London Transport Journey Planner and City Travel Guide The City of London is best enjoyed on foot and by the many forms of public transport. Walking & Cycling There are many beautiful London Walks and Cycle Paths Choose between routes showcasing London's amazing landmarks and Woodland Walks through the city's many green open spaces. Railway London's underground railway system is referred to locally as The Tube. It is one of the quickest ways to get around the city, although some destinations are more accessible on the London Overground or Docklands Light Railway. Buses & Trams London's trams and iconic red buses operate throughout the city. London Buses and Trams are a good alternative to the tube if you don't want to miss the sights as you travel around. Taxis The city's famous black London Cabs can be hailed in the street or booked in advance by your hotel or restaurant. You can also arrange taxi transfers in advance by contacting the hotel directly. River Services London River Services are a network of boats and ferries operating on the River Thames. They are used by both commuters and tourists to cross the river. Driving If you wish to drive into the centre of London, please be aware you will need to pay a Congestion Charge.