There are 8 ways to get from London Paddington Station to National Portrait Gallery 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  •  15 min

  1. Bakerloo

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  32 min

  1. N18

$3

6 alternative options

Line 23 bus  •  38 min

  1. 23

$3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. 2.7 miles

$16 - $19

Uber  •  5 min

  1. 2.7 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  50 min

  1. 2.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  20 min

  1. 2.7 miles

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and National Portrait Gallery, England?

London Buses operates a bus from London Paddington Station to National Portrait Gallery every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Little Venice to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Rail Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Westbourne Terrace to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Paddington Station to National Portrait Gallery
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$9 - $14
uberACCESS
$9 - $13
uberASSIST
$9 - $13
uberX
$9 - $13
uberXL
$13 - $18
UberEXEC
$17 - $24
UberLUX
$27 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from South Wharf Road, Paddington to St. Martin's Street, West End
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from London Paddington Station to National Portrait Gallery
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$16 - $19
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

The distance between London Paddington Station and National Portrait Gallery is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to National Portrait Gallery is to bus which costs £2 and takes 32 min.

The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to National Portrait Gallery is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs £12 - £15.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Little Venice and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

The Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station takes 12 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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