There are 8 ways to get from Westminster to The Shard by subway, train, ferry, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Tube  •  8 min

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

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 min

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

$1 - $8

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  17 min

  1. Take the ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to London Bridge City Pier Rb1x / ...

$7 - $9

Line 381 bus  •  19 min

  1. Take the line 381 bus from Waterloo, County Hall to London Bridge Station 381 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Westminster to The Shard 3 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Westminster to The Shard 3 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  48 min

  1. Walk from Westminster to The Shard 2.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  25 min

  1. Cycle from Kings Gate House, Westminster to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge 2.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Westminster to The Shard is to line 381 bus which costs £2 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Westminster to The Shard is to Tube which costs £1 - £3 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo, County Hall and arriving at London Bridge Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier and arriving at London Bridge City Pier. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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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.

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The distance between Westminster and The Shard is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Westminster to The Shard without a car is to Tube which takes 8 min and costs £1 - £3.

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

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Westminster to The Shard bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo, County Hall station.

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Westminster to The Shard train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

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Map of how to get from Westminster to The Shard.
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  • Distance: 2.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Westminster to The Shard every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 7 min. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Westminster to The Shard every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo, County Hall to London Bridge Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 London Bridge City Pier
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Westminster to The Shard
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$10 - $16
Access
$10 - $15
Assist
$10 - $15
UberX
$10 - $15
UberXL
$15 - $20
Exec
$20 - $27
Lux
$30 - $45
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Kings Gate House, Westminster to Duke Street Hill, London Bridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Westminster to The Shard
Ave. Duration
10 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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The best way to get from Westminster to The Shard is to train which takes 8 min and costs £1 - £6. Alternatively, you can line 381 bus, which costs £2 and takes 19 min.

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

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Westminster to The Shard train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Bridge station.

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There are 8324+ hotels available in The Shard. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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