There are 6 ways to get from Big Ben to Tate Modern by night bus, ferry, taxi, foot or bike

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Night bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the night bus from Westminster Station Parliament Square to Southwark, Blackfriars Road N381

$3

5 alternative options

Ferry via Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier  •  24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Southwark, Bankside Pier Rb1

$6 - $9

Ferry  •  39 min

  1. Take the ferry from Westminster Pier to Southwark, Bankside Pier Circular Cruise Westminster / ...

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Big Ben to Tate Modern 1.4 miles

$10 - $12

Walk  •  36 min

  1. Walk from Big Ben to Tate Modern 1.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  23 min

  1. Cycle from Abingdon Green, Westminster to Tate Modern, Bankside 2.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Big Ben to Tate Modern is to night bus which costs £2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Big Ben to Tate Modern is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs £7 - £10.

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The distance between Big Ben and Tate Modern is 2 km.

The night bus from Westminster Station Parliament Square to Southwark, Blackfriars Road takes 6 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Westminster Station Parliament Square and arriving at Southwark, Blackfriars Road. This bus operates Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier and arriving at Southwark, Bankside Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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What companies run services between Big Ben, England and Tate Modern, England?

London Buses operates a vehicle from Big Ben to Tate Modern every 3 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 6 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Westminster Station Parliament Square to Southwark, Blackfriars Road
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Southwark, Bankside Pier
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Westminster Pier to Southwark, Bankside Pier
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Abingdon Green, Westminster to Tate Modern, Bankside
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Big Ben to Tate Modern
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$10 - $12
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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