There are 5 ways to get from British Museum to Big Ben by bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Line 24 bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from Tottenham Court Road to Westminster, Parliament Square 24

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from British Museum to Big Ben 1.6 miles

$10 - $13

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from British Museum to Big Ben 1.6 miles

$6 - $11

Walk  •  33 min

  1. Walk from British Museum to Big Ben 1.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  19 min

  1. Cycle from British Museum, Bloomsbury to Abingdon Green, Westminster 1.8 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from British Museum to Big Ben is to line 24 bus which costs £2 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from British Museum to Big Ben is to taxi which costs £8 - £10 and takes 4 min.

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The distance between British Museum and Big Ben is 1 miles.

The line 24 bus from Tottenham Court Road to Westminster, Parliament Square takes 19 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tottenham Court Road and arriving at Westminster, Parliament Square. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The best way to get from British Museum to Big Ben without a car is to line 24 bus which takes 29 min and costs £2.

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British Museum to Big Ben bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Hampstead Heath station.

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Map of how to get from British Museum to Big Ben.
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  • Distance: 1.3 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

What companies run services between British Museum, England and Big Ben, England?

London Buses operates a bus from British Museum to Big Ben every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 19 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Tottenham Court Road to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from British Museum to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$6 - $11
Access
$6 - $10
Assist
$6 - $10
UberX
$6 - $10
UberXL
$9 - $13
Exec
$12 - $17
Lux
$19 - $25
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from British Museum, Bloomsbury to Abingdon Green, Westminster
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from British Museum to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$10 - $13
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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