Handy London Tourist Maps
Are you a first time visitor to London? or have been a business traveller? We all need some navigational support when we are in new town and surely a handy London tourist map can help you save time and money, so that you enjoy little extra when you travel around this amazing city.
City of London is divided in zones, which means Zone 1 being the centre most part of London, and also the most congested one. Outward you go from the city, the zone number changes, so does the conjestion and so does the cost of travelling in within those zone. Wouldn’t you feel good to have Handy London travel maps, so that you know where you going? and what to expect in the area you going.
London is a big city, and surely you don’t want to go to places which are of no interests to you, be you a tourist in London, or business traveller. It’s like going out to a city, whose weather is as unpredictable as Rhino or for an example (ha ha ;)) So coming back to the point, where we must provide you with the updated no nonsense London tourist maps.
London Tube Map – Without a London Tube map for a newbie is like getting lost in a crystal maze. so make sure when you are in the hotel where you are staying, ask them to give you one tube map, we are sure, they will have. Well in many cases.
London Bus Maps – Well there are many London Bus Maps. You can get these maps from the TFL website or from any near buy tube stations. Tube stations do have maps for tube line, buses, DLR, Overground and underground trains. To get the updated London Bus Maps please click here: “Transport for London Bus Maps“
DLR Maps – DLR stands for Docklands Light Railway, it was opened in 1987 to serve the needs and travel requirements of Docklands area of London. These days, it covers the East London and Greater East London. Most important lines start from Bank station and from Tower Gateway station. If you are travelling in East London, and going around Docklands area, don’t be bothered to take buses or any other transport, because DLR is quick and not very crowded way to commute. Tourists will love exploring Dockland yards of London, via DLR. You can go to Emirates Cable Car, London City Airport, Greenwich, Stratford, Beckton, Lewisham. It’s a fun ride and it runs on a smaller gauge then the main trains which run in London underground.
Overground Rails – London Overground is a rail network comprising of sub urban rail which covers central London as well as Greater London. There are about 12 interchange stations available on the overground rail. You can hop on/hop off any of these to see central London and any outskirts of greater London. The network cover major stations like Stratford, Liverpool street, Barking, Euston and West Hampstead to name a few. One way ticket prices can vary from £1.50 to £2.60 commute. These days they have contactless checkin as well where you use your Oyster cards to pay contactless on the overground rails. The overground has a whopping 112 stations and is part of National rail service as well. you can get an idea that the train is the overground train, when you step inside its all orange in colour, like other trains its given a unique colour. You can get more information on London Overground services on the TFL website which keeps the updated routes and fares for all London transport services.
River Services Map – There is only oner river which crosses the heart of London that is the Thames River. Explore travelling in style London has this great the options for travelling on the Thames, from regular Thames Clipper services to leisurely boat tours and travel. Services call at Westminster (for the Houses of Parliament), The London Eye, Embankment (for the West End), Tower (for the Tower of London) and Greenwich (for the Maritime museums). Don’t miss out when you plan your London tour package, buy tickets to London Thames Dinner Cruise. You can check out all the River Cruises here.