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There are 6 ways to get from Westminster to Tower of London by train, subway, bus, ferry, taxi or foot

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Train  •  7 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge

£1 - £10

5 alternative options

Subway  •  14 min

  1. Take the subway from St. James's Park station to Tower Hill station Circle / ...

£2 - £3

Line 15 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London 15 / ...

£2

Ferry  •  24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Westminster Pier to Tower Hill, Tower Pier Rb6 / ...

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Westminster to Tower of London 3.6 miles

£11 - £14

Walk  •  1h 2m

  1. Walk from Westminster to Tower of London 3.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Westminster to Tower of London is to line 15 bus which costs £2 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Westminster to Tower of London is to train which costs £1 - £10 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Tower Hill, The Tower Of London. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Westminster Pier and arriving at Tower Hill, Tower Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at London Bridge. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Westminster and Tower of London is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Westminster to Tower of London without a car is to train which takes 7 min and costs £1 - £10.

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The train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Westminster to Tower of London bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross station.

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Westminster to Tower of London train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

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Map of how to get from Westminster to Tower of London.
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  • Distance: 2.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £10 and the journey takes 7 min. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 24 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 St. James's Park station to Tower Hill station
Ave. Duration
14 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 Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Thames Clippers
Other operators
Taxi from Westminster to Tower of London
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
£11 - £14
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
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.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk

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The best way to get from Westminster to Tower of London is to train which takes 7 min and costs £1 - £10. Alternatively, you can line 15 bus, which costs £2 and takes 24 min.

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Westminster to Tower of London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Tower Hill, The Tower Of London station.

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Westminster to Tower of London train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at London Bridge station.

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