Travel information for your visit to the Tower of London
Updated 25 March. In line with Public Health England guidance, we have taken the decision to close all six of our palaces and gardens until 31st May. We will be reviewing this and will keep you updated. Please read our statement for further information. Read our statement
Where possible, we aim to give notice of local events that may disrupt your travel to the Tower of London. These notices will be posted here where relevant.
Tower Hill station (5 minute walk) – served by the District and Circle lines
Tower Hill station has step-free access to street level.
Nearby stations (10 – 15 minute walk) – Aldgate, Aldgate East, Tower Gateway, Monument, Bank, London Bridge, Fenchurch Street
Routes 15, 42, 78, 100, and RV1 stop nearby the Tower of London.
All major sightseeing bus tours in London pass by the Tower of London.
Tower Pier – served by riverboats travelling from Westminster and North Greenwich Pier.Plan your journey via riverboat
Coach parking is available at nearby car parks.
Tower Hill Coach and Car Park offers a coach drop-off facility free of charge if the stay is under 15 minutes.
Tower Hill is a vehicle free zone and there is no on-site parking facility. Parking in the surrounding area is limited as the Tower is in the Congestion Charging Zone.
Nearby car parks
Tower Hill Coach and Car Park (2 minute walk) – 50 Lower Thames Street, London, EC3R 6DT
Minories car park (10 minute walk) – 1 Shorter Street, London, E1 8LP
Tower Hill Coach and Car Park is fully accessible with allocated bays for Blue Badge holders.
An interactive map, produced by the City of London, shows Blue Badge parking bays in the local area.
Please check our Accessibility page for more information.
Bicycle racks can be found at:
An East-West Cycle Superhighway passes Tower Hill tube station.
Cycling is not permitted in the pedestrianised areas of the Wharf and Tower Hill. Bicycles attached to railings in the Wharf may be removed without notice.
Travel behind the scenes at Kensington Palace and discover the stories of generations of the British royal family. Kensington Palace is renowned for its architecture, stunning interiors, world renowned collections and its royal residents.