There are 7 ways to get from Elephant & Castle Station to British Museum by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, 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  •  26 min

  1. Northern

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 188 bus  •  31 min

  1. 188

$3

5 alternative options

Line 1 bus  •  28 min

  1. 1 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. 2.7 miles

$16 - $19

Uber  •  7 min

  1. 2.7 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  44 min

  1. 2.3 miles

Bikeshare  •  20 min

  1. 2.5 miles

What companies run services between Elephant & Castle Station, England and British Museum, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Elephant & Castle Station to British Museum every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Kennington Underground Station to Tottenham Court Road Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Holborn, Drury Lane
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Elephant & Castle Station to British Museum
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$9 - $14
uberACCESS
$9 - $13
uberASSIST
$9 - $13
uberX
$9 - $13
uberXL
$13 - $18
UberEXEC
$18 - $24
UberLUX
$27 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle to British Museum, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to British Museum
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$16 - $19
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 Elephant & Castle Station and British Museum is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to British Museum is to line 188 bus which costs £2 and takes 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to British Museum is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs £12 - £15.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd and arriving at Russell Square. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

The Tube from Kennington Underground Station to Tottenham Court Road Underground Station takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.