There are 5 ways to get from London Eye to British Museum by bus, taxi, foot or bike

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Line 188 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Russell Square 188 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Line 188 bus via Holborn, Southampton Row Theobalds Road  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Holborn, Southampton Row Theobalds Road 68 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Eye to British Museum 1.6 miles

$11 - $13

Walk  •  27 min

  1. Walk from London Eye to British Museum 1.4 miles

Bikeshare  •  16 min

  1. Cycle from Jubilee Gardens, South Bank to British Museum, Bloomsbury 1.4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Eye to British Museum is to line 188 bus which costs £2 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Eye to British Museum is to taxi which costs £8 - £10 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Russell Square. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between London Eye and British Museum is 1 miles.

The best way to get from London Eye to British Museum without a car is to line 188 bus which takes 24 min and costs £2.

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The line 188 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Russell Square takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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London Eye to British Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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London Eye to British Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Russell Square station.

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There are 8409+ hotels available in British Museum. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Eye to British Museum.
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  • Distance: 1.2 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between London Eye, England and British Museum, England?

London Buses operates a bus from London Eye to British Museum every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 10 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Holborn, Southampton Row Theobalds Road
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Jubilee Gardens, South Bank to British Museum, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from London Eye to British Museum
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$11 - $13
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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