There are 5 ways to get from Covent Garden to British Museum by subway, bus, taxi, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Tube  •  13 min

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

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Line 188 bus  •  11 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Temple, Lancaster Place to Holborn, Southampton Row Theobalds Road 68 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  2 min

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

$9 - $11

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

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)
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 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, Lancaster Place to Holborn, Southampton Row Theobalds Road
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 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
$9 - $11
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

How far is it from Covent Garden to British Museum?

The distance between Covent Garden and British Museum is 1 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to British Museum?

The cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to British Museum is to line 188 bus which costs £2 and takes 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Covent Garden to British Museum?

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

Is there a direct bus between Covent Garden and British Museum?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Temple, Lancaster Place and arriving at Holborn, Southampton Row Theobalds Road. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

How long does it take to get from Covent Garden to British Museum?

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