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Travel information for your visit to the Tower of London

Travel information for your visit to the Tower of London

Tower of London

Plan Your Journey

Check here for up to date travel information to ensure a smooth journey to the Tower of London. 

Transport for London - journey planner

Travel disruption

Where possible, we aim to give notice of local events that may disrupt your travel to the Tower of London. If you are visiting on the dates listed below it is advised you check Transport for London for travel advice. 

  • No known events 

Means of transport


  • Tower Hill station: District and Circle Lines (5 minute walk). Tower Hill may become extremely busy during rush hour periods.


  • Nearest stations: Fenchurch Street (5 minute walk) or London Bridge (15 minute walk)


  • Bus routes: 15, 42, 78, 100, RV1.
  • The Tower is also served by all major sightseeing bus tours.


  • Nearest stop: Tower Gateway. (5 minute walk)


  • Nearest river access point: Tower Pier. 


  • 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.


Disabled parking


  • Bicycle racks can be found:
    • Sargeant's Mess restaurant (on the Wharf)
    • Behind the Tower of London shop
  • Please remember that 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.