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There are 6 ways to get from Big Ben to London by subway, bus, ferry, taxi or foot

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  •  2m

  1. Take the subway from Westminster station to Embankment station Circle / ...

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Line 12 bus  •  6m

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square 159 / ...

$3

Ferry  •  11m

  1. Take the ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Embankment Pier Rb1

$5 - $7

Bus  •  15m

  1. Take the bus from Westminster, Abingdon Street to Embankment 715 / ...

Taxi  •  1m

  1. Take a taxi from Big Ben to London 3834 feet

$5 - $7

Walk  •  17m

  1. Walk from Big Ben to London 4734 feet

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Big Ben to London is to subway which costs £1 - £3 and takes 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Big Ben to London is to taxi which costs £4 - £5 and takes 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Westminster, Parliament Square and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier and arriving at Embankment Pier. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 5m.

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The distance between Big Ben and London is 2646 feet.

The best way to get from Big Ben to London without a car is to subway which takes 2m and costs £1 - £3.

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The subway from Westminster station to Embankment station takes 1m including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Big Ben to London bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Westminster, Parliament Square station.

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Big Ben to London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square station.

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There are 9115+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Big Ben to London.
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  • Distance: 2646 feet
  • Duration: 2m

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

London Buses operates a bus from Big Ben to London every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 4m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square
Ave. Duration
4m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Westminster, Abingdon Street to Embankment
Ave. Duration
10m
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 Westminster, Abingdon Street to Embankment
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
London River Services
Other operators
Taxi from Big Ben to London
Ave. Duration
1m
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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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