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Travel information for your visit to the Tower of London

Travel information for your visit to the Tower of London

Plan Your Journey

Tower of London
London
EC3N 4AB

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. These notices will be posted here where relevant.

Public transport

London Underground and trains

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

Bus

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.

Riverboat

Tower Pier – served by riverboats travelling from Westminster and North Greenwich Pier.

Plan your journey via riverboat

Other transport options

Coach drop-off and collection

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.

Parking

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 

Accessible parking

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.

Cycle

Bicycle racks can be found at:

  • Sargeant’s Mess restaurant (on the Wharf)
  • Behind the Tower of London shop

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.

A Yeoman Warder gives a tour to a group of visitors outside the chapel of St Peter Ad Vincula at the Tower of London
Tours and talks Highlights

Discover captivating stories of pain and passion, treachery and torture on the Yeoman Warder tours at the Tower of London.

Daily

Tower of London

Tours begin every 30 minutes

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A visitor uses the audio guide outside the Jewel House at the Tower of London.
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

Separate ticket

Visitors at the Tower of London
Families

Your adventure awaits! Explore the Tower of London together with one of our activity trails or try a digital mission.

Available daily

Tower of London

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Fron cover of book showing exterior of Kensington Palace.

Kensington Palace Art, Architecture and Society

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.

£55.00

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.

14.99

The Royal Mint - Raven coin

Raven Gifts

Legend has it that if the six ravens ever leave the Tower of London, the Tower and the kingdom will fall. These products have been inspired by the Ravens that live at the Tower of London.

From £7.99