There are 7 ways to get from Lewisham to Big Ben by train, ferry, bus, taxi, car, foot or bike

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Lewisham to London Charing Cross

$7 - $10

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Line 53 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 53 bus from Deptford Bridge to Westminster, Parliament Square 53 / ...

$3

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Ferry  •  39 min

  1. Take the ferry from Greenwich Pier to Westminster Pier Thames River Services / ...

$13 - $17

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lewisham to Big Ben 6.1 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Lewisham to Big Ben 6.1 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Walk from Lewisham to Big Ben 6.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  55 min

  1. Cycle from Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town to Abingdon Green, Westminster 7 miles

$13 - $17

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Deptford Bridge and arriving at Westminster, Parliament Square. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Greenwich Pier and arriving at Westminster Pier. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lewisham and arriving at London Charing Cross. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Lewisham and Big Ben is 6 miles. The road distance is 6.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Lewisham to Big Ben without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs .

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The train from Lewisham to London Charing Cross takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Lewisham to Big Ben bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Deptford Bridge station.

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Lewisham to Big Ben train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Lewisham station.

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The best way to get from Lewisham to Big Ben is to train which takes 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 53 bus, which costs and takes 41 min.

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Lewisham to Big Ben bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Westminster, Parliament Square station.

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Map of how to get from Lewisham to Big Ben.
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  • Distance: 5.6 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between Lewisham, England and Big Ben, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Lewisham to Big Ben every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Lewisham to Big Ben every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 39 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Deptford Bridge to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Greenwich Pier to Westminster Pier
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town to Abingdon Green, Westminster
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Lewisham to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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Lewisham to Big Ben train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Charing Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lewisham to Big Ben is 6 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Lewisham to Big Ben.

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