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There are 4 ways to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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

Subway  •  9 min

  1. Take the subway from Leicester Square station to Waterloo station Northern

£2 - £3

Cheapest option

Line 24 bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from Leicester Square, St Martin's Place to Westminster, Horse Guards Parade 24

£2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye 1.4 miles

£7 - £9

Walk  •  16 min

  1. Walk from Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye 4556 feet

Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye by subway and walk

The journey time between Leicester Square Underground Station and London Eye is around 3 min and covers a distance of around 1 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), the Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye service departs from Leicester Square station and arrives in London Eye. Typically 2920 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3 min
Fastest journey time:
3 min
Services per week:
2920
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:03
Last service departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye subway and walk schedules

Departing Sunday, June 20, 2021

Leicester Square Underground Station → London Eye
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye is to line 24 bus, which costs £2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye is to taxi which costs £7 - £9 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leicester Square, St Martin's Place and arriving at Westminster, Horse Guards Parade. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leicester Square station station and arriving at Waterloo station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 min.

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The distance between Leicester Square Underground Station and London Eye is 3530 feet.

The best way to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye without a car is to subway which takes 9 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Leicester Square station to Waterloo station takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Leicester Square, St Martin's Place station.

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Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Leicester Square station.

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Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Westminster, Horse Guards Parade station.

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Map of how to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye.
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  • Distance: 3530 feet
  • Duration: 9 min

What companies run services between Leicester Square Underground Station, England and London Eye, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Leicester Square station to Waterloo station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 3 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Leicester Square, St Martin's Place to Westminster, Horse Guards Parade every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 5 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 Leicester Square station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 Leicester Square, St Martin's Place to Westminster, Horse Guards Parade
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Leicester Square Underground Station to London Eye
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk

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