Victoria to British Museum

British MuseumBritish Museum The British Museum’s highlights are the Reading Room and ancient Egyptian collection. 

The nearest station to British Museum is Tottenham Court Road

1) From Victoria take the Victoria Line
2) Change at Oxford Circus to the Central Line
3) Leave the train at Tottenham Court Road
4) Walk 6 mins to British Museum

How many stops? 3   Is it a direct train? No

Stations on the route: Victoria → Green Park → Oxford Circus change train Oxford Circus → Tottenham Court Road

Journey time? Approx 16 mins + 6 mins walk to British Museum   Fare zones? 1

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Adult fare for zone 1

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Adult train fare from Victoria to Tottenham Court Road
Cash Oyster and Contactless Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap Weekly cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak (contactless) Anytime Off-peak
£4.90 £2.40 £2.40 £7 £7 £35.10 £13.10 (z1-4) n/a £35.10 (z1-2) £134.80 (z1-2) £1404 (z1-2)

Child fare for zone 1

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Child train fare from Victoria to Tottenham Court Road
Cash Oyster Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak Anytime Off-peak
Aged under-11 and accompanied by an adult, or with a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard
free
Aged 11-15 with a Young Visitor Discount applied to their Oyster card
Half the adult fare
Aged 11-15 with an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 £0.85 £0.75 £3.50 £1.50 £6.50 (z1-4) n/a £17.60 (z1-2) £67.60 (z1-2) £704 (z1-2)
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 Half the adult fare £13.10 (z1-4) n/a Same as the 11-15 fare

Note: For Oyster and contactless ‘off peak’ is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri) and all day Sat-Sun. Prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. Look up the London underground prices and child underground prices. Learn how to use Oyster tickets, Visitor Oyster tickets, travelcard tickets and contactless cards.

Victoria tube station

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Victoria station
 (zone 1)

Car parks close to Victoria station

Pubs, restaurants and hotels by Victoria station

Alternative journeys to Tottenham Court Road:
Victoria to Covent Garden, Victoria to Leicester Square or Victoria to Oxford Circus

 

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

British Museum by foot – The distance to British Museum is about two miles, which would take 38-42 minutes to walk

British Museum by bus – Single fare: £1.50 (you may have to take more than one bus); Daily cap: £4.50; Weekly cap: £21.20; 1-day travelcard: £5; Weekly travelcard: £21.20; Monthly travelcard: £81.50; Annual travelcard: £848. See our adult bus tickets and child bus tickets pages for more details

British Museum by taxi – Two miles will take about 10-20 mins depending on the traffic, and will cost £9.20 to £15

Minicab to British Museum – Here’s a list of minicab firms near Victoria station

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> 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”

Note: This journey is computer created and may not be the fastest route. Allow extra time for cancellations/delays

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