There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden by bus, subway, ferry, taxi, 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.

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Line 188 bus  •  2 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Temple, Lancaster Place 68 / ...

$3

Cheapest option

Tube  •  4 min

  1. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station Bakerloo

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  11 min

  1. Take the ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Embankment Pier Rb1

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden 4332 feet

$7 - $9

Walk  •  14 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden 3986 feet

Bikeshare  •  5 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Southampton Street, Strand 4227 feet

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden is to line 188 bus which costs £2 and takes 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden is to line 188 bus which costs £2 and takes 2 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Covent Garden is 3030 feet.

The line 188 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Temple, Lancaster Place takes 2 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Temple, Lancaster Place. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier and arriving at Embankment Pier. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden.
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  • Distance: 3030 feet
  • Duration: 2 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 2 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Temple, Lancaster Place
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Southampton Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
2 min
Estimated price
$7 - $9
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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