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.
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
17-19 Cockspur Street
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Walk along Marylebone Road (10 minutes) towards Madame Tussauds. Our bus stop is located on the corner of Baker Street and Marylebone Road.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).