There are 6 ways to get from Greenwich to British Museum by train, subway, bus, taxi, car 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

Train, Tube  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the Tube from Bank Underground Station to Tottenham Court Road Underground Station Central

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum to Holborn, Drury Lane N1

$3

4 alternative options

Line 188 bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum to Russell Square 188

$3

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greenwich to British Museum 7.6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Greenwich to British Museum 7.6 miles

$1 - $3

Bikeshare  •  56 min

  1. Cycle from Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town to British Museum, Bloomsbury 7.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greenwich to British Museum is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greenwich to British Museum is to taxi which costs £29 - £35 and takes 18 min.

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The distance between Greenwich and British Museum is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 37 min to get from Greenwich to British Museum, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum and arriving at Holborn, Drury Lane. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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

London Buses operates a bus from Greenwich to British Museum hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum to Holborn, Drury Lane
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town to British Museum, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Greenwich to British Museum
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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