There are 9 ways to get from Russell Square to London Eye 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  •  12 min

  1. Take the Tube from Goodge Street Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station Northern

$2 - $3

8 alternative options

Tube via Piccadilly Circus Underground Station  •  14 min

  1. Take the Tube from Russell Square Underground Station to Piccadilly Circus Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the Tube from Piccadilly Circus Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station Bakerloo

$4 - $7

Line 188 bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank 68 / ...

$3

Line 188 bus via Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd 188

$3

Line 748 bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 748 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Westminster, Parliament Square 748

$3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Russell Square to London Eye 2 miles

$12 - $15

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Russell Square to London Eye 2 miles

$7 - $13

Walk  •  31 min

  1. Walk from Russell Square to London Eye 1.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  16 min

  1. Cycle from Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury to Jubilee Gardens, South Bank 2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to London Eye is to line 188 bus which costs £2 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Russell Square to London Eye is to taxi which costs £9 - £12 and takes 5 min.

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The distance between Russell Square and London Eye is 1 miles.

The Tube from Goodge Street Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station takes 4 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row and arriving at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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

London Buses operates a bus from Russell Square to London Eye every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Goodge Street Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Russell Square Underground Station to Piccadilly Circus Underground Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Piccadilly Circus Underground Station to Waterloo Underground Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 King's Cross St. Pancras to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
21 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 London Eye
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$7 - $13
uberACCESS
$8 - $12
uberASSIST
$8 - $12
uberX
$8 - $12
uberXL
$11 - $16
UberEXEC
$15 - $21
UberLUX
$23 - $30
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury to Jubilee Gardens, South Bank
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Russell Square to London Eye
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
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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