There are 4 ways to get from Big Ben to Buckingham Palace by bus, taxi, 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

Line 148 bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the line 148 bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to Belgravia, Wilton Street 148

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Big Ben to Buckingham Palace 4712 feet

$7 - $10

Walk  •  33 min

  1. Walk from Big Ben to Buckingham Palace 1.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  17 min

  1. Cycle from Abingdon Green, Westminster to Buckingham Gate, Westminster 4030 feet

What companies run services between Big Ben, England and Buckingham Palace, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Big Ben to Buckingham Palace every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 11 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Abingdon Green, Westminster to Buckingham Gate, Westminster
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Big Ben to Buckingham Palace
Ave. Duration
1 min
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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

The distance between Big Ben and Buckingham Palace is 1 km.

The cheapest way to get from Big Ben to Buckingham Palace is to line 148 bus which costs £2 and takes 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Big Ben to Buckingham Palace is to taxi which takes 1 min and costs £5 - £7.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Westminster, Parliament Square and arriving at Belgravia, Wilton Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

The line 148 bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to Belgravia, Wilton Street takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.