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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
London
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Plan Your Journey

Please visit the TfL website 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.

 

 

Transport

Underground

  • Tower Hill station: District and Circle Lines (5 minute walk). Tower Hill may become extremely busy during rush hour periods.
  • Alternative stations include Aldgate, Aldgate East, Tower Gateway, Monument and London Bridge stations, which are a short walk away from the Tower.
  • Please visit the TfL website for more information and to plan your journey.

Overground

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

Bus

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

DLR

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

Riverboat

  • Nearest river access point: Tower Pier. 

Car

  • 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.

Parking

Disabled parking

Cycle

  • Bicycle racks can be found at:
    • 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.

Daily

Tower of London

A guide shows a group of visitors the Throne Room in the State Rooms at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens. Two red and gold thrones sit at one end of the room and the walls are lined with green silk damask and the walls are lined with historical artwork.
Things to see Tours and talks

Discover elegant State Rooms still used by the royal family on a guided tour of Hillsborough Castle.

Wednesday to Sunday

Hillsborough Castle

One tour per hour, starting on the hour (first tour: 10:00, final tour: 15:00)

Included in castle tours (members go free)

A Yeoman Warder stands outside the White Tower during a Twilight Tour or the Tower.
Tours and talks

Dare you visit the Tower at night and take one of our Twilight Tours? Discover secrets of the Tower's history with after-hours access.

Selected Sundays in February-April

Tower of London

19:00

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

Our exclusive glittering and sparkling decoration of the White Tower, the centre of the Tower of London

Tower of London White Tower luxury embroidered hanging decoration

Our exclusive premium decoration of the White Tower, the centre of the Tower of London. Built on the orders of William the Conqueror, the White Tower has now stood for almost 1000 years.

£29.99

Tower of London navy sweatshirt featuring White Tower image together with a raven in foreground on the front .
Words 'Tower of London' printed in red at lower edge of image.

Tower of London raven navy sweatshirt

Featuring our unique and exclusive design, our Tower of London raven navy sweatshirt will keep you warm on chilly days.

£22.99

Tower of London raven black cap featuring iconic raven design.

Tower of London raven black cap

Featuring our iconic raven design, our baseball cap would make a wonderful memento from your trip to the world famous Tower of London.

£9.99