By London Underground
Nearest station: Tower Hill underground station
Directions: Use District or Circle lines to Tower Hill station. Follow directional signage to the Tower. The main entrance is a five minute walk from the station.
Nearest stations: Fenchurch Street or London Bridge stations
From Fenchurch Street: Exit on to Mark Lane. Turn left on to Byward Street, which will lead you to Tower Hill and the Tower of London.
From London Bridge: Cross the bridge over the River Thames and turn right on to Lower Thames Street. After a 15-minute walk the Tower is located on your right.
Cycle Racks are located on the Wharf opposite the Perkin Reveller restaurant.
There are usually three bicycle stands at the Tower which are located next to the main shop. These are currently unavailable whilst building work takes place at Sugar Quay. They will be replaced as soon as this is complete.
There are a number of cycle routes throughout the area. For further information please visit the
Transport for London website: www.tfl.gov.uk/cycles. Cycles can be hired for use across the Capital - www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/cycling/14808.aspx
For safety: Ensure your bicycle is secured firmly to the stand and that you do not leave personal items unattended. Please do not ride your bike in the pedestrianised areas.
Please do not attach bicycles to railings along the Wharf. Any left on the Wharf will be removed. Cycling is not permitted on the pedestrian areas of the Wharf and Tower Hill.
By Docklands Light Railway (DLR)
Tower Gateway Station is located adjacent to Tower Hill station.
Follow directional signage to the main entrance of the Tower.
Bus routes: 15, 42, 78, 100, RV1
The Tower is also served by all major sightseeing bus tours.
Nearest river access: Tower Pier
Directions: Riverboats for Tower Pier depart from Charing Cross, Westminster and Greenwich.
Thames Clippers' fleet of hi-speed catamarans operate daily with departures every 20 minutes from both London Bridge Pier and Tower Pier. A variety of tickets are available including Single Journey and River Roamer tickets. For further information and to buy tickets, click here to visit Thames Clippers' website >
Scalable map from Multimap
The Tower is in the Congestion Charging Zone.
Parking near the Tower:
There is no parking at the Tower of London. The nearest coach and car park is situated on Lower Thames Street and is a 2 minute walk to the main entrance.
The car park has both lift and stairs. Pedestrian walkways are clearly marked and show the direction of exit to the Tower of London and pay machines.
There are several clearly marked bays.
Car and Coach parking
The closest car and coach park is managed by Apcoa Parking UK Ltd.
For up-to-date pricing information and car park opening and closing times please contact the City of London Corporation on 020 7332 1548 or email firstname.lastname@example.org