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Recommended option

Tube, line 73 bus  •  18 min

  1. Northern
  2. 390 / ...

$6

Cheapest option

Tube  •  24 min

  1. Northern

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Line 55 bus  •  26 min

  1. 55 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. 2.7 miles

$16 - $19

Uber  •  6 min

  1. 2.7 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  35 min

  1. 1.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  18 min

  1. 2.2 miles

What companies run services between Old Street (Station), England and British Museum, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Old Street (Station) to British Museum every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 21 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Euston Station to Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Old Street, Bunhill Row to Holborn, Bloomsbury Square
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Old Street (Station) to British Museum
Ave. Duration
6 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
$18 - $24
UberLUX
$27 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Old Street Station, St. Luke's to British Museum, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Old Street (Station) to British Museum
Ave. Duration
6 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 Old Street (Station) and British Museum is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Old Street (Station) to British Museum is to line 55 bus which costs £2 and takes 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Old Street (Station) to British Museum is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs £11 - £15.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Street, Bunhill Row and arriving at Holborn, Bloomsbury Square. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

It takes approximately 18 min to get from Old Street (Station) to British Museum, including transfers.