There are 6 ways to get from Covent Garden to British Museum by subway, 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

Tube  •  13 min

  1. Take the Tube from Covent Garden Underground Station to Russell Square Underground Station Piccadilly

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Line 1 bus  •  10 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Temple, Lancaster Place to Holborn, Drury Lane 1 / ...

$3

Line 91 bus  •  12 min

  1. Take the line 91 bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Holborn, Southampton Row Theobalds Road 91 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Covent Garden to British Museum 1.1 miles

$8 - $10

Walk  •  11 min

  1. Walk from Covent Garden to British Museum 3267 feet

Bikeshare  •  8 min

  1. Cycle from Southampton Street, Strand to British Museum, Bloomsbury 4539 feet

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to British Museum is to line 1 bus which costs £2 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Covent Garden to British Museum is to taxi which costs £6 - £8 and takes 2 min.

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The distance between Covent Garden and British Museum is 2986 feet.

The Tube from Covent Garden Underground Station to Russell Square Underground Station takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Temple, Lancaster Place and arriving at Holborn, Drury Lane. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Covent Garden to British Museum.
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  • Distance: 2986 feet
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between Covent Garden, Greater London, England and British Museum, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Covent Garden to British Museum every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 6 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Covent Garden Underground Station to Russell Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, Lancaster Place to Holborn, Drury Lane
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Holborn, Southampton Row Theobalds Road
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Southampton Street, Strand to British Museum, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Covent Garden to British Museum
Ave. Duration
2 min
Estimated price
$8 - $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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