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Getting There - Tate Modern

Tate Modern is located on the south bank of the River Thames at Bankside, near Blackfriars Bridge, opposite St Paul's Cathedral and next to the Globe Theatre.

By boat: Tate boat runs every forty minutes along the Thames between Tate Britain, the London Eye and Tate Modern.

By Underground: Southwark (Jubilee Line) and Blackfriars (District and Circle Lines) are the closest underground stations both of which are approximately ten minutes walk away.
By bus: A number of buses service the area, including:

Runs between the Tower of London, Tate Modern and Covent Garden

Streatham Hill to King's Cross via Holborn Circus stopping on Blackfriars Bridge Road

Crystal Palace to King's Cross via Farringdon Road stopping on Blackfriars Bridge Road

Elephant and castle to Shadwell stopping on Blackfriars Bridge Road

Peckham to Waterloo stopping on Southwark Street

Clapham Junction to Liverpool Street Station stopping on Southwark Bridge Road

By train: Thameslink links between Bedford and Brighton stop at Blackfriars and London Bridge stations. London Bridge also carries a service to South East London and Kent.
By ferry: Ferry service from Embankment or Festival Pier to Bankside.
By taxi or Dial-a-Ride: If arriving by taxi or Dial-a-Ride please ask the driver to take you to the West Entrance on Holland Street.
By car: Public transport is the easiest way of reaching the gallery as parking at Tate Modern is severely restricted in the surrounding streets. Nine parking spaces for visitors with mobility impairments are available only by booking in advance on +44 (0) 20 7887 8888. These car parking spaces are situated in Holland Street close to the Main Entrance to the building.
By coach: Coach drop off points are situated on Southwark Street, a short walk from the Main Entrance.
By bike: There is a bicycle shelter at the Main Entrance.
By foot: The Millennium Bridge now provides a new pedestrian route across to and from St Paul's Cathedral and the city and St Paul's London Underground station including Central line services. Approximate walking time from St Paul's Cathedral will be about 10 minutes. For more information go to

Tate Modern
London SE1 9TG

020 7887 8888 - Menu number 4 (international +44 20 7887 8888)
(Monday to Friday 9.00 to 17.50)

Ticket office and Membership services:
020 7887 8888 - Menu number 1
(daily 9.45 to 18.00)

Education Group Bookings:
020 7887 8888 - Menu number 1
(Monday to Friday 9.45 to 17.00)

Recorded information:
020 7887 8008 (international +44 20 7887 8008)
Minicom: 020 7887 8687

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