Transport in London

London has one of the largest urban transport networks in the world, with integrated bus, river and road systems spanning the city's 32 boroughs. 

London Buses

London buses are a quick, convenient and cheap way to travel around London, with plenty of sightseeing opportunities en route.

London Tube

London's Underground rail network, or "the Tube" as it is known, is normally the quickest and easiest way of travelling around London.

Docklands Light Railway

The innovative, driverless Docklands Light Railway (DLR) serves parts of East and South East London including Canary Wharf.

River Bus Services

Travelling by river is a great way to travel across London. You'll beat the traffic and soak up some fantastic views along the way!

Local Trains

Use London's local trains and Overground network to travel across the city and beyond the Tube.

London Trams

Trams run in parts of South London between Wimbledon, Croydon, Beckenham and New Addington. The services are frequent and accessible.

Accessible Public Transport

Our accessible travel pages will help you get the most from London's public transport network.

London Cycle Hire Scheme

London's public bicycle scheme is a great way to travel around the city - and the first half an hour is free!

Taxi

From iconic London black cabs to local minicabs, we've got all the information you need to help you travel around London by taxi.

Emirates Air Line Cable Car

Glide above the Thames in the Emirates Air Line, an easy way to get from the Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks. Or just ride this cable car for its amazing view of London from an angle you may not have seen before. 

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  • Do Children Need an Oyster Card?

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Blog Posts

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