Nearest station to British Museum

Tottenham Court Road station

London Underground map from Transport for London
The nearest train station to British Museum is Tottenham Court Road
Tottenham Court Road is in fare zone 1 and connects with these Underground lines:

Central Line

Northern Line

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Train fares from Tottenham Court Road

Adult train fares in London
Tottenham Court Road 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

Journey planner

Plan your journey to Tottenham Court Road station from Earl’s Court, Euston, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or any other Underground station:

Train journey to British Museum

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  •  Guest – “It was awesome. Very beautiful stuff. Loved the stuff from japan on the top floor and the greek jars/statues. Going back when I return to visit London again. You can't see it all in 1 day. Becca”
  • JRubin – “The most interesting bit that I saw was all the old english medival stuff. I have heard of the sutton hoo ship which the found buried in the ground with all the grave stuff around it, and I was a bit disappointed that they didnt have the atual boat on display. Or if they did, I couldnt find it. They didnt have hardly any of it, the best bit was that famous helmet, but if you look closely at it then there is practically nothing of it left. It's just little tiny bits and pieces and the rest they have just made up themselves. But there was still some impressive stuff there. I surprised myself when I caught myself looking at all the old medival floor tiles, with pictures of old kings on it. It sounds boring but there was something about them that just appealed to me. Dont know why”

> Talk about British Museum

> Craig’s review of British Museum – “I always feel like a school kid walking round here, looking at all the broken bones and stones and pretending to be keen. "Yes, Miss... a piece of pottery from 1,000 BC. Amazing." Don't forget to tick them off on your sheet, she says. "When can we can we go home, Miss?" Not for another three hours, she says. "Oh Jesus Christ, are you serious?… continued”

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