London is a massive city. Covering some 607 square miles (or 1,572 km), it is the most populated city in Europe within its city limits. Despite its size, the city maintains an effective and efficient transport system that connects all 32 of its boroughs.

Travelling around the capital is often stressful, and frequently chaotic – so much so that we’ve put together a survival guide for travelling around London for first-time visitors. For those who are unfamiliar with the city, getting around this sprawling megalopolis can be a daunting experience.

In our guide below, we’ve outlined the pros and cons of each travel payment option and provided our recommendation on which one to purchase ahead of your trip to London. Use this guide to work out which London travel card is right for you.


which travel card is best? by Matt Smith

Whether you’re visiting London for a couple of days or a week, our selection of London tours are the perfect way to see the city. Take the stress out of planning your own itinerary and travelling around London on public transport.

Instead, relax onboard one of our luxury coaches and take in the iconic sights as our expert guides bring the history of this fantastic city to life.

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Evan Evans provides unforgettable journeys and experiences to Britain’s most iconic locations. Journey deep into the heart of Britain’s incredible history, culture and legends on a guided tour with London’s longest-running tour operator.

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