Tickets can be purchased from ticket machines and ticket offices at all stations.Entering and leaving the underground is made simple by the ticket operated gates.At the end of your journey,if the value on your ticket is used up, the gate will open but your ticket will be retained.Tonehe underground is your divided into six fare Zones' with zone 1 covering central London.
* Special fares apply between Keenton and Harrow & Wealdstone on the Bakerloo line and north of Moor park on the metropolitan line
Heathrow By Underground: The piccadilly line serves.Heathrow with trains running every few minutes from early morning to late evening .The journey time from central London is around 50 minutes.
By bus: Airbus A2 runs every 30 minutes throughout the day from a number of stops in central London.Alternatively, you can use the Feltham Railair bus link. Take the train to Feltham station (change at Clapham Junction if necessary ) for connecting service. Naional Express coaches run from Victoria Coach Station every 30 minutes.
By rail: The Heathrow Express runs direct,high speed trains between paddington station and Heathrow .Trains depart every 15 minutes and have a journey time of 15 minutes to and from Heathrow Terminal 1,2 and 3. Allow an extra 5 minutes for journeys to and from Terminal 4. Gatwick
Conex South Central and Gatwick Express rail service run direct from Victoria Journey time is around 30-40 minutes. Thameslink rail service run from King's Cross (Thameslink),Farringdon,Blackfriars and London Bridge station. Airbus A5 operates hourly from Victoria Coach Station and Pimlico Underground station
Take the jubilee line or Docklands Light Railway to canning Town for connecting shuttle bus service. Shuttle bus service also run from Liverpool Street station and Canary Wharf Underground and Docklands Light Railway stations.
Stansted Skytrian service run every 15 minutes (30 minutes on Saturday and Sundays) from Liverpool Street and Tottenham Hale station. Airbus A6 departs from Victoria Coach Station , Hyde Park Corner,Marble Aech and Backer Street hourly. Alternatevely ,Airbus A7 departs from Victoria Coach Station ,Embankment and Aldgate hourly.
Thameslink rail services run from London bridge, Backfriars,Farringdon and King's Cross (Thameslink) to Luton Airport Parkway station for the connecting free shuttle bus service .Green line coaches run from Victoria (Buckingham Palace Road),Hyde Park Corner,Marble Arch,George Street and Baker Street
Night time travel
Daytime buses and the underground run until approximately 0030.But the extensive system of Night buses operates throughout the night serving the city's many bars ,clubs ,restaurants,theatres and cinemas.
On Night buses there are generally two adult single bus fares. For any bus journey in outer London the fare is just £ 1.00 and for journey into , form , within and across central London (Zone 1) the fare is £ 1.50. Child fares are not available before 0430. All Night bus route numbers start with the letter 'N'.
Smoking is not permitted on public transport . Please keep personal belongings with you at all times to avoid delays caused by security alerts (abandoned luggage may be destroyed). Be aware that pickpockets and tickets touts operate in busy areas. Please take note of all safety notices and in the unlikely event of an emergency follow the instructions of our trained staff . You will find that travelling is easier and more comfortable outside of the busy 'rush hour' which is at 0800-0930 and 1700-1800 Monday to Friday
Lifts and escalators
Keep loose clothing and luggage clear of lift doors .On escalators take extra care with childern . Pushchairs and buggies should be folded. Please be carefull when stepping on or off an escalator , especially when carrying luggage.
Platforms Do not stand near the edge.Never try to pick any belongings that have fallen on the track because it is electrified . Ask staff for assistance.
Boarding trains ,buses and trams
Never obstruct doors or try to get on or off as the doors are closing . Mind the gap between the train and platform edge when entering or leaving the train .Only get on or off a bus ,train or tram when it is stationary.
London's Transport Museum
A great day out in town
Covert Garden Piazza is a great setting for a great museum . Hands -on fun , KidZones (15 interactive station for childern) , exciting bus and train simulators ,videos screen displays and live events bring the fascinating history of London's public transport alive . The museum shop sells posters. /Models , books and a whole range of terrific souvenirs.
London Travel Information Centers
Help every step of the way
The place to go for the best travel advice, free , timetables and to buy Travelcards or Bus Passes. London Travel Information Centers also sell sightseeing tours , entry tickets to many attractions and handy guide books.
Travel Information Centers are located at:
Underground stations: Heathrow 1,2,3.King's Cross. Liverpool Street, Oxford Circus,St James's Park. National Rail stations:Euston,Paddington,Victoria. Bus stations:Brent Cross ,Hammersmith , North Greenwich,West Croydon , Uxbridge. Airport : Heathrow Terminal 1 , 2 & 4 arrival halls.
London travel tickets and information are also available at
Disabled customers requiring travel advice and information about accessible travel in London , please telephone /textphone :020 7918 3312
For 24 hour travel information about Tubes , bus , tram , riverboat, Docklands Light Railway and rail services within Greater London, including journey advice , fares and timetables call London Travel Information 020 7222 1234 Testphone 020 7918 3015
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