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River journeys are a fast and effective way to travel across London. Frequent and reliable services from central London provide the best opportunity to view the sights of the capital from an unobstructed and inspiring angle. For more information on river service routes please visit River services are not included in the Travelcard scheme, however, a discount of 1/3 is available on most river journeys on production of a valid Travelcard or an Oyster Card (not including pay as you go).

Staying safe
Security has been enhanced across the transport network in London.

Tube and Rail Services in inner London
Uxbridge Sudbury Hill Harrow High Wycombe Harrow & Wealdstone Watford Junction

Amersham Chesham Uxbridge Watford Aylesbury

Stanmore Wembley Park



Hendon Central Hendon Brent Cross Golders Green Cricklewood Hampstead

High Barnet Mill Hill East

Welwyn Garden City Hertford North

East Finchley Highgate Archway Hampstead Heath Gospel Oak Tufnell Park Upper Holloway Alexandra Palace Hornsey Harringay Crouch Hill

Enfield Town Wood Green Cheshunt


Stansted Airport


Transport for London
Epping Hainault

Neasden Dollis Hill Willesden Green Kilburn

Turnpike Lane Harringay Green Lanes Manor House

Bruce Grove South Tottenham

Northumberland Park

Wood Street

You can help

Wembley Stadium

A visitor’s guide to travelling around London
Your bus, Tube and Rail map

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Ask the question ‘is that your bag?’ and report unattended bags to a member of staff or a police officer Keep your eyes and ears open and report anything suspicious Hold on to your belongings and do not leave your litter behind

Sudbury Sudbury & Harrow Road Hill

Wembley Central Stonebridge Park Harlesden

Finchley Road & Frognal Belsize Park West Hampstead Brondesbury Park Kensal Rise

Kentish Town West

Seven Sisters

Tottenham Hale Stamford Hill

Blackhorse Road Walthamstow Central St. James Street Walthamstow Queens Road Leyton Midland Road Leytonstone

Kentish Town Chalk Farm Camden Town Camden Road
Arsenal Holloway Road Caledonian Road Drayton Park

Sudbury Town

Finsbury Park Stoke Newington Rectory Road Hackney Downs

Willesden Junction Kensal Green Queen’s Park

January 2008

West Ruislip


Finchley Road Swiss Cottage Kilburn High Road South Hampstead Mornington Crescent
for St. Pancras International

Clapton Leytonstone High Road Hackney Central Homerton Hackney Wick
Leyton Stratford Maryland Forest Gate


There are more than 4000km of routes for cycling on quieter roads and through London's parks to explore. Discover why London is the fastest growing cycling city in Europe. For further information visit

Journey Planner For the latest travel information visit, call 020 7222 1234 or text * TFL to 60835 * Text charged at 35p per enquiry rate plus standard text message rate. Not currently available on Virgin and 3 networks.

Hanger Lane Park Royal North Ealing Ealing Broadway West Acton North Acton Latimer Road

Kilburn Park Maida Vale Warwick Avenue Royal Oak Westbourne Park Ladbroke Grove

St. John’s Wood Baker Street Great Portland Street Euston

King’s Cross St. Pancras

Caledonian Road & Barnsbury

Highbury & Islington

Edgware Road Marylebone Edgware Road

Dalston Kingsland


Essex Road Old Street

London Fields Cambridge Heath Bethnal Green Bethnal Green Mile End


Regent’s Park
Bayswater Queensway

Warren Street

Euston Square Goodge Street Russell Square Chancery Lane City Thameslink


Pudding Mill Lane

Liverpool Street

West Ham


Barking Upminster


East Acton

Notting Hill Gate

Marble Arch Bond Street Green Park

Oxford Circus Tottenham Court Road



Stepney Green

Bow Road Bow Church
Langdon Park Westferry

Bromleyby-Bow Devons Road
All Saints Blackwall Poplar

Upton Park
Upminster Tilbury

Walking in London is a great way to get around this intriguing capital. What's more it's a good way to get fit, it's enjoyable and for short journeys it can sometimes be quicker. For more information on walking routes and events visit

Heathrow Airport Greenford Slough

Ealing Common South Ealing

Acton Main Line Acton Central South Acton Acton Town

White City Shepherd’s Bush Goldhawk Road

Shepherd’s Bush

Holland Park

Lancaster Gate High Street Kensington

St. Paul’s Covent Garden
Bank Aldgate

Aldgate East


Canning Town

Royal Victoria


Kensington (Olympia) Barons Court

Hyde Park Corner Knightsbridge Gloucester Sloane Road Square Earl’s Court South Kensington Pimlico

Piccadilly Circus

Leicester Square Charing Cross

Cannon Street

Limehouse Monument Tower Hill Tower Fenchurch Gateway Street

East India

Blackfriars Temple

Mansion House



Westminster Embankment

West India Quay

West Silvertown Pontoon Dock

River Thames

Chiswick Northfields Park

Turnham Stamford Ravenscourt Brook Park Green

West Kensington

St. James’s Park

Canary Wharf Heron Quays South Quay Crossharbour Mudchute
Island Gardens


North Greenwich
for the O2

Heathrow Airport

West Brompton

Canada Water
Surrey Quays

London City Airport

Lambeth North London Bridge Borough Elephant & Castle

Visit London
Visit London is the official visitor organisation for London. For the latest information on what's on in London go to
Kew Bridge
Hounslow Staines Kingston Staines Windsor


Fulham Broadway


Parsons Green Putney Bridge Kew Gardens Barnes Bridge

Battersea Park

East London line is closed for major line extension work to become part of the London Overground network.

King George V

Vauxhall South Bermondsey

Cutty Sark
for Maritime Greenwich

Greenwich Deptford Bridge Elverson Road

Westcombe Park Maze Hill

Woolwich Dartford

River Thames

Queenstown Road Clapham Junction Wandsworth Town Wandsworth Road Clapham High Street Clapham North Clapham Common Wandsworth Common


Kennington Stockwell Loughborough Junction Brixton

Queens Road Peckham

New Cross St. Johns

North Sheen


Putney East Putney Southfields

Denmark Hill Peckham Rye East Dulwich


New Cross Gate

Bexleyheath Dartford

Hither Green

Key to fare zones
Wimbledon Park


Clapham South Balham Herne Hill Tooting Bec

Honor Oak Park Forest Hill Sydenham

Crofton Park


Sidcup Dartford

Haydons Road
Station in both zones
The zones are illustrated on the map as shown here with a number from 1 to 4. For details see the Fares and tickets leaflet.

Kingston Hampton Court Woking Chessington South Epsom

North Dulwich West Dulwich
Crystal Palace Croydon Gatwick Airport Croydon Sutton Wimbledon


Tooting Broadway

Sydenham Hill
Croydon Sutton Gatwick Airport Bromley South Orpington Swanley

Catford Bridge Bellingham


Sutton Morden



Bromley South Swanley






Hammersmith & City






Waterloo & City



National Rail

Replacement bus service

Transport for London January 2008

Some stations and lines have restricted opening times.

Travelling around London
The easiest way to get around London is by public transport. This leaflet provides brief information about the various transport options available to you, including useful maps to guide you around the city.

Travelcards/Bus Passes
You can store 7 Day Travelcards and Bus Passes on your Oyster card.

Using Oyster on National Rail
7 Day and longer period Travelcards stored on Oyster can be used across National Rail services in London. If using cash to pay as you go for single journeys please check with the train operator before travelling as not all routes are covered on National Rail.

Key bus routes in central London
139 to West Hampstead 23 Westbourne Park 13 to Golders Green Lord’s Cricket Ground Ladbroke Grove
Sainsbury’s Camden Lock Market

A combination of both
For complete flexibility, you can store tickets and cash on a single Oyster card.
Remember: the cash you put on Oyster never expires so hold onto the Oyster card for your next visit to London.

to Hampstead Heath 24 Camden Road

390 to Archway

to Seven Sisters 43 73 to Friern 38 Barnet to Clapton Pond

The Zoo
London Zoo

Camden Town

York Way
Agar Grove

What is an Oyster card?
Oyster is the easiest way to pay for single journeys on buses, Tube, trams, DLR, London Overground and some National Rail services in London. You can store your Travelcard/Bus Pass and/or cash to pay as you go on your card.

Lisson Grove 453 Marylebone

Caledonian Road 274 Mornington Crescent St. Pancras International
London Canal Museum

Essex Road Islington Angel

Taxis & private hire
Always ensure your taxi or private hire vehicle is licensed. Remember that all minicab or other private hire journeys must be booked through a licensed private hire operator. Illegal cabs are unlicensed, uninsured and often dangerous. CABWISE is a text message based service that helps you find a taxi or licensed minicab. Simply text HOME to 60835 to get one taxi and two local, licensed minicab numbers sent straight to your mobile. Text charged at 35p per enquiry plus standard text message rates. Service not available on Virgin, 3 mobile, and non UK networks.

Regent’s Park
Sherlock Holmes Museum Madame Tussaud’s

Ladbroke Grove 15 Paddington Basin Paddington

How to get an Oyster card and top up
You can renew the ticket stored on your card or top up your cash balance:

St. John Street 10
Sadler’s Wells Theatre Charles Dickens Museum Barbican Centre

to Bow 8 Old Street Shoreditch 11 23 Liverpool Street

Telecom Tower


King’s Cross 14 Warren Street and Euston Square

How to use your Oyster card
Just touch your Oyster card flat on a yellow card reader each time you make a journey.

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Tube, DLR, London Overground and National Rail services
Always touch in at the start and touch out at the end of your journey, even if the gates are open.

Always touch in as you board. You do not need to touch out.

Always touch in on the card reader on the tram stop platform before boarding a tram. You do not need to touch out.

How to pay for your journeys with Oyster Cash to pay for your journeys as you go
You can store cash on your card to pay for single journeys as you go. You can make as many journeys as you like in a 24 hour period* and you will always be charged less than the price of an equivalent Day Travelcard or One Day Bus Pass. * 24 hour period is 0430 up to 0429 the next day.

Online at At most Tube stations through the touchscreen ticket machines and the station ticket offices At over 2,200 Oyster Ticket Stops. Find your nearest one at At some National Rail ticket offices At 7 London Travel Information Centres, which also offer travel advice, free maps and entry tickets to many attractions. They are open 7 days a week in: -Liverpool Street Tube station -Piccadilly Circus Tube station -Euston National Rail station -Victoria National Rail station -Heathrow Terminals 1, 2, 3 Tube Station -West Croydon Bus station (Monday to Friday only) -Camden Town Hall - opposite King's Cross station (Monday to Friday only) By phone on 0845 330 9876*
(open 0800 - 2000 daily)
* For BT residential customers, calls to the Oyster helpline will cost no more than 3.5p per minute, (current at May 2007). The price on non-BT phones/lines may be different.

Baker Street and Gloucester Place 159 Marble Arch 274 Lancaster Gate 12 Bond Street

Great Portland Street Oxford Circus
Pollock’s Toy Museum

Edgware Road

390 Notting Hill Gate


Oxford Street
Wardour Street

Goodge Street and Gower Street
British Museum

188 Russell Square

Museum of London

Route 8 Route 9 Route 10 Route 11 Route 12 Route 13 Route 14 Route 15 Route 23 Route 24 Route 38 Route 43 Route 73 Route 74 Route 139 Route 159 Route 188 Route 274 Route 390 Route 453 Route RV1
Heritage Routemaster buses are used on parts of routes 9 and 15

Bank Chancery Holborn Viaduct for City Thameslink Lane

Tottenham Court Road Regent Street


Kensington Gardens
Albert Memorial

Hyde Park

Marble Arch

New Bond Street

Cambridge Circus Shaftesbury Avenue
Covent Garden Market

Park Lane Berkeley Square

Kingsway Temple of Mithras Tower Hill
Royal Courts of Justice St. Paul’s Cathedral

Heritage bus routes
Travelcards are valid on the Heritage routes. The famous Routemaster buses run every 15 minutes daily, from about 0930 to1830, so you can hop on and off while visiting London's attractions. They operate alongside the standard services on the following two routes: • Bus route 9: between Aldwych and Royal Albert Hall (returning from Prince of Wales Gate) • Bus route 15: between Trafalgar Square and Tower Hill The conductor has a hand-held device which you need to touch with your Oyster card. These buses are not wheelchair accessible.

Royal Albert Hall 9 10 to Hammersmith
Science Museum Victoria & Albert Museum Natural History Museum


Green Park

Royal Academy

National Gallery

Nelson’s Column

Leicester Square
London Transport Museum

Covent Garden RV1 13 9

Tower Gateway RV1 15 to Blackwall
St. Katharine’s

Cannon Street Monument Mansion House St. Paul’s Cathedral
London Bridge City Tower

Tower of London

Hyde Park Corner
Harrods Wellington Arch

Piccadilly Circus

Fleet Street Ludgate Circus Aldwych
Royal National Theatre

Green Park
Buckingham Palace

St. James’s Palace Admiralty Arch

Trafalgar Square
for Charing Cross Cleopatra’s Needle
Embankment Festival

HMS Belfast

Tower Bridge

for City Thameslink Tate Modern Globe Theatre


Tower Bridge Road

South Kensington

St. James’s Park
Westminster Cathedral
Westminster Cathedral

Horse Guards

Royal Festival Hall

Upper Ground Waterloo 139

London Bridge

188 to North Greenwich

Tate Modern London Eye Elephant & Castle

74 to Putney


38 73

Royal Mews

Victoria Street
New Scotland Yard


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14 to Putney Heath

Victoria Victoria
Coach Station

Westminster Abbey

Underground interchange National Rail interchange

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Sloane Square Chelsea 11 to Fulham Broadway 24

Belgrave Road

Houses of Parliament

Imperial War Museum


International visitors can now pre-purchase an Oyster card at

Walworth Road
Cuming Museum and Library

Kennington Road 159 to Streatham

Docklands Light Railway interchange
to 453 Deptford

Pimlico Grosvenor Road

12 to Dulwich

London River Services pier