There is so much to see and do in London, and London Waterloo station is positioned perfectly for you to reach everything you want from the capital. From art, music, shopping and theatres to fantastic restaurants, wonderful architecture, famous buildings and of course the River Thames, London is packed full of things to see and do.
With one way fares starting from £10 Standard Class and £16 First Class, you’re bound to find a low cost fare for your journey to London. Find out more about our Advance fares.
Whether you’re visiting for the day with the kids or with that special someone in your life, we have something to offer everyone. Plus, when you travel to London by train you can benefit from our fantastic 2FOR1 offers on over 150 top attractions.
Fast Facts: Big Ben is actually the name of the bell, and not the tower.
There are tons of museums for you to choose from in London. Perhaps you’d like to learn more about the Second World War and see the Holocaust Exhibition? Then the Imperial War Museum is the place for you. It’s only a ten minute walk from the station and holds new and exciting exhibitions throughout the year.
The Florence Nightingale Museum is a five minute walk from the station and located within the grounds of St Thomas’ Hospital, where you’ll find everything you need to know about the ‘Lady with the Lamp’, including her nursing uniforms, her medicine chest she took to Crimea, personal items including her childhood mementoes and family possessions.
Duck tours are a great way to see all the main sights of this glorious city via an amphibious vehicle, enabling it to go both on the road and in water. The 75 minute tour passes the London Eye, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Downing Street, Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace.
See the Original London Sightseeing Tour - Sitting on an open top bus with the wind in your hair and a guide to tell you everything you need to know about this amazing city is a great way to see the sights. There are three main tour routes for you to choose from, and you will be entitled to a free hop-on hop-off river cruise pass as well as an exclusive kids club.
For a spectacular view of London you cannot pass up the opportunity to go on the London Eye. It stands an impressive 135 metres high on the South Bank of the Thames, and takes a total of thirty minutes to go round. With its impressive views it’s no surprise that the London Eye is so popular with visitors.
The Old Vic is one of the best and most loved theatres in the world. The iconic building has hosted a history of fantastic performances and, being under the leadership of the one and only Kevin Spacey as part of The Old Vic Theatre Company, it continues to attract the best creative talent from the UK and all over the world. For more information please visit www.oldvictheatre.com.
Fancy taking a trip on the very first cable car in the UK, to see even more of the capital from a bird’s eye view? The Emirates Air Line spans just over 1km across the Thames between the Royal Docks (ExCel London) and the Greenwich Peninsular (near the O2). A single crossing takes around 10 minutes and passengers can enjoy views of St Paul’s Cathedral, the Gherkin, Thames Barrier, Maritime Greenwich and the Olympic Park as you glide through the air at 90 meters above the river. An adult return is £6.80 with an oyster card and £9 without. Child and concession rates are also available.