London Travel Guide
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London Travel Guide
Where is London?
Tickets? Check. Suitcase packed? Yep. Wait... where exactly are we going again? Before you jump in the airport taxi, it'll be handy to know where London is.
It's the national capital of England. Additionally, it's about 25 miles to the northeast of Woking, a noteworthy city.
Enjoy meeting the locals when you're on vacation? This part of Greater London boasts a population of around 7,600,000 people.
Places to Visit in London
Drawing crowds of curious sightseers from all over, the Big Ben and Buckingham Palace should be right at the top of your list. This place is simply bursting at the seams with amazing attractions. Afterwards, take a look around Royal Albert Hall and Trafalgar Square.Don't take a break in London without checking out popular attractions like the Coca-Cola London Eye and Westminster Abbey. More fine options are the Tate Modern and Kensington Palace. We recommend you make an effort to visit them all.Whether you're embarking on a religious pilgrimage or simply curious about what's behind its doors, everyone is welcome to visit St. Paul's Cathedral. Why not share a pew with other worshipers and attend a service? Want to keep the good times rolling? The walls and parapets of Tower of London are incredibly impregnable despite being very old. Browse the design features on a visit. But wait, that's not all there is! Globe Theatre is a fantastic place to catch a stage performance.
Car Rentals in London
Adventure is fuel for the soul, and there’s no better way to find it than with the freedom of your own wheels. See and do more by checking out car rentals in London with Orbitz.
Get a car from Hertz at Heathrow Airport and you can go straight from the tarmac to the highway.
In the center of town, you'll find Europcar at 43 York Road. Its convenient location makes for an easy pick up! Another inner-city option is Budget at 33-35 York Road, Waterloo.
Where to stay in London – Hotel Accommodation
While there are at least 1554 hotels in London
, savvy travelers aim to book as soon as possible. Orbitz has some of the hottest deals in England's national capital.Searching for deluxe accommodations? You'll feel like a VIP if you choose to crash at the Bulgari Hotel, London
or the Ham Yard Hotel, Firmdale Hotels
. Alternatively, check out the Sloane Square Hotel
and the Montana Hotel London
. These are some of our top budget hotels.If you hadn't planned on staying close to the Big Ben, you might want to think twice. There are a few terrific accommodation options within walking distance of it, such as the Corinthia Hotel London
, which is 0.4 miles away, and the Haymarket Hotel, Firmdale Hotels
, 0.6 miles away.
Nearest Airports to London
Airports can be a bit of a hassle, but the getaway at the end of that lengthy plane ride is always worth the effort. Heathrow Airport (LHR) is the closest to London. It's located 14 miles west of the center of town.
Popular Places to Visit Near London
London has loads of things to do, but if you want to explore further afoot, you're in luck! You've got globally celebrated tourist attractions right around the corner! Windsor Castle entices tourists from every corner of the globe. Staines
, about 17 miles from London, is a handy base when visiting this world-famous attraction.
No Cancellation Fees
It goes without saying that plans can change at the drop of a hat, which is one of the reasons we won't ask for a fee if you need to cancel or revise your booking.^ However, it might be a good idea to check if your chosen hotel and airline have the same policy.