How to Reach London - The Easiest Way to Reach London


  • By Air: London being an extremely popular city is obviously well connected by road, railways and airways. The London Heathrow Airport boasts of being able to cater to the largest number of international passengers every year.
  • By Train: London is well connected to the other cities in England by rail system that is extremely efficient. Also, it is the best way to commute around London as you get to see beautiful landscapes and sceneries.


  • By Car: Hiring a car in London might not be the best idea. It is rather expensive and besides, there is hardly ever any parking space. It might be much better to just walk around as many attractions are within walking distance of each other. You can plan a nice walking tour in London.
  • By Bus: There is also 24 hour bus service. The public transport system is extremely reliable and well-planned so you can count on it.
  • By Cycle: If you are a fitness-freak, cycling might also be a good option for you. Cycling is slowly becoming very popular as a fast and cheap method of transportation in London.
  • By Tube: You should include in your London trip planner a ride in the London Tube. Easy to travel by, you won't have to worry about getting lost as routes are well planned and available on the London Tube map.

You can also opt for a tour which will take you around the famous places to go in London by bus or try the London Pass.

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Modes of Transportation in London

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in London. The most preferred mode of transport in London is Train/Metro.

Average distance: 15.68 km Average time: 47.72 min

  • Train/Metro 42.68%
    Train 36.67 min Walking 11.31 min Waiting 6.57 min Bus 2.36 min Tram 0.29 min Other 0.24 min Overall average time for 20.11 kms 57.44 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 10.37%
    Bus 33.76 min Walking 7.71 min Waiting 5.41 min Train 1.47 min Overall average time for 14.35 kms 48.35 min
  • Bike 8.54%
    Bike 30.79 min Other 0.36 min Walking 0.07 min Overall average time for 9.41 kms 31.21 min
  • Tram/Streetcar 0.61%
    Tram 56 min Walking 30 min Overall average time for 17.7 kms 86 min
  • Walking 20.12%
    Walking 24.45 min Train 5.21 min Other 1.24 min Waiting 1.18 min Bike 0.76 min Bus 0.15 min Overall average time for 5.32 kms 33 min
  • Car 10.37%
    Driving 46.41 min Walking 1.29 min Overall average time for 24.19 kms 47.71 min
  • Motorbike 1.22%
    Motorbike 40 min Walking 1.5 min Overall average time for 13.52 kms 41.5 min

How to Reach London from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Covent garden to London 0.7 km
City of westminster to London 1.01 km 1 mins
Holborn to London 1.52 km 1 mins
Bloomsbury to London 1.61 km 1 mins
Lambeth to London 2.12 km 2 mins
Mayfair to London 2.28 km 2 mins
Marylebone to London 2.43 km 2 mins
Islington to London 4.33 km 4 mins
Southwark to London 4.48 km 4 mins
Paddington to London 5.14 km 5 mins
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