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There are 6 ways to get from London Paddington to Big Ben by subway, bus, taxi, rideshare, towncar or foot

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  •  18m

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

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 148 bus  •  36m

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

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  6m

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington to Big Ben 3 miles

$15 - $18

Rideshare  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the rideshare from Greater London to London 2.1 miles

$4

Uber  •  6m

  1. Take an Uber from London Paddington to Big Ben 3 miles

$10 - $15

Walk  •  1h 2m

  1. Walk from London Paddington to Big Ben 3.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington to Big Ben is to line 148 bus which costs £2 and takes 36m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington to Big Ben is to taxi which costs £11 - £14 and takes 6m.

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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 27m.

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The distance between London Paddington and Big Ben is 2 miles.

The best way to get from London Paddington to Big Ben without a car is to subway which takes 18m and costs £2 - £4.

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

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

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

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There are 9336+ hotels available in Big Ben. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between London Paddington and Big Ben. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington to Big Ben.
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  • Distance: 2.5 miles
  • Duration: 18m

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

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

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lancaster Gate Station to Westminster Station Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Greater London to London
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Paddington to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$9 - $14
Assist
$9 - $14
UberX
$9 - $14
Pool
$10 - $15
UberXL
$13 - $18
Exec
$16 - $23
Lux
$25 - $35
Taxi from London Paddington to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
6m
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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