Are you a first-time visitor to London? or have been a business traveller? We all need some navigational support when we are in a new town and surely a handy London tourist map can help you save time and money so that you enjoy a little extra when you travel around this amazing city.
The city of London is divided into zones, which means Zone 1 is the centre part of London, and also the most congested one. Outward you go from the city, the zone number changes, so does the congestion and so does the cost of travelling within each 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 go.
London is a big city, and surely you don’t want to go to places which are of no interest to you, be you a tourist in London, or a business traveller. It’s like going out to a city, whose weather is as unpredictable as Rhino or for example (haha ;)) 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 one. Well in many cases.
London Bus Maps
London Bus Maps vary from zone to zone. 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 lines, buses, DLR, and Overground and underground trains. To get the updated London Bus Maps please click here: “Transport for London Bus Maps“
London DLR Maps
DLR stands for Docklands Light Railway, it was opened in 1987 to serve the needs and travel requirements of the Docklands area of London. These days, it covers East London and Greater East London. The most important lines start from Bank station and from Tower Gateway station. If you are travelling in East London and going around the Docklands area, don’t be bothered to take buses or any other transport, because DLR is a 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, and Lewisham. It’s a fun ride and it runs on a smaller gauge than the main trains which run in London underground.
London Overground Rails
London Overground is a rail network comprising suburban 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 covers 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 check-in 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 the 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 it’s 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 one river that crosses the heart of London that is the Thames River. Explore travelling in style London has these great 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.