London is one of the biggest cities in the Europe and it has one of the world’s largest transportation systems. London’s public transport system is primarily managed in order to provide transport for people living and working in the city, who use travel passes and cards. So even if you are a tourist in London, it is best to buy one of the different passes available.
Bus: Buses are the best way to reach anywhere in London and it is the cheapest way to travel. Spider maps will help you to know more about the bus routes and it has details about each major bus stops. London bus route network covers the entire city with a 24-hour service. London bus tours provide a unique opportunity to appreciate the full architectural splendor of London’s famous streets and monuments. Tour guides offer historical background and interesting facts, with commentaries available in several languages.
Suburban Trains: You can use suburban trains to travel across the city and beyond the tube. The most local train connects efficiently with the tube and accepts payment by Oyster card or travel card.
Underground Tube: Tube is a great way to travel to and from Central London and will be an integral part of most people’s stay in London. There are 11 tube lines. Central London is covered by zone 1 and there are 9 zones in total. You can take an oyster card for transportation. Tube services run from 5 am until midnight. Almost all theme parks are accessible using tube services.
Docklands Light Railway: DLR is an automated light metro system opened in 1987 to serve Docklands area of London. Most stations are elevated with others at street level in cutting or underground. You can go to all attractions in London using Dockland light railways.
Tram: Tram runs in parts of South London between Wimbledon, Croydon, Beckenham and New Addington. The services are frequent and accessible. London’s tram network tram link was introduced to south London in 2000. Tramlink runs in every 10 minutes in the daytime on Mondays to Saturdays to various locations.