City Travel Tip #1174

Westminster Abbey: how to get there, timetables, prices, useful information


In the heart of London, a few meters from the Houses of Parliament is one of the most famous religious buildings in the capital, Westminster Abbey, a place of worship and eternal rest for many famous people.

Over the centuries, the abbey has undergone many changes and has seen 16 royal weddings and 38 coronations of monarchs. Today this building, which has witnessed major events in British history, is a must on your trip to London.

How to get to Westminster Abbey?

Westminster Abbey is located in the borough of Westminster. Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament are nearby.

You can easily reach by public transport in the city:

Underground: Westminster (Jubilee, District & Circle Lines). St. James’s Park (District and Circle Lines)

Train: The best options are London Victoria and London Waterloo.
Bus: You can take lines 3, 11, 12, 24, 29, 53, 70, 77, 77a, 88, 109, 148, 159, 170 or 211 of the local bus.
Car: The abbey has no parking, but a public car park on Great College Street, Q-Park Westminster.

Westminster Abbey is open:

From Monday – Friday: from 9:30 – 12:00 and from 13:00 – 15:30
Saturday: from 9:00 – 13:00 and until 17:00 from May to August

Westminster Abbey Ticket Price:

Adults – £ 20 if purchased online and £ 22 if purchased in the abbey
Students and over 60s – £ 17
Children (between 6 and 16) at £ 9
Children under 6: free admission

There are two family passes:

2 adults and 1 child – £ 40
2 adults and 2 children – £ 45

More info: family

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