Nearest station to Big Ben

Westminster station

London Underground map from Transport for London
The nearest train station to Big Ben is Westminster
Westminster is in fare zone 1 and connects with these Underground lines:

Circle Line

District Line

Jubilee Line

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Train fares from Westminster

Adult train fares in London
Westminster is in fare zone 1 Cash Oyster & Contactless
Single Single Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1 only £4.90 £2.40 £2.40 £7 £7
Zones 1-2 £4.90 £2.90 £2.40 £7 £7
Zones 1-3 £4.90 £3.30 £2.80 £8.20 £8.20
Zones 1-4 £5.90 £3.90 £2.80 £10.10 £10.10
Zones 1-5 £5.90 £4.70 £3.10 £12 £12
Zones 1-6 £6 £5.10 £3.10 £12.80 £12.80
Zones 1-7 £7.40 £5.60 £4 £14 £12.90
Zones 1-8 £8.50 £6.90 £4 £16.50 £12.90
Zones 1-9 £8.50 £7 £4.10 £18.30 £12.90
Travelcards
1-Day Weekly Monthly
Anytime Off-peak
Zones 1-4 £13.10 n/a £50.50 £194
Zones 1-6 £18.60 £13.10 £64.20 £246.60
Zones 1-9 £23.50 £13.90 £91.50 £351.40

Child fares? See our child train fares page

Anytime, peak and off-peak? For Oyster, Visitor Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards off-peak is any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends and public holidays are always off-peak. Fares are based on what time your journey begins

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Get to Big Ben from Earl’s Court, Euston, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or another London Underground station:

Train journey to Big Ben

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  • Admin – “Have you ever visited big ben? What did you think of it? Let other people know by posting your photos and writing a little review.”
  • glenking – “Popular with the tourists, but I dont really know why. As a clock, I suppose its quite impressive, but no more impressive than the building that it is attached too -- the houses of parliament. I have often taken Friends around London when they come down for a visit, and every single one of them is surprised at how small big ben actually is. I think they are expecting a huge skyscraper, as befitting its name, but I have to tell them that big ben is not the clock at all, but the bell inside. None of them believe me.”

> Talk about Big Ben

> Craig’s review of Big Ben – “I climbed up Big Ben today to see the bell, which was pretty cool. It's not as easy to get into Big Ben as it is to get into the Houses of Parliament itself, which is a bit wierd. You can't just turn up and ask for a tour. What you have to do is write a letter to your local MP and ask for a ticket. I did that way back in May, and got a place for today a few weeks late… continued”

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