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Directions From Airports & Stations

Are you arriving at a London Airport, major train or coach station and planning to hop straight onto The Original Tour? Please click here or see below for directions to the most convenient Original Tour departure point.

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Directions From London Airports & Stations


If you have already arrived in London, you may find our Main Departure Points page useful to help you find your most convenient start point.

Remember you can board the bus at any bus stop – even if there is not a staff member on the stop, the bus driver will be able to take you to the next manned stop where you can validate your ticket.

If you are arriving into the main train stations (Victoria, Waterloo, Kings Cross & St Pancras, Euston, Liverpool Street, Marylebone, Paddington or Charing Cross), airports (Heathrow, Stanstead, Gatwick, Luton or City) or Victoria Coach Station this page will help you get into central London to join The Original Tour.


Visitor Centre Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday 8.00am to 6.00pm

The Original London Visitor Centre
17-19 Cockspur Street
Trafalgar Square
London
SW1Y 5BL

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Victoria Train Station


If arriving into Victoria Train Station, you will find the main departure point for our Yellow Route on Grosvenor Gardens, just across the road from the main station entrance.

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Waterloo Train Station


Our bus stop is located on York Road. Please take the ‘York Road’ exit from the train station. The Original Tour bus stop is between the Shell Building and County Hall, behind The London Eye.

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Kings Cross & St Pancras Train Stations


Take the London underground Piccadilly Line westbound to Piccadilly Circus. Take the “Trocadero Centre” exit. You will find our bus stop on Coventry Street on the corner of Wardour Street.

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Euston Station


Take the London underground Victoria Line to Victoria (station). You will find the main departure point for our Yellow Route on Grosvenor Gardens, just across the road from the main station entrance.

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Liverpool Street Station


Take the London underground Circle Line one stop westbound to Tower Hill. Our bus stop is on Tower Hill in front of the Tower of London.

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Marylebone Station


Walk along Marylebone Road (10 minutes) towards Madame Tussauds. Our bus stop is located on the corner of Baker Street and Marylebone Road.

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Paddington Train Station


Take the London underground Circle Line (two stops) or the Bakerloo Line (three stops) to Baker Street underground station, take the exit that comes out on Marylebone Road and walk 20 metres to the right towards our bus stop on the corner of Marylebone Road & Baker Street.

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Heathrow Airport


From Heathrow Airport you have 2 options:
Option 1. (approximately 30 mins)
Take the Heathrow Express to London Paddington Railway Station and change onto the London underground Bakerloo Line to Piccadilly Circus. Take the “Trocadero Centre” exit and you will find our bus stop located on Coventry Street on the corner of Wardour Street.
Option 2. (approximately 60 mins)
Take the London underground Piccadilly Line directly from Heathrow to Piccadilly Circus. Take the “Trocadero Centre” exit. You will find our bus stop located on Coventry Street on the corner of Wardour Street.

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Stansted Airport


Take the Stansted Express train to Liverpool Street Station (approximately one hour) and see above for directions from Liverpool Street Station. Alternatively, if travelling by coach, take the Airbus to Victoria Coach Station and see below for directions from Victoria Coach Station. Our Grosvenor Gardens bus stop for the Yellow Route is a 5 minute walk from Victoria Coach Station.

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Gatwick Airport


Take the Gatwick Express train to Victoria Station (approximately 35 minutes). Just across the road from the main entrance to Victoria train station, on Grosvenor Gardens, you will find the main departure point for our Yellow Route.

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Luton Airport


Take either the Green Line or National Express bus service to Victoria Station (approximately 90 minutes). Our Yellow Route departs from the corner of Grosvenor Gardens.

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London City Airport


Take the Docklands Light Railway train to Tower Gateway. Our bus stop is on Tower Hill in front of the Tower of London.

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London Victoria Coach Station


Walk along Buckingham Palace Road (5 minutes) towards Victoria Train Station. The main departure point for the Yellow Route can be found on Grosvenor Gardens, just across the road from the Victoria Train Station main entrance (see map below).

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