London Public Transport Network is one of the largest in the world with access to Buses, Overground Trains, River Taxis, National Rail services and the famous London Underground or 'tube'. A London Travelcard, covering all modes of public transport, will make the sightseeing experience more relaxing and cost efficient.
London Buses represent one of the largest bus networks in the world. Approximately 7,500 iconic red buses carry more than six million passengers each weekday on a network serving all parts of Greater London.
London Overground is the suburban network of rail services. It travels through 21 of London's 33 boroughs, as well as Watford in Hertfordshire. Following the completion of the link between Clapham Junction and Surrey Quays, 30 percent of all Londoners are less than a 15 minute walk from an Overground station.
Thames Clippers River Taxi network operates a modern fleet of climate controlled high speed vessels, offering unrivalled reliability and punctuality. Existing services are rarely disrupted by adverse weather conditions and passengers are guaranteed a seat.
The London Underground carries more than one billion passengers a year, with around three and a half million journeys made each day, on 11 lines serving 270 stations. On 9 January 2013, London Underground celebrated 150 years since the first underground journey took place between Paddington and Farringdon on the Metropolitan Railway.
National Rail is a generic term to define the passenger rail services operated in Great Britain. For more information on services and schedules, please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk/.