How to get around City of London
City of London Tube
There are no less than 11 tube stations in the City of London! This makes it extremely simple to travel all around London to get to famous locations. You could travel 8 minutes from St Paul’s on the Central Line to get to Oxford Circus and the shops of Oxford Street and Regent Street, as well as travelling 15 minutes from Blackfriars on the Circle or District Line to get to South Kensington and the Natural History Museum. Another option is to travel on the Bakerloo, Hammersmith and City or Circle Line and travel 15 minutes from Liverpool Street to Baker Street. From here, you can walk to Madame Tussauds and the Sherlock Holmes Museum. All of the tube lines run to one or more of the stations in the City of London, so you can get to wherever you want, whenever you want!
City of London Parking
There are plenty of places to park in the City of London, and if you want the security of an NCP car park you will find them located on Shoe Lane, Aldersgate Street, Farringdon Road, Limeburner Lane and Finsbury Square. There are several council car parks too, including Barbican Estate Car Park and Smithfield.
City of London Taxis
In an area like this, where people are rushing around, heading from place to place, you’ll always find it easy to hail a black cab! Another option is to contact one of the local taxi firms in the area and these include Airport Station Cars, which has three locations; one close to Liverpool Street Tube Station in Liverpool Street, one close to Cannon Street Tube Station in Cannon Street, one and in Fenchurch Place, which is close to Tower Hill Tube Station. Blankfield Pickup in Middlesex Street also operates in the area and is close to Liverpool Street Tube Station.
City of London On Foot
Some of the finest tourist attractions of the capital are either in the City of London, or at the very least within walking distance! If you take a central starting point of St Paul’s Tube Station, take the short walk of around 15 minutes into Southwark, where you’ll find the London Dungeon and Southwark Cathedral. You can walk around 20 minutes across Waterloo Bridge to the South Bank of the River Thames, home to the London Eye and the London Aquarium. You could also take a long stroll of around 30 minutes and visit the British Library and British Museum in Bloomsbury.