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Getting around (and to) London
Journey Planning :
Going around London is quite easy, with various mode of transportation
available like Tube, Buses, Walking, Rail, DLR, trams, coaches and
even river services.
By Car :
If you're not in a hurry, Rent a Car for the most enjoyable
and fascinating travel experience in London, as long as the traffic is
A car can get you pretty much anywhere in the UK. Parking is a big
problem even in large cities, like London, and there is a congestion
charge of £ 5 GBP which you have to pay If you take your car in
central London on weekdays. The Channel Tunnel provides a rail/road
connection. UK permits left lane drives (the other side from Europe
and The USA)
By Plane :
London has several large international airports - Heathrow, London
city and Stansted are major worldwide hubs, while City serves largely
business travelers from other near-European cities. One can use
the public transport to reach Central London. There are also several
large airports in the regions, including Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol,
Cardiff, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, Manchester,
Newcastle and Teesside.
Low-cost airlines have also been introduced between the north and
the south and are cheaper than rail.
By Tube :
London has one of the most comprehensive underground systems in
the world which provides you the quickest way of getting around
in London. The tube runs from 5:30am to midnight Mon-Sat, and from
7:00am to 11:30pm Sun. However during the rush hours (8-9:30am,
5-6:30pm, Mon-Sat), the tube can be very crowded.
By Train :
London has a widespread rail network covering all towns and cities
and many smaller destinations. Trains leave predominantly from Mainline
Stations - Paddington (west), Euston, St Pancras and King's Cross-(north),
Liverpool Street (east), London Bridge, Charing Cross and Victoria
(south) and Waterloo (southwest).
Travelers can buy tickets anywhere in the country from National
to get from A to B by public transport.
By Bus :
Local bus services are of variable quality and cost. Coach services
run by companies like National Express provide an alternative to
train travel for longer journeys. Viewing the city from the top of
a red double-decker is a classic London experience.
By Boat :
There are two main traveler services operating on the Thames, including
a major route running from central London to the flourishing business
centre of Canary Wharf. The traveler services commence in the morning
â€™around 06:30â€™ and end times vary on the south coast,
Portsmouth serves ferries from Le Havre, Caen, Cherbourg, St. Malo
and Bilbao in Spain and there are speedy services between Dieppe
and Newhaven. The other route from Spain is Santander to Plymouth;
Plymouth also has ferries to Roscoff.