While London has a lot to offer in a lot of things do in London, but conveyance facilities in London are better than other places. Since London is one of the most expensive vacation destinations, the authority in London makes sure that tourists don’t face trouble when it comes to their bank balance. And that is why they have a lot of conveyance facilities.
AIRPORT – While there are 8 airports that are officially under London, however these 6 airports usually hold the main attention as well as the traffic. All these airports have domestic as well as international flights that will make your travel better.
· London Heathrow Airport, in Hillingdon, West London
· London Gatwick Airport south of London in West Sussex
· London Stansted Airport north-east of London in Essex
· London Luton Airport, to the north of London in Bedfordshire,
· London City Airport, in Newham, East London,
· London Southend Airport, east of London in Essex
METRO – For short distances, it is better that you travel in a metro. Though there are various stylish and hi-tech metros are available in the world, London Underground (Metro) does not lag behind. It has a great infrastructure that connects 270 stations making it second longest metro system.
RAILWAYS – If you don’t want to travel by Flight, London has a great railway network. With around 366 railway networks with 18 terminal stations. London offers both domestic as well as international railway network like Lille, Paris, Brussels and European destinations.
BUSES & TRAMS -London’s bus network is one of the largest in the world, running 24 hours a day, with about 8,500 buses, more than 700 bus routes and around 19,500 bus stops. London has the largest wheelchair accessible network in the world and, from the 3rd quarter of 2007, became more accessible to hearing and visually impaired passengers as audio-visual announcements were introduced. The distinctive red double-decker buses are an internationally recognised trademark of London transport along with black cabs and the Tube
CABLE CAR – London’s first and only cable car, known as the Emirates Air Line, opened in June 2012. Crossing the River Thames, linking Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks in the east of the city, the cable car is integrated with London’s Oyster Card ticketing system, although special fares are charged. Costing £60 million to build, it carries over 3,500 passengers every day, although this is very much lower than its capacity. Similar to the Santander Cycles bike hire scheme, the cable car is sponsored in a 10-year deal by the airline Emirates.
CYCLE – Cycling is nevertheless becoming increasingly popular way to get around London. The launch of a cycle hire scheme in July 2010 has been successful and generally well received. The London Cycling Campaign lobbies for better provision. There are many cycle routes in London, including several Cycle Superhighways.
CARS & BIKES – a congestion charge was introduced to reduce traffic volumes in the city centre. With a few exceptions, motorists are required to pay £10 per day to drive within a defined zone encompassing much of central London. Motorists who are residents of the defined zone can buy a greatly reduced season pass. London government initially expected the Congestion Charge Zone to increase daily peak period
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