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.

The UK government has advised against all non-essential travel and instructed that people remain at home. 

Public transport must only be used for essential journeys. If you need to make an essential journey, it is advised that you walk or cycle where possible. 

Events have been cancelled, and attractions, restaurants, pubs, theatres, public spaces and other venues have temporarily closed. 

A nationwide ban has also been placed on public gatherings of more than two people.

Check the latest UK government information and travel advice for London.

See the traveller information below to find out more about all the ways that you can travel around London.

Buses

London's iconic double-decker buses are a convenient and cheap way to travel around the city, with plenty of sightseeing opportunities along the way.

London Underground

The London Underground rail network, also called "the Tube", is a great way to travel to, from and around central London. Read advice on how to navigate it easily and master the London underground public transport.

Docklands Light Railway

London's innovative, driverless Docklands Light Railway (DLR) serves parts of East and South East London.  

River bus services

Travelling by river is a great way to get around London. You'll beat the traffic and enjoy fantastic views of London along the way.

Local trains

Use London's Overground train 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

Find your way around the capital with our helpful guide to accessible and wheelchair-friendly travel.

London cycle hire scheme

London's public bicycle scheme is a great way to travel around the city – and the first half hour is free! Grab yourself a bike and get riding today.

Taxi

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

Emirates Air Line Cable Car

Take a ride on London's cable car, for views over Greenwich and East London, including The O2, Cutty Sark and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.