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There are 6 ways to get from Big Ben to Greenwich by subway, train, bus, ferry, taxi, car 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

Subway, train  •  20 min

  1. Take the subway from Westminster station to Canary Wharf station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Cutty Sark Dlr

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 53 bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the line 53 bus from Westminster Station Parliament Square to Greenwich, Egerton Drive 53

$3

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier Rb1

$13 - $17

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Big Ben to Greenwich 6.4 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Big Ben to Greenwich 6.4 miles

$1 - $2

Bikeshare  •  51 min

  1. Cycle from Abingdon Green, Westminster to Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town 6.6 miles

$12 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Big Ben to Greenwich is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Big Ben to Greenwich is to taxi which costs £25 - £30 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Westminster Station Parliament Square station and arriving at Greenwich, Egerton Drive. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Westminster Pier and arriving at Greenwich Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Big Ben and Greenwich is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Big Ben to Greenwich without a car is to subway and train which takes 20 min and costs £4 - £6.

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It takes approximately 20 min to get from Big Ben to Greenwich, including transfers.

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Big Ben to Greenwich bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Westminster Station Parliament Square.

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Big Ben to Greenwich bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Greenwich, Egerton Drive station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Big Ben to Greenwich is 6 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Big Ben to Greenwich.

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Map of how to get from Big Ben to Greenwich.
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  • Distance: 5.3 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Big Ben, England and Greenwich, Greater London, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Big Ben to Greenwich every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Cutty Sark
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Westminster Station Parliament Square to Greenwich, Egerton Drive
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Abingdon Green, Westminster to Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Big Ben to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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