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London Buses

London SW1H 0TL, England
+44 343 222 1234
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What you need to know - Great way to see London

London Buses - What you need to know. 1 - You can not pay with money only cards 2 - Cards to use... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Robert K
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
via mobile

A great service that on this occasion was discounted by incorrect information on the electronic... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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One of the largest bus networks in the world, with around 8,500 vehicles in the fleet, 50 bus stations and 19,500 bus stops.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
London SW1H 0TL, England
+44 343 222 1234
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

London Buses - What you need to know. 1 - You can not pay with money only cards 2 - Cards to use - Any contactless bank card or Oyster card - These can be purchased from underground stations or newsagents - These are prepaid...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great service that on this occasion was discounted by incorrect information on the electronic boards. If you are going to have info it should be right.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In my 65 years always like to travel on the bus as a lad of 10 me and my mate traveled all over london on ticket you can no longer buy called red rover but that said the oyster card is just as good to...More

Thank W4man
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was surprised at the ease of using the buses in London , using contactless card regular stops a minutes between services. Announcements to next stop and bus destination very clean but obviously busy and slower at peak times thank you 94 &148

Thank Nigel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are not in a hurry, always prefer the bus. Go upstairs and try to catch the front seats. A tour of all of London sights . On line 15 (which goes to the Tower of London) there are some old buses, and riding...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

After years of journeying around London by tube, we spent two days using the buses instead. What a revelation. Very good service day and night, clean and quiet buses, not too busy and a great view of the city from the top deck. The price...More

Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Best way to travel around London. Drivers were Helpful and polite, Buses were clean and regular and the fares are reasonable.

Thank Steve57C
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

London bus service is the worst I've ever used. Drivers have NO idea where anything is, absolutely hopeless to try and get around. We were told so many WRONG buses to take we used £50 in 4 days getting on and off wrong buses. Would...More

Thank raelene61
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

What can be more iconic than red double decker buses driving through the city of London. Now that's got to be a world famous sight. Gone are the times of the roaring diesel engines that drove these buses, most are now electric or hybrid electric....More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This service was recommended by our hotel, but it's connectivity was very poor. We spend far too much time waiting for a bus that had the German translation, and staff seemed indifferent. However two English guides were very good, but I'd try another service next...More

Thank jandghubbard
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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19 August 2017|
Response from anita386aa | Reviewed this property |
Normally station staff can advise or the London locals very good at assisting if you ask as I found the people very helpful.
13 April 2017|
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Response from Ruth L | Reviewed this property |
I got a number 23 bus last week. Stops near both stations
9 September 2016|
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Response from djdulac | Reviewed this property |
I found Google Maps extremely helpful. They show you bus, underground, cab, walking information, the current times per each choice. It is very amazing the information you can glean from this site.