Getting to London by Bus

You may well be arriving in London by bus or coach from elsewhere in Great Britain (take a look at the National Express website for fare and timetable details) or from Europe with companies such as Eurolines.

If you are getting to London by bus, the main coach station in London is Victoria Coach Station (close to Victoria train station). From here, it is a short walk to Victoria station where you can connect to the Underground (for the Circle, District and Victoria lines) and also to the many buses that stop there.

Some of the incoming coaches to London may also make additional stops elsewhere before reaching Victoria Coach Station. Do make sure you consider disembarking at one of these – they may be more suitable for you. Wherever you’re dropped off, you won’t be far from public transport options (bus or Underground), so utilise these to reach your final destination!

Getting to London by Bus – Cheap Deals

Megabus – with the colourful blue buses featuring a smiley, yellow-dressed man – often have very good deals for coach travel in the UK. For example, some tickets cost only £1! They also run a special promotion whereby any tickets for travel on Wednesdays will not cost more than £5. (Booking fees apply.)

National Express, as mentioned above, also do special deals on the fares, and tickets can cost from £6 one-way (conditions apply). Use their online booking form to look up ticket prices; if you’re flexible with your travel day/time and book your tickets enough in advance, you can take advantage of some superb fares!