There are 7 ways to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to Tate Modern by subway, bus, night bus, ferry, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Tube, line 381 bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the Tube from Leicester Square Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station Northern
  2. Take the line 381 bus from Waterloo Road (SE1) to Southwark, Blackfriars Road 381

$5 - $6

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Night bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the night bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Southwark, Stamford Street N343 / ...

$3

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Ferry  •  38 min

  1. Take the ferry from Embankment Pier to Southwark, Bankside Pier Circular Cruise Westminster / ...

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leicester Square Underground Station to Tate Modern 2.1 miles

$13 - $16

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Leicester Square Underground Station to Tate Modern 2.1 miles

$8 - $13

Walk  •  33 min

  1. Walk from Leicester Square Underground Station to Tate Modern 1.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  23 min

  1. Cycle from Moor Street, Soho to Tate Modern, Bankside 2.1 miles

$7 - $10

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden and arriving at Southwark, Stamford Street. This bus operates Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Embankment Pier and arriving at Southwark, Bankside Pier. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Leicester Square Underground Station and Tate Modern is 1 miles.

The best way to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to Tate Modern without a car is to Tube and line 381 bus which takes 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 min to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to Tate Modern, including transfers.

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Leicester Square Underground Station to Tate Modern bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden station.

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Leicester Square Underground Station to Tate Modern bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Southwark, Stamford Street station.

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There are 8292+ hotels available in Tate Modern. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Leicester Square Underground Station to Tate Modern.
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  • Distance: 1.3 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Leicester Square Underground Station, England and Tate Modern, England?

There is no direct connection from Leicester Square Underground Station to Tate Modern. However, you can take the Tube to Waterloo Underground Station, take the walk to Waterloo Road (SE1), take the line 381 bus to Southwark, Blackfriars Road, then take the walk to Tate Modern. Alternatively, London Buses operates a vehicle from Leicester Square Underground Station to Tate Modern hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 9 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Road (SE1) to Southwark, Blackfriars Road
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Southwark, Stamford Street
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Embankment Pier to Southwark, Bankside Pier
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Leicester Square Underground Station to Tate Modern
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$8 - $13
Access
$8 - $12
Assist
$8 - $12
UberX
$8 - $12
UberXL
$11 - $16
Exec
$15 - $21
Lux
$23 - $35
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Moor Street, Soho to Tate Modern, Bankside
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Leicester Square Underground Station to Tate Modern
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$13 - $16
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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