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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 London Charing Cross - Hastings / ...

5 alternative options

Subway  •  13 min

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

Bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Druid Street 188 / ...

Ferry  •  24 min

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

Taxi  •  9 min

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

Walk  •  1h 2m

  1. Walk from Westminster to Tower of London 3.2 miles

Westminster to Tower of London by train

2442 Weekly Trains
7 min Average Duration
£1 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Westminster to Tower of London is to subway which costs £2 - £4 and takes 13 min.

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The fastest way to get from Westminster to Tower of London is to train which takes 7 min and costs £1 - £5.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station and arriving at Druid Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Westminster Pier and arriving at 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 five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Westminster and Tower of London is 2 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 - £5.

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

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Westminster to Tower of London bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd.

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Westminster to Tower of London train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, 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: 1.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

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

South Eastern Trains Service operates a train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £2 and the journey takes 7 min. Southern Service also services this route hourly. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Druid Street every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 17 min. Five other operators also service this route.

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
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/tube/?cid=tube
Off Peak
£2 - £3
Peak
£2 - £4
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 Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Druid Street
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/buses/
Off Peak
£2 - £4
Peak
£2 - £4
Transport Uk
Website
traveline.info
Bus from County Hall to Abbots Lane
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
traveline.info
Blue Triangle
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Trafalgar Square to The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Blue Triangle
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Trafalgar Square to Tower Hill Tower Gateway Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
https://www.stagecoachbus.com
Redwing Coaches
Phone
01474 322002
Email
info@reliance-travel.co.uk
Website
redwing-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Redwing Coaches
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
08717 81 81 81
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
https://www.nationalexpress.com/en
Ferry operators
Thames Clippers
Phone
+44 20 7674 2251
Website
thamesclippers.com
Ferry from Westminster Pier to 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
£55 - £70
YDriv Limited
Phone
+44 20 3925 5951
Website
ydriv.com
Taxi Near London
Phone
+44 20 3740 3527
Website
taxinearlondon.co.uk
Sydenham Cars
Phone
+4420 8778 8888
Website
sydenhamcars.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
London Taxis Near Me
Phone
+44 20 3813 1432
Website
londontaxisnearme.com
London Taxis Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3813 1432
Website
londontaxiscabs.com
London Black Taxi
Phone
+44 020 3773 1948
Website
theblacktaxilondon.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Indy Cabs Sittingbourne
Phone
+44 1795 350 035
Website
indycabs.co.uk
Finchley Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3918 5249
Website
finchleyairporttransfers.co.uk
Corporate Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7846 574174
Website
corporateblackcabs.co.uk
Cheap London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3740 3527
Website
cheaplondontaxi.co.uk
Cabs Near London
Phone
+44 20 3813 1432
Website
cabsnearlondon.co.uk
Haringey Minicabs Cars
Phone
+44 020 3051 7546
Website
haringeyminicabscars.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.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 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £15 and takes 17 min.

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Westminster to Tower of London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Druid Street station.

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Westminster to Tower of London train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at London Bridge station.

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