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There are 9 ways to get from Tower of London to Somerset House 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.

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Subway  •  12 min

  1. Take the subway from Tower Hill station to Temple station Circle / ...

$2 - $4

8 alternative options

Bus The Kings Ferry  •  17 min

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

Bus National Express  •  20 min

  1. Take the bus from London Aldgate to London Embankment Stn National Express

$5 - $8

Line 15 bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Tower Hill, The Tower Of London to Covent Garden, Savoy Street 15

$3

Ferry  •  25 min

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

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tower of London to Somerset House 2 miles

$12 - $16

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Tower of London to Somerset House 2 miles

$7 - $12

Walk  •  42 min

  1. Walk from Tower of London to Somerset House 2.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  19 min

  1. Cycle from Tower Gardens , Tower to Somerset House, Strand 1.9 miles

$7 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tower of London to Somerset House is to line 15 bus which costs £2 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tower of London to Somerset House is to taxi which costs £9 - £12 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station station and arriving at Temple. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Tower Hill, Tower Pier and arriving at Embankment Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Tower of London and Somerset House is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Tower of London to Somerset House without a car is to subway which takes 12 min and costs £1 - £3.

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The subway from Tower Hill station to Temple station takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Tower of London to Somerset House bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Aldgate station.

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Tower of London to Somerset House bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Embankment Stn station.

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There are 9234+ hotels available in Somerset House. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tower of London to Somerset House.
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  • Distance: 1.8 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Tower of London, England and Somerset House, Greater London, England?

The Kings Ferry operates a bus from Tower of London to Somerset House hourly, and the journey takes 11 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Temple
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station to Temple
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Redwing Coaches
Phone
+44 1474 322002
Email
info@redwing-coaches.co.uk
Website
redwing-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Aldgate to Temple
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
redwing-coaches.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Aldgate to London Embankment Stn
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
National Express
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Tower Hill, The Tower Of London to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Tower Hill, Tower Pier to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
London River Services
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Tower of London to Somerset House
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$7 - $12
Access
$7 - $11
Assist
$7 - $11
UberX
$7 - $11
UberXL
$10 - $15
Exec
$14 - $20
Lux
$22 - $30
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Tower Gardens , Tower to Somerset House, Strand
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
London River Services
Taxi from Tower of London to Somerset House
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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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