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Recommended option

Line 24 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from Westminster Cathedral to Soho, Denmark Street 24

$3

5 alternative options

Line 38 bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Belgravia, Wilton Street to Holborn, Museum Street 38 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Buckingham Palace to British Museum 1.9 miles

$12 - $15

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Buckingham Palace to British Museum 1.9 miles

$6 - $11

Walk  •  41 min

  1. Walk from Buckingham Palace to British Museum 2.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  24 min

  1. Cycle from Buckingham Gate, Westminster to British Museum, Bloomsbury 2 miles

What companies run services between Buckingham Palace, England and British Museum, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Buckingham Palace to British Museum every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 14 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Westminster Cathedral to Soho, Denmark Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Belgravia, Wilton Street to Holborn, Museum Street
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Buckingham Palace to British Museum
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$6 - $11
uberACCESS
$6 - $10
uberASSIST
$6 - $10
uberX
$6 - $10
uberXL
$9 - $13
UberEXEC
$14 - $19
UberLUX
$21 - $28
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Buckingham Gate, Westminster to British Museum, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Buckingham Palace to British Museum
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
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 Buckingham Palace and British Museum is 2 km.

The cheapest way to get from Buckingham Palace to British Museum is to line 24 bus which costs £2 and takes 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Buckingham Palace to British Museum is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs £9 - £11.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Westminster Cathedral and arriving at Soho, Denmark Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

The line 24 bus from Westminster Cathedral to Soho, Denmark Street takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.