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There are 4 ways to get from Big Ben to Brent Cross by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway  •  43 min

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to Brent Cross station Northern

£2 - £3

3 alternative options

Line 113 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 113 bus from Bond Street, Selfridges to Brent Cross, North Circular Road Brent Cross 113 / ...

£4

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Big Ben to Brent Cross 7.8 miles

£40 - £50

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Big Ben to Brent Cross 7.8 miles

£1 - £2

Big Ben to Brent Cross by walk and subway

The journey time between Big Ben and Brent Cross is around 24 min and covers a distance of around 8 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 23 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), the Big Ben to Brent Cross service departs from Big Ben and arrives in Brent Cross station. Typically 1187 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
24 min
Fastest journey time:
23 min
Services per week:
1187
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Big Ben to Brent Cross walk and subway schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brent Cross is 111.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Big Ben to Brent Cross is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Big Ben to Brent Cross is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Embankment station station and arriving at Brent Cross station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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It is 7 miles from Big Ben to Brent Cross. It is approximately 7.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Big Ben to Brent Cross without a car is to subway which takes 43 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Embankment station to Brent Cross station takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Big Ben to Brent Cross train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Embankment station.

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Big Ben to Brent Cross train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Brent Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Big Ben to Brent Cross is 8 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Big Ben to Brent Cross.

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There are 3905+ hotels available in Brent Cross. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 6.7 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Big Ben, England and Brent Cross, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Embankment station to Brent Cross station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Bond Street, Selfridges to Brent Cross, North Circular Road Brent Cross every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment station to Brent Cross station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bond Street, Selfridges to Brent Cross, North Circular Road Brent Cross
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Big Ben to Brent Cross
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk

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