There are 7 ways to get from London Eye to Russell Square by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, 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

Tube  •  12 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Tottenham Court Road Underground Station Northern

$2 - $3

6 alternative options

Line 188 bus  •  18 min

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

$3

Line 748 bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 748 bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to Euston Station 748

$3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Eye to Russell Square 1.7 miles

$11 - $14

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Eye to Russell Square 1.7 miles

$7 - $12

Walk  •  31 min

  1. Walk from London Eye to Russell Square 1.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  16 min

  1. Cycle from Jubilee Gardens, South Bank to Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury 1.8 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Eye to Russell Square is to line 188 bus which costs £2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Eye to Russell Square is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs £8 - £11.

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The distance between London Eye and Russell Square is 2 km.

The Tube from Embankment Underground Station to Tottenham Court Road Underground Station takes 4 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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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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What companies run services between London Eye, England and Russell Square, England?

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

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to Tottenham Court Road Underground Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to Euston Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Eye to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$7 - $12
uberACCESS
$7 - $11
uberASSIST
$7 - $11
uberX
$7 - $11
uberXL
$10 - $15
UberEXEC
$14 - $19
UberLUX
$21 - $28
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Jubilee Gardens, South Bank to Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from London Eye to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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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