There are 9 ways to get from South Kensington (Station) to British Museum by subway, bus, taxi, rideshare, 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  •  23 min

  1. Take the Tube from South Kensington Underground Station to Russell Square Underground Station Piccadilly

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 14 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 14 bus from South Kensington to Soho, Denmark Street 14

$3

7 alternative options

Line 14 bus via Brompton, Victoria and Albert Museum  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 14 bus from Brompton, Victoria and Albert Museum to Soho, Denmark Street 14

$3

Line 14 bus #2  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 14 bus from South Kensington Stn Old Brompton Rd to Fitzrovia, Percy Street 14

$3

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Kensington (Station) to British Museum 3.1 miles

$17 - $22

Rideshare  •  48 min

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

$4

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from South Kensington (Station) to British Museum 3.1 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  56 min

  1. Walk from South Kensington (Station) to British Museum 2.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  26 min

  1. Cycle from South Kensington Station, South Kensington to British Museum, Bloomsbury 3.7 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Kensington (Station) to British Museum is to line 14 bus which costs £2 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Kensington (Station) to British Museum is to taxi which costs £13 - £16 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Kensington and arriving at Soho, Denmark Street. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between South Kensington (Station) and British Museum is 3 miles.

The best way to get from South Kensington (Station) to British Museum without a car is to Tube which takes 23 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The Tube from South Kensington Underground Station to Russell Square Underground Station takes 13 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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South Kensington (Station) to British Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Kensington station.

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South Kensington (Station) to British Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Soho, Denmark Street station.

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There are 8409+ hotels available in British Museum. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between South Kensington (Station) and British Museum. 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 South Kensington (Station) to British Museum.
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  • Distance: 2.7 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between South Kensington (Station), England and British Museum, England?

London Buses operates a bus from South Kensington (Station) to British Museum every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from South Kensington Underground Station to Russell Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Kensington to Soho, Denmark Street
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Brompton, Victoria and Albert Museum to Soho, Denmark Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Kensington Stn Old Brompton Rd to Fitzrovia, Percy Street
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Greater London to London
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South Kensington (Station) to British Museum
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$10 - $16
Access
$11 - $15
Assist
$11 - $15
UberX
$11 - $15
UberXL
$15 - $21
Exec
$20 - $28
Lux
$30 - $45
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from South Kensington Station, South Kensington to British Museum, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from South Kensington (Station) to British Museum
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$17 - $22
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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