There are 10 ways to get from Trafalgar Square to Tower Bridge by subway, train, bus, ferry, 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 via Charing Cross Underground Station  •  21 min

  1. Take the Tube from Charing Cross Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station Bakerloo
  2. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station Circle / ...

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus The Kings Ferry  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Embankment to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London 715 / ...

$3

8 alternative options

Train  •  25 min

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

$5 - $8

Tube  •  24 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station Circle / ...

$2 - $4

Bus London Buses  •  25 min

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London N15 / ...

$3

Ferry  •  41 min

  1. Take the ferry from Embankment Pier to Wapping, St. Katharine's Pier Circular Cruise Westminster

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trafalgar Square to Tower Bridge 2.9 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Trafalgar Square to Tower Bridge 2.9 miles

$10 - $15

Walk  •  52 min

  1. Walk from Trafalgar Square to Tower Bridge 2.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  34 min

  1. Cycle from Craven Street, Strand to St. Katharine's Way, Tower 2.9 miles

What companies run services between Trafalgar Square, England and Tower Bridge, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Trafalgar Square to Tower Bridge every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Trafalgar Square to Tower Bridge every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 14 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Charing Cross Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station
Ave. Duration
1 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Redwing Coaches
Phone
+44 1474 322002
Email
info@redwing-coaches.co.uk
Website
redwingcoaches-northkent.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
redwingcoaches-northkent.co.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Embankment Pier to Wapping, St. Katharine's Pier
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Trafalgar Square to Tower Bridge
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$10 - $15
uberACCESS
$10 - $14
uberASSIST
$10 - $14
uberX
$10 - $14
uberXL
$14 - $19
UberEXEC
$19 - $26
UberLUX
$29 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Craven Street, Strand to St. Katharine's Way, Tower
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Trafalgar Square to Tower Bridge
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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

The distance between Trafalgar Square and Tower Bridge is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Trafalgar Square to Tower Bridge is to bus which costs £2 and takes 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Trafalgar Square to Tower Bridge is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs £12 - £16.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart every five minutes. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Tower Hill, The Tower Of London. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Embankment Pier and arriving at Wapping, St. Katharine's Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

It takes approximately 21 min to get from Trafalgar Square to Tower Bridge, including transfers.