The cheapest way to get to London from other European cities including Paris, Amsterdam and Berlin or countries such as Poland is by international coach. One of the best value options is to use one of the passes offered by Eurolines who connect 41 European cities. Eurolines cheapest fare is 15 GBP between European cities with their funfare promotion. You can also buy a 15 day unlimted bus pass for Europe for as little as 175 Euros. For details download the Eurolines European Bus Pass
For onward journeys in the UK or from London the easiest way to book tickets is online through the National Express website. Click the button below to check the latest ticket prices and schedules.
Or if you are on a tight budget take a look at Megabus who operate between London and many major UK cities and have some fares as low as 1.50 GBP (including booking fee) one way if you book far enough in advance. You can even book over night bus journeys which will save you accommodation costs. For the latest prices and booking information please click the button below:
A good alternative for European inter-city travel is the train. The train tends to be more expensive than bus travel but it is often significantly faster and there are some good deals to be had if you buy a European wide train pass such as the inter-rail pass. A number of different travel passes are available, include country specific passes to purchase online, although you may need to be a resident of a European country to make the purchase. To view the latest passes, book EuroStar train tickets through the channel tunnel or just generally check prices and timetables click on the link below:
The Notting Hill Carnival
(Sun 26th Aug, 2018)
Held each August Bank Holiday since 1966, the Notting Hill Carnival is the largest festival celebration of its kind in Europe. Every year the streets of West London come alive, with the sounds and smells of Europe’s biggest street festival.
(Fri 14th Sep, 2018)
The Mayor's Thames Festival takes place annually in mid-September. Activities take place over a weekend on the River Thames, the riverside walkways, roads, bridges, docks and public open spaces from Westminster Bridge to Tower Bridge and beyond.
Lord Mayor's Show
(Sat 10th Nov, 2018)
The Lord Mayor's Show is an annual parade of various London based groups and societies. It is one of the longest established and best known annual events in London and dates back to 1535.