A visitor’s guide to Russell Square Underground station

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Address: Bernard Street, London WC1N 1LJ

Located in the heart of the vibrant London borough of Camden, Russell Square Underground station offers an easy way for travellers to reach this popular part of the city.

london underground stationWith the station residing on the busy Piccadilly line, it offers swift and easy access not just to this lively area, but visitors can also make connections to the rest of the extensive London Underground network from here.

Facilities for travellers at Russell Square Underground station

Russell Square station offers facilities including emergency payphones for travellers as well as Wi-Fi connectivity (available on a pay-as-you-go basis).

It does not, however, offer a full ticket office. Instead, there are on-site ticketing machines that ensure travellers can still easily pay for their tickets and effectively plan their journeys.

Onward travel from Russell Square station

For individuals keen to continue their journey and explore the rest of what London has to offer during their stay, onward travel options from Russell Square station include round-the-clock bus services from several nearby stops.

Services that regular operate in the area include: 59, 69, 91, 98, 168, 188, X68, N91 and N98.

Meanwhile, visitors to the area can also make use of bicycle storage that is available at the station, while taxis can also be hailed from just outside.

Full details of all nearby public transport options for visitors to the area can be found by heading to the official website of Transport for London.

Attractions for visitors to the area

Anyone hoping to explore this busy and vibrant part of the English capital could be in for a real treat in terms of the many fantastic attractions that the area surrounding Russell Square Underground station has to offer.

Standout sights to see and places to visit in close proximity to the station include:

  • Curzon Bloomsbury (0.1 miles, two minutes’ travel time on foot)
  • The British Museum (0.3 miles, six minutes)
  • Brunswick Square Garden (0.1 miles, three minutes)
  • St George’s Holborn (0.3 miles, six minutes)
  • The Foundling Museum (0.2 miles, five minutes)
  • Y Touring Theatre Company at One KX (0.4 miles, eight minutes)
  • The Cochrane Theatre (0.4 miles, nine minutes)
  • Charles Dickens Museum (0.4 miles, nine minutes)