Arriving in London for a holiday it is very important for travellers to know about important stations on the tube network. For many when they arrive in the English capital city they will not bother using taxis and instead will want to use the tube or buses. Considering how to get around London and how much it will cost is very crucial for a visitor to know before they arrive in the UK. A great place to stay near is definitely Victoria as it offers an incredible transport stop that offers a tube, bus, coach and overground station. This is all in one area making getting around the city and beyond an easy prospect for travellers in London.
The underground station is on the Victoria, District and Circle Lines making it a quick journey into central London and when taking the tube to Heathrow Airport. The overground station has links to the rest of the country so is great for travellers who want to discover UK cities and towns on a day trip. The bus service in the capital is amazing and tourists can use them through their Oyster Card, which can also be used for tube and some overground services. The coach station at Victoria is a really useful transport stop offering Megabus and National Express buses across the city of London and further out to major town and cities in the UK.
There are plenty of accommodations near the coach station including the Astors Hotel Victoria London that is a wonderful destination. This boutique hotel near Victoria Station has amazing rooms that offer air-conditioning and have modern amenities including Wi-Fi internet, a flatscreen television and telephone. Tourists will adore the first-class service from the diligent staff members at this residence, and they will feel right at home as soon as they arrive. These fantastic lodgings are in a very quiet part of the city on a beautiful, tree-lined section, but also near shops, bars, restaurants and plenty of entertainment venues.
There is a wonderful coach service that runs from and to Victoria Station to various airports including Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton. Tickets are available at a reasonable price and coaches have a large hold for suitcases and bags. The service quickly gets customers back and forth from Victoria Station and has friendly drivers that travellers will appreciate. There is also the Eurolines service that runs from this station to important cities in Europe including Paris, Rome, Amsterdam and Dublin. It is very easy to buy tickets at this station and travellers will always find staff members who can help them get around.
Victoria Station is one of the busiest transport hubs in the capital so it is always fairly busy. Something tourists need to remember is that the coaches are around a five to ten minute walk away from the tube and overground station. This is vital information as it could be tourists are catching a coach and need to get there at a certain time. The whole area is sign-posted well but visitors can always ask people for directions if they get lost. Victoria Coach Station also has plenty of facilities including ATMs, public toilets and a taxi rank outside.