Getting here

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.
The Tower of London, looking north-west. Showing two female visitors using the digital audio guide tour devices.
Tours and talks

Explore deeper with the Tower of London audio guide tour. Discover extra information about the Tower's history, plan your day and find out more about our cafés and shops.


Tower of London

A young girl looks in amazement from the stone Battlements at the Tower of London
Things to see

Walk the defensive inner battlements and huge towers that have guarded the Tower of London for centuries.

Open daily

Tower of London

A woman and child interact with an armoury exhibit in Armoury in Action within the White Tower of the Tower of London
Families Things to see

Shoot arrows, assemble firearms and brandish a sword in this exciting, hands-on experience in the White Tower.

Open daily

Tower of London

Beefeater teddy bear - teddy bear dressed in the red uniform of the Tower of London Yeoman.

Beefeater teddy bear

This 'Beefeater' bear is splendidly dressed in a Yeoman Warder uniform, standing ready to guard the Tower of London.


Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china plate

Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china plate

Commemorate the royal wedding of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with this official commemorative fine bone china plate. Made in England using traditional fine bone china techniques, unchanged for centuries, this collector's plate has been commissioned exclusively by Buckingham Palace to mark the royal occasion.