There are 6 ways to get from Tower Bridge 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.

Recommended option

Line 188 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Bermondsey, Druid Street to Russell Square 188

$3

5 alternative options

Line 188 bus via Holborn, Southampton Row Theobalds Road  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Bermondsey, Druid Street to Holborn, Southampton Row Theobalds Road 188

$3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tower Bridge to British Museum 3.4 miles

$20 - $25

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Tower Bridge to British Museum 3.4 miles

$13 - $20

Walk  •  54 min

  1. Walk from Tower Bridge to British Museum 2.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  34 min

  1. Cycle from St. Katharine's Way, Tower to British Museum, Bloomsbury 3.5 miles

What companies run services between Tower Bridge, England and British Museum, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Tower Bridge to British Museum every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 33 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bermondsey, Druid Street to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bermondsey, Druid Street to Holborn, Southampton Row Theobalds Road
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Tower Bridge to British Museum
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$13 - $20
uberASSIST
$16 - $23
uberX
$16 - $23
ACCESS
$15 - $21
uberXL
$20 - $28
UberEXEC
$30 - $45
UberLUX
$50 - $70
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from St. Katharine's Way, Tower to British Museum, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Tower Bridge to British Museum
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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 Tower Bridge and British Museum is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tower Bridge to British Museum is to line 188 bus which costs £2 and takes 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Tower Bridge to British Museum is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs £14 - £18.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bermondsey, Druid Street and arriving at Russell Square. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

The line 188 bus from Bermondsey, Druid Street to Russell Square takes 33 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.