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There are 7 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Big Ben 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

Subway via Paddington station  •  21 min

  1. Take the subway from Paddington station to Westminster station Circle

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 148 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 148 bus from Lancaster Gate Station to Westminster Station Bridge Street 148

$3

5 alternative options

Subway  •  36 min

  1. Take the subway from Paddington to Westminster station Circle

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Big Ben 3.1 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Paddington Station to Big Ben 3.1 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Walk from London Paddington Station to Big Ben 3.3 miles

Bikeshare  •  27 min

  1. Cycle from South Wharf Road, Paddington to Abingdon Green, Westminster 3.4 miles

$8 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Big Ben is to line 148 bus which costs £2 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Big Ben is to taxi which costs £13 - £16 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lancaster Gate Station station and arriving at Westminster Station Bridge Street station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Big Ben is 3 miles.

The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Big Ben without a car is to subway which takes 21 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The subway from Paddington station to Westminster station takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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London Paddington Station to Big Ben bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Lancaster Gate Station.

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London Paddington Station to Big Ben bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Westminster Station Bridge Street.

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There are 8964+ hotels available in Big Ben. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Big Ben.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Big Ben, England?

London Buses operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Big Ben every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington station to Westminster station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington to Westminster station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lancaster Gate Station to Westminster Station Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Paddington Station to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$9 - $15
Access
$10 - $15
Assist
$10 - $15
UberX
$10 - $15
UberXL
$15 - $20
Exec
$19 - $26
Lux
$30 - $40
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from South Wharf Road, Paddington to Abingdon Green, Westminster
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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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