There are 6 ways to get from Westminster Abbey to The Shard by subway, 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  •  15 min

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

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Ferry  •  28 min

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

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Westminster Abbey to The Shard 2.7 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Westminster Abbey to The Shard 2.7 miles

$12 - $18

Walk  •  40 min

  1. Walk from Westminster Abbey to The Shard 2.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  26 min

  1. Cycle from Abingdon Green, Westminster to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge 2.6 miles

What companies run services between Westminster Abbey, England and The Shard, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Westminster Abbey to The Shard every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 4 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Westminster Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Westminster Pier to London Bridge City Pier
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Westminster Abbey to The Shard
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$12 - $18
uberASSIST
$14 - $21
uberX
$14 - $21
ACCESS
$13 - $19
uberXL
$17 - $25
UberEXEC
$28 - $40
UberLUX
$45 - $65
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Abingdon Green, Westminster to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Westminster Abbey to The Shard
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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

How far is it from Westminster Abbey to The Shard?

The distance between Westminster Abbey and The Shard is 3 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Westminster Abbey to The Shard?

The cheapest way to get from Westminster Abbey to The Shard is to Tube which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Westminster Abbey to The Shard?

The quickest way to get from Westminster Abbey to The Shard is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs £11 - £15.

Is there a direct ferry between Westminster Abbey and The Shard?

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Westminster Pier and arriving at London Bridge City Pier. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Westminster Abbey to The Shard?

The Tube from Westminster Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station takes 4 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.