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Here are some of the best ways to see London - by boat, bus and bike!

24 May 2023

If you're visiting London soon and you're wondering what the best ways to see the UK's capital are, you're in luck.

With its famous Thames river, big red buses and urban history, London is host to so many activities and experiences that allow you to see the city in all its glory. 

In this article, we have cherry-picked some of our favourite things to do in London by boat, bus and bike, from cruises along the river Thames, river boats through Little Venice, city sightseeing on iconic red buses and cool electric bike tours where you can uncover the secrets of London. 

Be sure to scroll all the way along – you don’t want to miss any!

Take in the sights of London from the water

Leisurely cruise along the Thames and take in London's famous sights such as the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge, London Bridge, the O2 Arena, Little Venice and more, on one of London's many sightseeing cruises and canal boat trips. 

Or if you fancy something a little crazier, book tickets for a speedboat ride down the Thames or even a hot tub experience with Skuna Boats!

  • London Eye and River Cruise tickets on sale

  • City Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off River Cruise tickets on sale

  • Thames Rockets tickets on sale 

  • Regents Canal boat trips from Little Venice to Camden Town tickets on sale

  • Regents Canal boat trips from Camden Town to Little Venice tickets on sale

  • Uber Boats tickets on sale

  • Thames Cruises tickets on sale - Westminster, Greenwich, Tower of London

  • Jenny Wren Canal Boat Cruise tickets on sale

  • Thames Rush speedboat tickets on sale

  • Thames River Sightseeing tickets on sale

  • Skuna Boats tickets on sale

Hop on a London bus to see London!

Famous for its big red buses, London is the ideal city to see by bus. 

Here are some great London bus tours to choose from:

  • See London By Night tickets on sale

  • City Sightseeing London 48hr pass tickets on sale
  • City Sightseeing London hop on-hop off tickets on sale

  • Tootbus - London by Night tickets on sale

  • Tootbus - London Discovery tickets on sale

  • Tootbus - London Express tickets on sale

Ride around London on a bike and really get to know the city

Uncover London's secrets on a Secret London bike tour and take in the famous sights of London with the Grand London tour!

  • Grand London Bike Tour

  • Secret London Bike Tour

  • Westminster & City of London E-Bike Tour