Guide to Cheap Public Transportation in Britain, Buses, Trains, The Tube, and Boris Bikes



Britain being a modern country offers the cash strapped traveler many ways to get around without needing to rent a car. My husband and I have been on many trips and have seen the country relying on public transportation. For the most part public transport is inexpensive and efficient. There are a ton […]

Where to Get a Free Tube Map


One of our favorite things to do is just look at the London Underground network map – we used to have one on our wall as a poster. But having a copy of the map in your pocket is indispensable while in London as it’s great to have a copy to look at whenever you need it.

So, […]

How to Get the Cheapest Tube (and bus) Fares in London


For the cheapest Tube Fares in London you must get an Oyster Card. An Oyster Card is a travel card that you load money on to travel the Tube and Bus Network. Using the Oyster card you can save 50-60% on your Tube Fare than if you’re paying cash. No matter how much you […]

How to Get From Heathrow to Central London – Your Options


So once you’ve made it to England, you have to get from Heathrow into central London. Heathrow is not close to London, but it is easy to get into London from the airport. Depending on your budget there are a lot of good and affordable options. I have traveled just about every way from the airport […]

What’s the Cheapest Way to get to Central London from Heathrow?


Well, walk.

Just kidding.

The most affordable way to get into central London from Heathrow Airport is to simply take the London Underground. You can take the Picadilly Line from Heathrow straight into central london for the cost of a cup of coffee. It will take about 40 minutes or so and can be […]