Transport

London has one of the most envied transport systems in the world. From the tube and buses to the DLR, trains, and boats to even the cable car - here is the latest information and news about the underground, Oyster and everything else you need to know about travel in London.

Are You Travelling On London's Most - Or Least - Punctual Bus Route?

Are You Travelling On London's Most - Or Least - Punctual Bus Route?

Where does your postcode rank? | By Laura Reynolds
Could London's Public Transport Ever Be Free?

Could London's Public Transport Ever Be Free?

Wouldn't it be nice if... | By Harry Rosehill
Why Aren't London's Airports Actually In London?

Why Aren't London's Airports Actually In London?

How do they get away with it? | By James FitzGerald
New Delays Mean You Won't Be Riding Those Crossrail Trains To Heathrow As Soon As You Thought

New Delays Mean You Won't Be Riding Those Crossrail Trains To Heathrow As Soon As You Thought

TfL Rail takeover to go ahead... without the new carriages. | By Harry Rosehill
What's Happening With London's Transport Over The May Bank Holidays 2018?

What's Happening With London's Transport Over The May Bank Holidays 2018?

Will it scupper your plans? | By Laura Reynolds
If You're Heading To The Marathon This Weekend, Here's What You Need To Know About That DLR Strike

If You're Heading To The Marathon This Weekend, Here's What You Need To Know About That DLR Strike

Four days of strikes. | By Laura Reynolds
There's Going To Be A Tube Strike This Week: Here's What You Need To Know

There's Going To Be A Tube Strike This Week: Here's What You Need To Know

Which line, when and where? | By Laura Reynolds
Quiz: How Much Attention Do You Pay To Tube Station Names?

Quiz: How Much Attention Do You Pay To Tube Station Names?

It's all in the detail. | By Laura Reynolds
New Report Shows That The Tube Is An Air Pollution Hot-Spot

New Report Shows That The Tube Is An Air Pollution Hot-Spot

Avoiding the tube is good for your health. | By Harry Rosehill
Quiz: Name These Stations From Ye Olde Photos

Quiz: Name These Stations From Ye Olde Photos

Early 20th century concourses. | By M@
There's Another DLR Strike Later This Month

There's Another DLR Strike Later This Month

Going to the London Marathon? You need to know about this. | By Laura Reynolds
Why Do People Just STOP At The End Of Escalators?
Opinion

Why Do People Just STOP At The End Of Escalators?

Ask the Londonist Agony Aunt. | By Will Noble
Londoners Enjoy First Direct Train To Amsterdam

Londoners Enjoy First Direct Train To Amsterdam

Direct link opens up. | By M@
Looking For Cheap Train Tickets? Skyscanner Now Does Trains Too

Looking For Cheap Train Tickets? Skyscanner Now Does Trains Too

Cheap trains to random places here we come. | By Harry Rosehill
A Northern Line Tube Quiz

A Northern Line Tube Quiz

How well do you know the black line. | By M@
You Can Now Fly Direct From London To Australia

You Can Now Fly Direct From London To Australia

You've got loads of cash, right? | By Will Noble
A Sneak Peek Inside Canary Wharf's New Crossrail Station

A Sneak Peek Inside Canary Wharf's New Crossrail Station

The Elizabeth line is coming. | By M@
Were You On A Self-Driving Train This Morning?

Were You On A Self-Driving Train This Morning?

Look, no hands. | By M@
Here's What You Need To Know About This Week's DLR Strike

Here's What You Need To Know About This Week's DLR Strike

What'll be closed, when and where. | By Laura Reynolds
Bet We'll Surprise You With This A-Z Of Tube Trivia

Bet We'll Surprise You With This A-Z Of Tube Trivia

Underground poetry. | By M@
Ride This Wonderful Model Railway At The End Of The Metropolitan Line

Ride This Wonderful Model Railway At The End Of The Metropolitan Line

Watch out for the bonus deer. | By M@
Are You One Of 254 People Doing The Tube's Most Pointless Journey Every Day?

Are You One Of 254 People Doing The Tube's Most Pointless Journey Every Day?

People are seriously missing out on a trick. | By Harry Rosehill
Are You Prepared For This Tube Strike Next Week?

Are You Prepared For This Tube Strike Next Week?

Aslef has told drivers to stage a 24-hour walkout. | By City AM
Have You Heard Of Chariot, London's New Shared Transport Service?

Have You Heard Of Chariot, London's New Shared Transport Service?

Take control of your commute. | Sponsor
Planning To Give Birth In A Black Cab? Black Cabbies Are Now Trained Midwives

Planning To Give Birth In A Black Cab? Black Cabbies Are Now Trained Midwives

The most London-y place to be born. | By Harry Rosehill
This Is What The Tube Map Could Look Like In 2040

This Is What The Tube Map Could Look Like In 2040

What a beauty. | By Harry Rosehill
This Is How Much You'll Be Paying To Use Crossrail

This Is How Much You'll Be Paying To Use Crossrail

Fares have been announced. | By Laura Reynolds
What's Happening With London's Transport Over Easter 2018?

What's Happening With London's Transport Over Easter 2018?

Will your journey be disrupted? | By Laura Reynolds
10 Unusual Things To Do At St Pancras Station

10 Unusual Things To Do At St Pancras Station

Besides waiting for a train, that is. | By Will Noble
What Goes On Behind The Scenes At London City Airport? We Went To Find Out

What Goes On Behind The Scenes At London City Airport? We Went To Find Out

What really happens to your bags? | By Ross Miklaszewicz
How Many Tube Stations Can You Recognise From The Tiles?

How Many Tube Stations Can You Recognise From The Tiles?

Our beautiful tube. | By M@
7 London Things It's Easier To Get Your Hands On Than A 26-30 Railcard

7 London Things It's Easier To Get Your Hands On Than A 26-30 Railcard

Manage to get one? | By Laura Reynolds
Londoners Have Backed The Pedestrianisation Of Oxford Street... Did You?

Londoners Have Backed The Pedestrianisation Of Oxford Street... Did You?

Still plenty of kinks to be ironed out. | By City AM
You'll Soon Be Able To Fly Direct Between 'London' And The Lake District

You'll Soon Be Able To Fly Direct Between 'London' And The Lake District

Tickets on sale today. | By Laura Reynolds
Rihanna And Taylor Quotes Appear On Train Departure Boards

Rihanna And Taylor Quotes Appear On Train Departure Boards

"If you don't live your life, then who will?" | By Will Noble
Seen This Proposal For An 'M25 For High-Speed Trains', Spanning Both Heathrow And Gatwick?

Seen This Proposal For An 'M25 For High-Speed Trains', Spanning Both Heathrow And Gatwick?

This is HS4Air. | By City AM
Can You Guess What Ties The Designs Of These Three London Buildings Together?

Can You Guess What Ties The Designs Of These Three London Buildings Together?

Clue: it's to do with trains. | By Londonist Staff
The Man Who Insisted On Wearing A Turban On The Tube

The Man Who Insisted On Wearing A Turban On The Tube

A story from 1964. | By Will Noble
Station Toilets To Go Free

Station Toilets To Go Free

Taking a pee without taking a p. | By M@
Ever Wondered How Canal Boats Move Upstream In London?

Ever Wondered How Canal Boats Move Upstream In London?

Patience is key. | By Robert Greene
First Elizabeth Line Train Rolls Through Crossrail Tunnels

First Elizabeth Line Train Rolls Through Crossrail Tunnels

Everyday, it's a gettin' closer. | By M@
Quiz: Identify The Tube Station By Its Exit

Quiz: Identify The Tube Station By Its Exit

Turning our backs on tube stations. | By Laura Reynolds
Does Eurostar's £35 Single To Amsterdam Ticket Actually Exist?

Does Eurostar's £35 Single To Amsterdam Ticket Actually Exist?

Yes and no. | By Will Noble
A Kid Has 'Redesigned' The Piccadilly Line

A Kid Has 'Redesigned' The Piccadilly Line

Or was it a kid? | By Will Noble
This Chiswick Wall Has Been Beautified With Maps

This Chiswick Wall Has Been Beautified With Maps

Turnham Green turns mappy. | By M@
Five Months Of Disruption Coming To The Northern Line

Five Months Of Disruption Coming To The Northern Line

This'll be fun. | By Laura Reynolds
How Long Does The Oyster Card Have Left?

How Long Does The Oyster Card Have Left?

The world is your... contactless bank card. | By Harry Rosehill
 London Underground Named One Of The Most Important Projects Of The Past 200 Years

London Underground Named One Of The Most Important Projects Of The Past 200 Years

We couldn't agree more. | By City AM
Could This Be Old Street In 2020?

Could This Be Old Street In 2020?

The Good, the Bad and the Downright Weird. | By M@
Alternative Branding For London Underground Lines

Alternative Branding For London Underground Lines

Can TfL make this happen please? | By Will Noble
10 Things To Do At Liverpool Street Station

10 Things To Do At Liverpool Street Station

Time to kill? Here are some ideas. | By Will Noble
The Night Overground Is Extending To Highbury & Islington

The Night Overground Is Extending To Highbury & Islington

Victoria line night tube and Overground night tube will now join up. | By Will Noble
6 Things That'll Happen When The Eurostar Runs To Amsterdam

6 Things That'll Happen When The Eurostar Runs To Amsterdam

"The route gets dubbed the Remoaner line". | By Will Noble
London City Airport Closed Due To Unexploded Bomb

London City Airport Closed Due To Unexploded Bomb

No flights expected today. | By City AM
Direct London To Amsterdam Trains Will Run From April

Direct London To Amsterdam Trains Will Run From April

Hoera! | By Will Noble
The Heritage Routemaster Bus That's Perfect For London Sightseeing

The Heritage Routemaster Bus That's Perfect For London Sightseeing

All for the regular Oyster card fare. | By Laura Reynolds
Kids Get To Drive Buses And Tube Trains At London Transport Museum

Kids Get To Drive Buses And Tube Trains At London Transport Museum

All aboard! | By M@
How Many Buses Can You Ride In An Hour?

How Many Buses Can You Ride In An Hour?

Challenge accepted. | By Geoff Marshall
The New Bus Hopper Fare Launches Today

The New Bus Hopper Fare Launches Today

Unlimited bus and tram journeys in one hour for the price of one. | By Laura Reynolds
How Many Of These Tube Map Covers Do You Remember?

How Many Of These Tube Map Covers Do You Remember?

Looking back at 13 years of artwork. | By Harry Rosehill
Trains Run More Frequently On The Northern Line From Today

Trains Run More Frequently On The Northern Line From Today

Boost to evening peak services to lessen overcrowding. | By Laura Reynolds
Lost In The Thames: A Forgotten Piece Of Transport History

Lost In The Thames: A Forgotten Piece Of Transport History

Horse bus badges are rare, but we know where to find thousands. | By M@
In Pictures: Victoria Station's New Ticket Hall

In Pictures: Victoria Station's New Ticket Hall

Doubled in size. | By Will Noble
A Look Into The Boozy, Beery Past Of St Pancras Station

A Look Into The Boozy, Beery Past Of St Pancras Station

The station has just celebrated its 150th anniversary. | By Robert Greene
Behind The Scenes At London City Airport: Part 1

Behind The Scenes At London City Airport: Part 1

A peek at the VIP lifestyle. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
TfL Changes Widely Derided 'Please Hold On' Announcement - Londoners Still Aren't Happy

TfL Changes Widely Derided 'Please Hold On' Announcement - Londoners Still Aren't Happy

It's now 'Please hold on while the bus is moving.' | By Harry Rosehill
Did You Know About The 'Second Northern Line' Coming To London In May?

Did You Know About The 'Second Northern Line' Coming To London In May?

'Misery line' about to become slightly less miserable? | By Will Noble
Crossrail Is Coming: What's Happening When?

Crossrail Is Coming: What's Happening When?

Pace yourselves - it's not all happening at once. | By Geoff Marshall
Night Tube Services Could Start Running On The DLR

Night Tube Services Could Start Running On The DLR

A front seat at 2am is still a front seat. | By Laura Reynolds
Looks Like Crossrail Could Be Extended To Kent

Looks Like Crossrail Could Be Extended To Kent

Abbey Wood may not be the end of the line for long... | By City AM
New Crossrail Maps Show Which Parts Will Open First

New Crossrail Maps Show Which Parts Will Open First

It'll open in sections. | By City AM
An Ingenious Way To Cross All The DLR Platforms At Canary Wharf

An Ingenious Way To Cross All The DLR Platforms At Canary Wharf

Your timing needs to be spot on. | By Will Noble
The Crossrail Roundels Are Being Installed... Here's What They Look Like

The Crossrail Roundels Are Being Installed... Here's What They Look Like

11 months to go... | By Laura Reynolds
These Are The Next 13 Tube Stations Going Step-Free

These Are The Next 13 Tube Stations Going Step-Free

Is yours on the list? | By City AM
This Map Shows When And Where Passengers Get Off The Tube

This Map Shows When And Where Passengers Get Off The Tube

Interactive map time. | By Harry Rosehill
What's The Furthest A London Bus Gets From London?

What's The Furthest A London Bus Gets From London?

Escaping the big smoke. | By Harry Rosehill
London Buses Now Tell You They're About To Move... While Moving

London Buses Now Tell You They're About To Move... While Moving

Stating the bleedin' obvious. | By Will Noble
London's Worst Tube Disaster Marked By Touching New Memorial

London's Worst Tube Disaster Marked By Touching New Memorial

Previously a plaque was in its place. | By M@
Could Parliament End Up Floating On Old Woolwich Ferries?

Could Parliament End Up Floating On Old Woolwich Ferries?

But not in Woolwich. | By Harry Rosehill
The Curious Incident Of The Dog On The Northern Line

The Curious Incident Of The Dog On The Northern Line

In the 1940s, the tube had a problem with strays. | By M@
In Pictures: No Trousers On The Tube Day 2018

In Pictures: No Trousers On The Tube Day 2018

Were you brave enough to take part? | By Will Noble
10 More Really Stupid Things To Do On The Tube

10 More Really Stupid Things To Do On The Tube

It'll brighten up the Monday commute, anyway. | By Will Noble
Lots Of People Won't Be Wearing Trousers On The Tube This Sunday...

Lots Of People Won't Be Wearing Trousers On The Tube This Sunday...

Lovely weather for it... | By Will Noble
An Interactive Live Traffic Map Of London

An Interactive Live Traffic Map Of London

Handy for drivers, great for geeks. | By Will Noble
A Tube Map Of London Salaries

A Tube Map Of London Salaries

Next stop: salary envy. | By Will Noble
11 Transport Themed Museums In London (Plus Two Railways You Probably Haven't Ridden)

11 Transport Themed Museums In London (Plus Two Railways You Probably Haven't Ridden)

Trains, planes and automobiles. | By Laura Reynolds
The Reopening Date For Custom House DLR Station Has Been Announced

The Reopening Date For Custom House DLR Station Has Been Announced

The station has been shut for almost a year. | By Laura Reynolds
One Hour Bus Hopper Fare Goes Unlimited This Month

One Hour Bus Hopper Fare Goes Unlimited This Month

The hopper fare gets even better. | By City AM
Everything You Need To Know About Crossrail

Everything You Need To Know About Crossrail

A timeline for London's newest railway. | By Laura Reynolds
In Pictures: London Bridge's 5 New Platforms

In Pictures: London Bridge's 5 New Platforms

Works began in 2013. | By Will Noble