There are 5 ways to get from Russell Square to ExCeL London by subway, bus, train, taxi or car

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  •  36 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 Canning Town Underground Station Jubilee

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the bus from Temple, The Royal Courts of Justice to Custom House N551

$3

3 alternative options

Line 25 bus, train  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Holborn, Museum Street to Aldgate 25
  2. Take the train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station Dlr

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Russell Square to ExCeL London 7.8 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Russell Square to ExCeL London 7.8 miles

$1 - $3

What companies run services between Russell Square, England and ExCeL London, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Russell Square to ExCeL London hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Russell Square Underground Station to Green Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Green Park Underground Station to Canning Town Underground Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, The Royal Courts of Justice to Custom House
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Holborn, Museum Street to Aldgate
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Russell Square to ExCeL London
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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 ExCeL London is 11 km. The road distance is 12 km.

The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to ExCeL London is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Russell Square to ExCeL London is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs £30 - £40.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Temple, The Royal Courts of Justice and arriving at Custom House. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

It takes approximately 36 min to get from Russell Square to ExCeL London, including transfers.