Getting here

Our address is:

London Transport Museum
Covent Garden Piazza (south east corner)
London
WC2E 7BB

Tel: +44 (0)343 222 5000
Email: [email protected]

Getting here

Get there for less!

TfL’s off-peak fares mean that your photographic adventures won't put a dent in your budget. Off-peak fares apply on all Tube, DLR, London Overground and TfL Rail services. You can tap into the wonderful world of off-peak every weekday before 6.30am, between 9.30am and 3.59pm, and after 7pm. Off-peak fares also apply all day at weekends and on public holidays. Always touch in and out with the same card or device to pay the right fare. Touch in only on buses and trams. To check your fare, visit TfL Single Fare Finder.

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By Underground

The closest Underground stations to the Museum are Covent Garden (2 mins), Leicester Square (4 mins), Holborn (5 mins), Charing Cross (7 mins) and Embankment (8 mins).

Travel in Zones 2-6 for £1.50: Fare shown is for an adult off-peak pay as you go journey not going via Zone 1 on Tube, DLR and most London Overground services.

Travel into Zone 1 from £2.40: Fare shown is for an adult off-peak pay as you go journey from Zone 2 into Zone 1.

Journey

By Bus

The closest bus stops to the Museum are Strand or Aldwych (RV1, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 139).

Travel by bus and tram for £1.50

TfL’s Hopper fare lets you make unlimited pay as you go bus and tram journeys within one hour of first touching in for just £1.50.

Get bus countdown information from Transport for London >

By Rail

The closest rail stations to the Museum are Charing Cross and Waterloo.

Plan your journey with National Rail >

By Boat

Save with our joint ticket for London Transport Museum and MBNA Thames Clippers.

Embankment Pier is the closest pier to the museum, a 10 minute walk away. 

Plan your journey with Thames Clippers >

By Bicycle

Get here using Santander Cycle Hire. Nearest Docking Stations are available behind the museum on Tavistock Street and a short walk from the Museum on Wellington Street.

There is also a public cycle rack located a few minutes walk from the museum in Russell Street. A comprehensive list of cycle parking locations across Westminster can be found on the Westminster Cycling Campaign website.

By Car

There is a very limited number of parking spaces available near the Museum. These spaces are charged at £4.90 per hour, with a maximum stay of around 4 hours. 

The ParkRight app, developed for the City of Westminster, can provide you with real time parking space occupancy information.

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