Select from 7 ways to get there

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

Bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the bus from Gospel Oak, Upper Park Road to Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street N5

$3

Cheapest option

Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from South Hampstead to London Euston

$1 - $3

7 alternative options

Tube  •  20 min

  1. Take the Tube from Chalk Farm Underground Station to Tottenham Court Road Underground Station Northern

$2 - $4

Line 31 bus, line 134 bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 31 bus from Swiss Cottage to Camden Town, Camden Gardens 31
  2. Take the line 134 bus from Camden Town, Camden Gardens to Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street 134 / ...

$3

Line 46 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 46 bus from South Hampstead, College Crescent to Bloomsbury, Guilford Street 46

$3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Swiss Cottage to British Museum 3.6 miles

$20 - $24

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Swiss Cottage to British Museum 3.6 miles

$12 - $18

Walk  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Walk from Swiss Cottage to British Museum 3.4 miles

Bikeshare  •  20 min

  1. Cycle from Charlbert Street, St. John's Wood to British Museum, Bloomsbury 2.9 miles

What companies run services between Swiss Cottage, Greater London, England and British Museum, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Swiss Cottage to British Museum hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, London Overground operates a train from Swiss Cottage to British Museum every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 6 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Chalk Farm Underground Station to Tottenham Court Road Underground Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from South Hampstead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$1 - $3
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Gospel Oak, Upper Park Road to Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Swiss Cottage to Camden Town, Camden Gardens
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Camden Town, Camden Gardens to Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Hampstead, College Crescent to Bloomsbury, Guilford Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Swiss Cottage to British Museum
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$12 - $18
uberACCESS
$12 - $17
uberASSIST
$12 - $17
uberX
$12 - $17
uberXL
$17 - $24
UberEXEC
$22 - $30
UberLUX
$30 - $50
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Charlbert Street, St. John's Wood to British Museum, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Swiss Cottage to British Museum
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$20 - $24
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 Swiss Cottage and British Museum is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Swiss Cottage to British Museum is to train which costs £1 - £2 and takes 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Swiss Cottage to British Museum is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs £15 - £18.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from South Hampstead and arriving at London Euston. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gospel Oak, Upper Park Road and arriving at Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

The bus from Gospel Oak, Upper Park Road to Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street takes 14 min including transfers and departs hourly.