Getting here and getting around!
Getting to – and around – the UK’s capital city couldn’t be easier.
Addison Lee wanted to create a car company different from the rest, one that provided a great service to customers. The serve serve 10 million passengers in London every year and have expanded out to 350 cities worldwide.
Afternoon Tea Bus Tour
Experience afternoon tea with a difference on a Routemaster bus. These vintage London buses will drive around central London, taking in some of the city’s best sights, whilst you can indulge in some fabulous afternoon tea.
Brompton Bike Hire
Brompton Bike Hire is the only fully-automated bike hiring scheme that provides 24/7 access to the legendary Brompton folding bikes. To hire a bike you must first register with the scheme at www.bromptonbikehire.com.
See the best views on the River Thames from all-weather boats with panoramic windows, open upper decks, café-bars and a commentary. Offering a range of tickets, from single journeys to a hop-on, hop-off.
Clapham Junction is one of London’s busiest interchange stations. From Clapham Junction station, it takes a couple of minutes to travel into the centre of London, to London Victoria and London Waterloo.
The Congestion Charge applies to most vehicles entering Central London, the easiest way to pay is online. It is an £11.50 daily charge for driving a vehicle within the charging zone between 07:00 and 18:00, Monday to Friday.
Docklands Light Railway
The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is an automated light metro system opened in 1987 to serve the redeveloped Docklands area of London including Beckton, Stratford and London City Airport to the East and North East.
Emirates Air Line Cable Car
Glide above the Thames in the Emirates Air Line Cable Car and enjoy great views of London. Using the cable car is an easy way to get from the Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks. The cable car trip takes approximately 10 minutes.
London Gatwick (LGW) is the most efficient single-runway airport in the world, serving over 200 destinations in 90 countries for over 35 million customers a year. The airport is situated 28 miles south of central London in Crawley.
The Gatwick Express is a non-stop train between London Victoria, which is in the heart of Central London and London Gatwick Airport. The service is approximately twice as fast and four times cheaper than taking a taxi.
Heathrow Airport is the UK’s gateway to the world. Each year, around 70 million passengers choose Heathrow as a springboard for travel and adventure, spending time with friends and family – or forging international business links.
The Heathrow Express is a high speed train between Heathrow and London Paddington Station, the trains depart up to every 15 minutes and take just 15 minutes. It is the fastest transfer from Heathrow to central London.
London Black Taxis
London Black Taxis have a mission to provide the best possible service to new and existing customers, they are pleased to help make your journey a pleasant one. The taxi drivers have years of experience and “The Knowledge”.
London’s iconic double-decker buses are a quick, convenient and cheap way to travel around the city, with plenty of sightseeing opportunities along the way. The bus route network covers all of the city with a 24-hour service.
London City Airport
London City Airport (LCY) is one of the easiest and most accessible airports in London owing to its location just six miles east of Central London. A single runway handles short-haul flights with a strong emphasis on business travel.
London King’s Cross
King’s Cross Station is a major railway and underground station in central London that is close to St Pancras station. The underground is on the Circle line, the Metropolitan Line, the Hammersmith & City Line and the Victoria Line.
London Luton Airport
London Luton Airport is an international airport sited in Luton and is situated 29 miles north of central London. Luton is fifth busiest airport in the UK and has over over 12.2 million passengers pass through each year.
London’s Overground rail services crisscross the city and extend beyond the Tube network. Most local train lines connect efficiently with the Tube and accept payment by Visitor Oyster card, Oyster card, Travelcard and contactless.
London Paddington Station
London Paddington Station is a major railway and underground station, close to Bayswater and Marylebone. The Underground station is on the Hammersmith and City Line, the Bakerloo line and the District and Circle lines.
London Pedicabs have been operating in central London for almost 14 years as an eco-friendly transport option. It provides one of the greenest sustainable transport system in London, complemented with professional personnel.
London Rickshaws provide a trusted rickshaw hire service throughout London. No matter if you’re a true Londoner, or if you’re visiting from abroad, the service provides a memorable way to get around and see the city.
London Stansted Airport
Located 40 mile to the north east of the city, London Stansted Airport (STN) is the UK’s third busiest airport and one of the fastest growing airports in Europe. It currently serves over 170 destinations across Europe, Africa and America.
London Taxis are easy to hail from the street, but you can also make bookings for taxis online or over the phone. All London taxi drivers are required to have a detailed knowledge of London within a 6 mile radius of Charing Cross.
London Travelcard can be used for all your transport needs in London.London’s Public Transport Network is one of the biggest in the world, visitors can travel all around London and a Travelcard will help you do this.
The London Underground, or the Tube as it is also known, provides a train service across London Underground and into the counties of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshite and Essex. The regular service is served by 11 Tube lines.
London Waterloo is a major railway and underground station close to Lambeth and Southwark. The station is on the Jubilee Line, the Bakerloo Line and the Northern Line. Railway trains are operated by South West Trains.
MBNA Thames Clippers
MBNA Thames Clippers operate the river bus routes. Get on board a Thames bus service for a fast, frequent mode of transport. Most boats have refreshments and you can see many of London’s famous landmarks from the water.
National Car Parks
London is a busy city and parking here can prove difficult if you are unsure of the area. National Car Parks operates throughout the city and has more than 100 car parks in the capital. There are also number of ways to pay for parking.
Whether you’re making a one-off trip to London or you’re a regular visitor, using an Oyster Card is the easiest way to travel around the city’s public transport network. The electronic smart-cards are charged with credit to spend on travel.
With a seating configuration similar to that of a dinner table, the Pedibus is the most fun and sociable way to explore the city. As easy as two wheel cycling and three times the speed of walking, drinks also can be consumed on board!
Santander Cycles is London’s self-service, bike-sharing scheme for short journeys with no need to book. You can hire a bike from as little as £2. Simply go to any docking station with your bank card and touch the screen to get started.
St Pancras international railway station connects Eurostar services with Brussels and Paris is well positioned for travel to all parts of London, as the station is served by six Tube lines and the Thameslink train service.
Stansted Airport Escape Lounge
Take some time out with a book, catch up on news or simply sit back and relax at Stansted Airport’s Escape Lounge. Expect an impressive selection of complimentary hot and cold food, as well as a wide range of drinks.
Taxiapp has been developed to help ensure a thriving future for a truly iconic means of transport. The amber glow of a black cab’s ‘taxi’ sign has become a symbol of London, representing both familiarity and safety.
Thames RIB Experience
Thames RIB Experience offers super fast London speed boat trips, the ultimate exhilarating rollercoaster on water experience. Operating from several docking points, each include a fantastic Thames tour of the famous sights.
The Classic Tour
The Classic Tour is the finest way to see London with the handpicked comedic tour guides. Step onboard a specially designed 1960s Routemaster bus that has been transformed into a state of the art open top sightseeing experience.
The Original Tour
The Original Tour has been presenting London for over 65 years, it has become the essential introduction to London. You are invited to experience the magical sights and sounds of London aboard the hop-on hop-off bus tour.
London’s tram network, Tramlink, is run in parts of South London between Wimbledon, Croydon, Beckenham and New Addington. The services are frequent and accessible and all access to trams is step-free and free for wheelchair users.
Victoria Coach Station
Most long distance coach services in London depart from and arrive at Victoria Coach Station, facilities include toilets and left luggage. It is a 10 to 15 minute walk from Victoria Station, which is the railway and Underground station.
Victoria Station is a major railway and underground station in central London and close to Westminster, Pimlico and Belgravia. The Victoria Underground Station is on the District and Circle Lines and the Victoria line.