There are 6 ways to get from Tate Modern to British Museum 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 381 bus, line 188 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 381 bus from Southwark, Lavington Street to Waterloo Road (SE1) 381 / ...
  2. Take the line 188 bus from Waterloo Station Tenison Way to Russell Square 188 / ...

$6

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from City of London, Bread Street to Holborn, New Oxford Street High Holborn N8 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tate Modern to British Museum 2.3 miles

$13 - $17

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Tate Modern to British Museum 2.3 miles

$8 - $14

Walk  •  35 min

  1. Walk from Tate Modern to British Museum 1.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  21 min

  1. Cycle from Tate Modern, Bankside to British Museum, Bloomsbury 2.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tate Modern to British Museum is to line 25 bus which costs £2 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tate Modern to British Museum is to taxi which costs £10 - £13 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from City of London, Bread Street and arriving at Holborn, New Oxford Street High Holborn. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Tate Modern and British Museum is 1 miles.

The best way to get from Tate Modern to British Museum without a car is to line 381 bus and line 188 bus which takes 30 min and costs £5.

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It takes approximately 30 min to get from Tate Modern to British Museum, including transfers.

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Tate Modern to British Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Southwark, Lavington Street station.

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Tate Modern to British Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Russell Square station.

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Map of how to get from Tate Modern to British Museum.
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  • Distance: 1.5 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Tate Modern, England and British Museum, England?

You can take a bus from Tate Modern to British Museum via Southwark, Lavington Street, Waterloo Road (SE1), Waterloo Station Tenison Way, and Russell Square in around 30 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Southwark, Lavington Street to Waterloo Road (SE1)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Tenison Way to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, Bread Street to Holborn, New Oxford Street High Holborn
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Tate Modern to British Museum
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$8 - $14
Access
$9 - $12
Assist
$9 - $12
UberX
$9 - $12
UberXL
$12 - $17
Exec
$16 - $22
Lux
$25 - $35
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Tate Modern, Bankside to British Museum, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Tate Modern to British Museum
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$13 - $17
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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