There are 5 ways to get from Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Subway  •  6 min

  1. Take the subway from Tottenham Court Road station to Embankment station Northern
  2. Take the subway from Embankment station to Westminster station Circle / ...

£5 - £6

Cheapest option

Line 24 bus via Leicester Square  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from Leicester Square to Westminster, Parliament Square 24

£2

3 alternative options

Line 24 bus  •  23 min

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

£2

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben 1.5 miles

£6 - £8

Walk  •  30 min

  1. Walk from Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben 1.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben is to line 24 bus via Leicester Square which costs £2 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben is to taxi which costs £6 - £8 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leicester Square and arriving at Westminster, Parliament Square. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tottenham Court Road Station station to Big Ben station. However, there are services departing from Tottenham Court Road station and arriving at Westminster station via Embankment station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 min.

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The distance between Tottenham Court Road Station and Big Ben is 1 miles.

The best way to get from Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben without a car is to subway which takes 6 min and costs £5 - £6.

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It takes approximately 6 min to get from Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben, including transfers.

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Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Leicester Square station.

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Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Tottenham Court Road station.

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Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Westminster, Parliament Square station.

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Map of how to get from Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben.
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  • Distance: 1.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 min

What companies run services between Tottenham Court Road Station, England and Big Ben, England?

You can take a vehicle from Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben via Embankment station and Westminster station in around 6 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 10 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Tottenham Court Road station to Embankment station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Embankment station to Westminster station
Ave. Duration
1 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Leicester Square to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Goodge Street, Stephen Street to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Tottenham Court Road Station to Big Ben train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Westminster station.

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