As one of the busiest and biggest cities in the world, travelling around London can be a bit daunting. The public transport system here is fast-paced and reliable. Read on to know more facts.
Get a Visitor Oyster card
An oyster card is a faster and a hassle-free way to pay for public transport in London. The Company will deliver the card and you will be good to access the tube, buses, tram, London Overground, DLR, most train services and the River Bus. Getting to see popular attractions in the city will be a piece of cake.
Take a bus
You can board a bus to go anywhere you like in London. If you have your oyster card, paying up will be easy. You simply touch your Oyster card on the big yellow card reader at the time you get on the bus. Generally, the bus services run around the clock.
Take the tube
This London underground metro network happens to be the oldest in the world. The system works well as there are no traffic jams. Trains arrive within 10 minutes of each other and in most parts of London, underground stations can be found within walking distance. The track expands across 250 miles and there are 270 stations.
Hail a taxi
Taking a black cab is an experience of its own but they are rather expensive. You could cut down the cost by sharing your cab with a few others. All you have to do is hail a cab and give your driver the address. If you are staying at one of the many London West End hotels the likes of Dorsett Shepherds Bush London, you can use cabs to get to nearby attractions.
Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+