There are 7 ways to get from Islington to Tower of London by subway, train, 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  •  6 min

  1. Take the Tube from Angel Underground Station to Bank Underground Station Northern

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Train  •  7 min

  1. Take the train from Essex Road to Moorgate

$4 - $8

Bus  •  13 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Street to City of London, St Botolph Street N205 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Islington to Tower of London 3.1 miles

$18 - $23

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Islington to Tower of London 3.1 miles

$11 - $17

Walk  •  56 min

  1. Walk from Islington to Tower of London 2.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  21 min

  1. Cycle from Islington Green, Angel to Tower Gardens , Tower 2.8 miles

What companies run services between Islington, England and Tower of London, England?

Great Northern operates a train from Islington to Tower of London every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 7 min. Thameslink also services this route every 15 minutes. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Islington to Tower of London every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 13 min. Citymapper also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Essex Road to Moorgate
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Old Street to City of London, St Botolph Street
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Citymapper
Website
citymapper.com
Bus from St Paul's Road / Highbury Corner to Aldgate East Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
citymapper.com
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Islington to Tower of London
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$11 - $17
uberACCESS
$12 - $17
uberASSIST
$12 - $17
uberX
$12 - $17
UberEXEC
$20 - $28
uberXL
$17 - $23
UberLUX
$30 - $45
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Islington Green, Angel to Tower Gardens , Tower
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Islington to Tower of London
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$18 - $23
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 Islington to Tower of London?

The distance between Islington and Tower of London is 4 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Islington to Tower of London?

The cheapest way to get from Islington to Tower of London is to bus which costs £2 and takes 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Islington to Tower of London?

The quickest way to get from Islington to Tower of London is to Tube which takes 6 min and costs £2 - £3.

Is there a direct train between Islington and Tower of London?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Essex Road and arriving at Moorgate. Services depart every 10 minutes. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

Is there a direct bus between Islington and Tower of London?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Street and arriving at City of London, St Botolph Street. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

How long does it take to get from Islington to Tower of London?

The Tube from Angel Underground Station to Bank Underground Station takes 6 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.