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Getting Around

If using public transport in the area (buses and tube), you may wish to purchase an Oyster Card. Available from many newsagents in the area as well as tube stations, this card allows you to either pre-purchase a fixed amount of ‘credit’ for individual trips, or a travelcard (daily, weekly, monthly as required) which then allows unlimited travel for the given period.

  • Tube stations in the Bloomsbury area include Holborn and Russell Square (for our Bedford Place & Bloomsbury Place apartments) and Goodge St, Tottenham Court Rd and Euston Square (for our Gower St apartments).
  • In Farringdon, the nearest tube to our apartments is Farringdon Station, which also operates some mainline overhead routes. Tube maps are available at all stations.
  • For our Earl’s Court property, Princess Beatrice House, there are District line tube trains and and overhead trains from West Brompton station.  Earl’s Court is also close by, with District and Piccadilly underground lines.

There are also many bus routes in the area if you prefer to travel at street level and some would say that no trip to London is complete without a ride on the quintessentially English double decker buses.

If you prefer you can just hop in a taxi. You will see London’s iconic black cabs buzzing all around the city and you can either hail one in the street, from a taxi rank or telephone to book one in advance.

Alternatively, why not explore our fabulous city by bicycle?  There are a number of Santander Cycle Hire points around town; TfL’s website has more information on this, including some excellent suggestions for cycle sightseeing routes.

The official Transport for London website contains lots of useful information and it is always worth checking this website when possible as it can help when planning your journey and inform you of any delays you may encounter:-

Use this handy tool provided by TfL to help find your way around London using the extensive public transport network the city boasts.


Once you have made your booking with Acorn, we will provide you with maps showing your apartment and also our office. We can also provide you with information as to how to get from the airport to Central London; just ask when you book!

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