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There are 5 ways to get from Westminster Abbey to Tower of London by subway, bus, ferry, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  9 min

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

£2 - £3

Cheapest option

Line 11 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 11 bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to City of London, King William St Monument Stn 11

£2

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  31 min

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

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Westminster Abbey to Tower of London 3.3 miles

£17 - £21

Walk  •  54 min

  1. Walk from Westminster Abbey to Tower of London 2.8 miles

Westminster Abbey → Tower of London
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The cheapest way to get from Westminster Abbey to Tower of London is to line 11 bus which costs £2 and takes 24 min.

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The fastest way to get from Westminster Abbey to Tower of London is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £17 - £21 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Westminster, Parliament Square and arriving at City of London, King William St Monument Stn. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Westminster Pier and arriving at Tower Hill, Tower Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Westminster station station and arriving at London Bridge station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

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The distance between Westminster Abbey and Tower of London is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Westminster Abbey to Tower of London without a car is to subway which takes 9 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Westminster station to London Bridge station takes 4 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Westminster Abbey to Tower of London bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Westminster, Parliament Square station.

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Westminster Abbey to Tower of London train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Westminster station.

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Map of how to get from Westminster Abbey to Tower of London.
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  • Distance: 2.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

What companies run services between Westminster Abbey, England and Tower of London, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Westminster station to London Bridge station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 4 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to City of London, King William St Monument Stn every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 21 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 Westminster station to London Bridge station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
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 Westminster, Parliament Square to City of London, King William St Monument Stn
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Ferry operators
Thames Clippers
Phone
+44 20 7674 2251
Website
thamesclippers.com
Ferry from Westminster Pier to Tower Hill, Tower Pier
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Thames Clippers
Other operators
Taxi from Westminster Abbey to Tower of London
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
£17 - £21
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.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.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk

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Westminster Abbey to Tower of London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at City of London, King William St Monument Stn station.

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Westminster Abbey to Tower of London train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at London Bridge station.

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