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There are 8 ways to get from Tower of London to Big Ben by subway, bus, ferry, 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

Subway  •  5 min

  1. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Westminster station Jubilee

$2 - $4

7 alternative options

Bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station to Westminster Pier 700 / ...

$3

Line 769 bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 769 bus from Monument to Westminster, Banqueting House 761 / ...

Ferry  •  22 min

  1. Take the ferry from Tower Hill, Tower Pier to Westminster Pier Rb1

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tower of London to Big Ben 2.8 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Tower of London to Big Ben 2.8 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  1 h

  1. Walk from Tower of London to Big Ben 3.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  28 min

  1. Cycle from Tower Gardens , Tower to Abingdon Green, Westminster 3 miles

$8 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tower of London to Big Ben is to bus which costs £2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tower of London to Big Ben is to subway which costs £1 - £3 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station station and arriving at Westminster Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Tower Hill, Tower Pier and arriving at Westminster Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Tower of London and Big Ben is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Tower of London to Big Ben without a car is to subway which takes 5 min and costs £1 - £3.

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The subway from London Bridge station to Westminster station takes 5 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Tower of London to Big Ben bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, arrive at City of London, Fenchurch Street Station.

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Tower of London to Big Ben bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, arrive at Westminster Pier station.

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There are 8964+ hotels available in Big Ben. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tower of London to Big Ben.
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  • Distance: 2.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 min

What companies run services between Tower of London, England and Big Ben, England?

The Kings Ferry operates a bus from Tower of London to Big Ben hourly, and the journey takes 13 min. London Buses also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station to Westminster Pier
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge, Tooley Street City Hall to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from Monument to Westminster, Banqueting House
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Tower Hill, Tower Pier to Westminster Pier
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Tower of London to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$9 - $15
Access
$9 - $14
Assist
$9 - $14
UberX
$9 - $14
UberXL
$14 - $19
Exec
$18 - $25
Lux
$29 - $40
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Tower Gardens , Tower to Abingdon Green, Westminster
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Tower of London to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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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