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There are 7 ways to get from Big Ben to London by subway, bus, ferry, taxi, foot or bike

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Subway  •  2 min

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

$2 - $3

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Bus London Buses  •  6 min

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

$2 - $14

Ferry  •  11 min

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

$5 - $7

Bus The Kings Ferry  •  15 min

  1. Take the bus from Westminster, Abingdon Street to Embankment 716 / ...

Taxi  •  1 min

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

$6 - $8

Walk  •  17 min

  1. Walk from Big Ben to London 4734 feet

Bikeshare  •  15 min

  1. Cycle from Abingdon Green, Westminster to Craven Street, Strand 1 miles

$6 - $8

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Big Ben to London is to taxi which costs £5 - £7 and takes 1 min.

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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 4 min.

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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 5 min.

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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 2 min and costs £1 - £3.

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The subway from Westminster station to Embankment station takes 1 min 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 8838+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $75 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: 2 min

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 4 min. Green Line also services this route 5 times a week.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
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
10 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 Westminster, Abingdon Street to Embankment
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Abingdon Green, Westminster to Craven Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Big Ben to London
Ave. Duration
1 min
Estimated price
$6 - $8
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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