Southwark Cathedral is situated less than five minutes walking distance from London Bridge station


The Cathedral is well served by a number of trains, buses, tube and boats.  Unfortunately there is no car parking available at the Cathedral.

We recommend using the TFL Journey Planner to plan your visit if you are using the London Underground, buses, Docklands Light Railway (DLR) or the river buses and cruises.

By Rail

  • London Bridge Station – 5 minutes walk
  • Cannon Street Station – 10 minutes walk
  • Blackfriars Station – 15 minute walk

National Rail planner for trains can be found here

London Underground

  • London Bridge Station (Jubilee and Northern Lines) 5 minutes walk
  • Monument (Circle & District Lines) 8 minutes walk
  • Cannon Street Station (Circle & District Lines) 10 minutes walk
  • Bank Station (Northern & Central Lines) 15 minutes walk


  • Bank Station (Northern & Central Lines) - 15 minutes walk


  • Routes 17, 21 ,35,40, 43,47,48, 133 ,141,149, 344, RV1 all stop at London Bridge Station, London Bridge or Borough High Street.  We recommend you visit the TFL link here

River Services

MBNA Thames Clippers are the fastest and most frequent fleet on the river with departures from major London piers every 20 minutes.  Their services stretch from Putney to Royal Arsenal Woolwich and cater for all, from early morning communters to families wanting a day out on the river.

You can find out more information from their website here and the closest piers to the Cathedral are;

  • London Bridge City Pier – 7 minutes walk
  • Bankside Pier – 15 minutes walk

Car Parking

There is no car parking in the vicinity of the Cathedral.  The nearest car park is in St Thomas Street. Details of charges and times can be found on their website here.



Bicycle parking is available just outside the Cathedral (opposite Borough Market) and there are additional areas on the north side of the Cathedral on Montague Close.

Santander Cycle docking stations are located in Duke Street Hill just outside London Bridge Station on Tooley Street as well as outside the Hop Exchange on Southwark Street.

Southwark Cathedral is part of the of the Cathedrals Cycle Route which links all 42 Church of England Cathedrals and is a new initiative to promote greener travel and mental and physical well-being.

Our Cycle Champion is Revd. Canon Jay Colwill who can be contacted by email in advance of your journey.

Why not buy a Pilgrims Passport either from the Cathedral Shop or online which can be stamped on your arrival in the shop or at the Welcome Desk in the Cathedral or from the courtyard entrance on the north side of the Cathedral from 21 June.

Information on the Cathedrals Cycle Route can be found here

Coach Drop Offs

We suggest using London Bridge Street or Southwark Bridge Road.

Coach Parking

Universal Car Parks is conveniently located in Great Suffolk Street which is a 10-15 minute walk from the Cathedral.  For charges and further information please visit their website here

The Cathedral address is:

Southwark Cathedral

London Bridge