There are 7 ways to get from Russell Square 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

Tube via Green Park Underground Station  •  9 min

  1. Take the Tube from Russell Square Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the Tube from Green Park Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station Jubilee

$4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the bus from Tottenham Court Road to Westminster, Parliament Square 24 / ...

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Tube  •  27 min

  1. Take the Tube from Euston Square Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station Circle

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Russell Square to Big Ben 1.7 miles

$11 - $14

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Russell Square to Big Ben 1.7 miles

$6 - $10

Walk  •  38 min

  1. Walk from Russell Square to Big Ben 2 miles

Bikeshare  •  20 min

  1. Cycle from Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury to Abingdon Green, Westminster 2.4 miles

What companies run services between Russell Square, England and Big Ben, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Russell Square to Big Ben every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 15 min. Green Line (operated by Arriva) also services this route once daily.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Russell Square Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Green Park Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station
Ave. Duration
1 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Euston Square Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Tottenham Court Road to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 Euston Station to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
24 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 Russell Square to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$6 - $10
uberACCESS
$6 - $9
uberASSIST
$6 - $9
uberX
$6 - $9
uberXL
$9 - $12
UberEXEC
$13 - $18
UberLUX
$19 - $26
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury to Abingdon Green, Westminster
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Russell Square to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
4 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Russell Square and Big Ben is 2 km.

The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to Big Ben is to bus which costs £1 - £2 and takes 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Russell Square to Big Ben is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs £8 - £11.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tottenham Court Road and arriving at Westminster, Parliament Square. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

It takes approximately 9 min to get from Russell Square to Big Ben, including transfers.