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Getting Here

 

ON FOOT

The best way to get to Covent Garden and discover its secret passages and surrounding areas is to walk. To find out the best route for you, visit Google Maps 

 

BY UNDERGROUND

Covent Garden is on the Piccadilly Line. Covent Garden's tube station is a very short walk from the Market Building at the end of James Street. Covent Garden underground station only has lifts up from the platforms so it can be slow-going at busy times. During peak times we suggest getting off at Leicester Square, which is a short walk to Covent Garden.  Use TFL’s Journey Planner to help find your best journey

 

BY BIKE

There are bike racks in Southampton Street, Bow Street, and on the corner of Russell Street & Wellington Street.

For more information on cycling in central London, visit the Transport for London web site

 

BY BUS

If you're heading for Covent Garden by bus, the RV1 stops at Covent Garden. The 9, 13, 15, 23, 139 and 153 all stop at Trafalgar Square and Aldwych (both a short walk from the Market Building). The No. 24 stops at Leicester Square; Covent Garden is signposted from there. For more information on buses in London, visit the Transport for London website

 

BY TAXI

Hail a London Black Cab and just ask the driver to take you to Covent Garden.

 

BY CAR

If possible, it is best to avoid driving to Covent Garden as parking is very restricted. There is limited on-street parking with meters on some surrounding roads.

If driving, it is essential to remember to pay the Congestion Charge. The charge can be paid online, in selected shops and petrol stations, by post, by SMS from your mobile phone or by phone on +44 (0)20 7649 9122. Two of the largest car park providers in central London are Masterpark and NCP.

 

BY BOAT

The closest jetty to Covent Garden where regular boats dock is at Embankment. You can find out more information on the Transport for London website

 

 

Local Tube Stations

COVENT GARDEN

LEICESTER SQUARE - 5 minutes walk

CHARING CROSS - 6 minutes walk

HOLBORN - 10 minutes walk

TEMPLE -  11 minutes walk

TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD - 12 minutes walk