Ferry in West London

Jason's Trip

Runs canal-boat trips (45 minutes one-way) between Little Venice and Camden Lock from late March to November. Book at least a day ahead online and pay on the boat (cash only).
Boat in Greenwich & South London

Thames Clippers

One of several companies operating boats along the River Thames, Thames Clippers offers proper commuter services. It's fast, pleasant and you're almost always guaranteed a seat and a view. Boats run every 20 minutes…
Train in London


The high-speed passenger rail service links St Pancras International Station with Paris, Brussels and Lille, with up to 19 daily departures. Fares vary enormously, with £29 one-way standard class being the cheapest …
Bicycle Rental in London

Santander Cycles

The idea is simple: pick one of over 11,500 bikes from one of over 750 docking stations dotted around the capital. Cycle. Then drop the bike off at another docking station. The access fee is £2 for 24 hours. All you…
Train in London

Heathrow Express

This high-speed train whisks passengers between Paddington and Heathrow Central station (serving Terminals 2 and 3) and Terminal 5 in 15 minutes. Terminal 4 passengers should take the free inter-terminal shuttle tra…
Train in London

TfL Rail

Travelling between Heathrow Airport and Paddington station, this modern passenger train service departs every 30 minutes and makes five stops en route. The journey takes about 30 minutes. The first trains leave Heat…
Train in London

Gatwick Express

This dedicated train service links Victoria Station in central London with the station near the Gatwick South Terminal every 15 minutes. From Victoria, there are services between 5am and 10.44pm. From the airport, t…
Boat in The West End

Thames River Boats

These boats go upriver from Westminster Pier to the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew (1½ hours, four per day) and on to Hampton Court Palace (another 1½ hours, 11am sailing only), a distance of 22 miles. It’s possible t…
Boat in The South Bank

Tate Boat

The Tate Boat whisks art lovers between London's Tate galleries in approximately 20 minutes. Services operate at 30-minute intervals between 9am and 5pm daily (look for route RB2 on the online timetable). Fares are …
Tram in London

London Tramlink

South London has a small tram network called London Tramlink. There are three routes running along 17 miles of track, including Wimbledon to Elmers End via Croydon; Croydon to Beckenham; and Croydon to New Addington…