There are 8 ways to get from Russell Square to Thames Embankment by 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.

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Line 87 bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the line 87 bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Westminster, Abingdon Street 87

$3

7 alternative options

Line 168 bus, line 87 bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 168 bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to Temple, Aldwych Somerset House 68 / ...
  2. Take the line 87 bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Westminster, Abingdon Street 87

$6

Line 59 bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to Lambeth North 59

$3

Line 24 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from Goodge Street, Chenies Street to Westminster, Parliament Square 24

$3

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Russell Square to Thames Embankment 2 miles

$12 - $15

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Russell Square to Thames Embankment 2 miles

$7 - $13

Walk  •  37 min

  1. Walk from Russell Square to Thames Embankment 2 miles

Bikeshare  •  18 min

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

$7 - $10

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Covent Garden, Savoy Street and arriving at Westminster, Abingdon Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between Russell Square and Thames Embankment is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Russell Square to Thames Embankment without a car is to line 87 bus which takes 16 min and costs .

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The line 87 bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Westminster, Abingdon Street takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Russell Square to Thames Embankment bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Covent Garden, Savoy Street station.

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Russell Square to Thames Embankment bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Westminster, Abingdon Street station.

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There are 8314+ hotels available in Thames Embankment. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Russell Square to Thames Embankment.
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  • Distance: 1.7 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Russell Square, England and Thames Embankment, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Russell Square to Thames Embankment every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 13 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Westminster, Abingdon Street
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to Temple, Aldwych Somerset House
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to Lambeth North
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Goodge Street, Chenies Street to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Russell Square to Thames Embankment
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$7 - $13
Access
$8 - $11
Assist
$8 - $11
UberX
$8 - $11
UberXL
$11 - $15
Exec
$14 - $20
Lux
$22 - $29
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury to Abingdon Green, Westminster
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Russell Square to Thames Embankment
Ave. Duration
4 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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