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There are 5 ways to get from Hammersmith to British Museum by subway, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Subway  •  31 min

  1. Take the subway from Hammersmith to Russell Square station Piccadilly

£2 - £3

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Piccadilly Circus 9 / ...

£2

3 alternative options

Night bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the night bus from Shepherd's Bush to Tottenham Court Road Station N207

£2

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hammersmith to British Museum 5.6 miles

£27 - £33

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Hammersmith to British Museum 5.6 miles

£1 - £2

Hammersmith to British Museum by subway and walk

The journey time between Hammersmith and British Museum is around 22 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 21 min. Services are operated by London Underground (Tube). Typically 1310 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
22 min
Fastest journey time:
21 min
Services per week:
1310
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hammersmith to British Museum subway and walk schedules

Departing Monday, June 21, 2021

Hammersmith → British Museum
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The cheapest way to get from Hammersmith to British Museum is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hammersmith to British Museum is to taxi which costs £27 - £33 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hammersmith Bus Station station and arriving at Piccadilly Circus. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hammersmith and arriving at Russell Square station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Hammersmith and British Museum is 5 miles. The road distance is 5.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Hammersmith to British Museum without a car is to subway which takes 31 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Hammersmith to Russell Square station takes 21 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Hammersmith to British Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Hammersmith Bus Station.

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Hammersmith to British Museum train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Hammersmith station.

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Hammersmith to British Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Piccadilly Circus station.

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Map of how to get from Hammersmith to British Museum.
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  • Distance: 4.6 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Hammersmith, England and British Museum, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Hammersmith to Russell Square station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Piccadilly Circus every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 36 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Hammersmith to Russell Square station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Piccadilly Circus
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Night bus from Shepherd's Bush to Tottenham Court Road Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Hammersmith to British Museum
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
£27 - £33
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Wimbledon Minicabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3198 8495
Website
wimbledonairporttransfer.co.uk
Wimbledon Minicabs
Phone
+44 0 8946 9292
Website
wimbledon-minicabs.co.uk

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Hammersmith to British Museum train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Russell Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hammersmith to British Museum is 6 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Hammersmith to British Museum.

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