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London Buses

#162 of 1 908 things to do in London
Open Now: 00:00 - 23:59
Open today: 00:00 - 23:59
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Good Option for Some Routes

My wife, son, daughter and I used London buses several times during our visit to London in November... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
blairkk25
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New Jersey
Buses are Amazing!

I take buses as part of my daily commute and they always seem to do the job. Sometimes they can be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
doorsandwindows
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London, United Kingdom
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One of the largest bus networks in the world, with around 8,500 vehicles in the fleet, 50 bus stations and 19,500 bus stops.
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London SW1H 0TL, England
Westminster
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, son, daughter and I used London buses several times during our visit to London in November 2018. We bought Oyster Cards which cover both the London Underground and London bus routes. One nice bus route goes from Piccadilly to Kensington. I recommend buying...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank blairkk25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I take buses as part of my daily commute and they always seem to do the job. Sometimes they can be a bit packed during the peak hours but it's far better than taking the tube as you get to do a bit of sight-seeing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used the double decker bus a few times on my visit, but walking was probably my most used means of transport. Since I was not familiar with the bus routes, I visited the tourist office that provided me with maps and suggestions on getting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

London buses work well because they can be efficient and convenient. In our judgement they are not cheap, but then again nothing is cheap in the UK! We had reason to use buses several times during our week-long stay in London, and quite enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Regularly use the 321 bus to my daughters. Never a long wait and nearly always a seat. Normally a cheery driver.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PHE22
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The worst experience so far on london buses rote 337... try to avoid this rote by all means!!! Unfortunately i have to use this line to go to work and everyday has big issues as the buses terminating up to 3 times within a 30min...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lexmont m
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Love using the London buses because of their ponctuality and frequency. Excellent service and lovely views from the top

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elisabete D
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Very easy to find and take. Bus drivers are helpful. We were sightseeing, so we really enjoyed sitting on the top deck.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BeachRunner5
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Jumped on a bus this morning from Stockwell to London and it was great to watch the driver manoeuvre his way through traffic so calmly. Great way to see London also...highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve-70
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Earlier this week I was on a bus which was diverted from the scheduled stop at Liverpool Street Station. When the bus stopped on Commercial Road the driver announced that this would be the best stop for tpassengers who wanted Liverpool Street Station. A non-English...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Nearby
Westminster
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
...More
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968tz
3 June 2018|
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Response from Howlo | Reviewed this property |
All Central London buses are double decker's now 🙂
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maggiebagwash
15 January 2018|
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Response from Michael R | Reviewed this property |
‫hello Maggie, there are guides near every major bus terminal who can answer your questions (at least there were some during the summer tourist season). You can also ask at the information desk‬
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NottsGirlsontour
19 August 2017|
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Response from anita386aa | Reviewed this property |
Normally station staff can advise or the London locals very good at assisting if you ask as I found the people very helpful.
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