There are 8 ways to get from Lewisham to Big Ben by train, subway, bus, ferry, taxi, car, 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

Train, Tube  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from Lewisham to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station Jubilee

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 53 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 53 bus from New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage to Westminster, Parliament Square 453 / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  39 min

  1. Take the ferry from Millwall, Masthouse Terrace Pier to Westminster Pier Rb1

$13 - $17

Line 53 bus via Deptford Bridge  •  41 min

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

$3

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

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

London Buses operates a bus from Lewisham to Big Ben every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Millwall, Masthouse Terrace Pier to Westminster Pier
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town to Abingdon Green, Westminster
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lewisham to Big Ben?

The distance between Lewisham and Big Ben is 9 km. The road distance is 10 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lewisham to Big Ben?

The cheapest way to get from Lewisham to Big Ben is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lewisham to Big Ben?

The quickest way to get from Lewisham to Big Ben is to train and Tube which takes 13 min and costs £6 - £10.

Is there a direct bus between Lewisham and Big Ben?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage and arriving at Westminster, Parliament Square. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

Is there a direct ferry between Lewisham and Big Ben?

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Millwall, Masthouse Terrace Pier and arriving at Westminster Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

How long does it take to get from Lewisham to Big Ben?

It takes approximately 13 min to get from Lewisham to Big Ben, including transfers.