Bridge Station to Tower Gateway takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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The Shard to Tower Hill Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from London Bridge Station.

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The Shard to Tower Hill Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Tower Gateway station.

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There are 7494+ hotels available in Tower Hill Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from The Shard to Tower Hill Station.
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  • Distance: 2863 feet
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between The Shard, England and Tower Hill Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from London Bridge Station to Tower Gateway every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 8 min.

Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge Station to Tower Gateway
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Ferry operators
Thames Clippers
Phone
+44 20 7674 2251
Website
thamesclippers.com
Ferry from London Bridge City Pier to Tower Hill, Tower Pier
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Thames Clippers
Other operators
Taxi from The Shard to Tower Hill Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk

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