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London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour provided by Insider London - Day Tours

London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour

London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour
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About
With a city as large as London public transit is integral to daily life, and no system is quite as significant as the iconic London Underground. Train enthusiasts unpack the 150 year history of London's metro system on this guided tour, where you hop between stations, and hear the stories of the world's first subterranean trains. Follow the tube's chronological development, and uncover how the network came to be.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Explore the vast London Underground on this guided transit history tour
  • Enjoy your guide's narration on the history of the tube and London transit
  • Visit London's oldest tube station, Baker Street, and see an abandoned stop
  • Meet-up at the centrally-located Baker Street Station in the Marylebone area
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Explore the vast London Underground on this guided transit history tour
  • Enjoy your guide's narration on the history of the tube and London transit
  • Visit London's oldest tube station, Baker Street, and see an abandoned stop
  • Meet-up at the centrally-located Baker Street Station in the Marylebone area
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 11023P1
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • A valid London Travel Card for Zones 1 and 2
  • Gratuities
Duration
2h
Departure details
  • Sherlock Holmes Statue, 4 Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5LD, UK Your guide will be waiting with an Insider London sign/badge at the Sherlock Holmes Statue outside Baker Street Station
  • Piccadilly Circus, London W1B, UK The finishing point for this tour has changed to Piccadilly Circus
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travellers
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • A valid London Travel Card for Zones 1 and 2
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Sherlock Holmes Statue, 4 Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5LD, UK Your guide will be waiting with an Insider London sign/badge at the Sherlock Holmes Statue outside Baker Street Station
  • Piccadilly Circus, London W1B, UK The finishing point for this tour has changed to Piccadilly Circus
Duration
2h
Return details
  • Piccadilly Circus, London W1B, UK The finishing point for this tour has changed to Piccadilly Circus
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 12 Oct 2021
A note from London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour
We have drastically reduced our group size for this tour in order to accommodate social distancing whilst maintaining the best quality tour. We have also adapted our route to reduce the time spent on the transport network and to avoid busy stations with narrow walkways
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Sherlock Holmes Statue
    4 Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5LD, UK
    Your guide will be waiting with an Insider London sign/badge at the Sherlock Holmes Statue outside Baker Street Station
    See address & details
  • 1
    Baker Street
    Stop: 20 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    London Underground
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Piccadilly Circus
    Piccadilly Circus, London W1B, UK
    The finishing point for this tour has changed to Piccadilly Circus
    See address & details
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Popular mentions

5.0
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Nicki
2 contributions
Underground from Baker Street
Nov 2021 • Couples
Mark was very knowledgeable and interesting to listen to ,a very enjoyable 2 hours ,would recommend and definitely thinking of booking another tour
Written 21 November 2021
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Paul Q
3 contributions
2 hour tube tour
Visited with my daughter today and found Mark the tour host to be very knowledgeable and engaged us for the whole two hours.

There is a lot of history within the London Underground and Mark was very passionate about this subject, Would recommend a visit.
Written 13 November 2021
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Judy
Wallasey, UK3 contributions
Excellent tour
Aug 2021 • Family
Excellent, informative tour of the underground. Our tour guide Mark was extremely knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend.
Written 30 October 2021
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Stephen W
Danville, IN1 contribution
Lots to Learn
Oct 2021 • Couples
Our guide, Mark, was wonderful! We had never toured the underground before. We learned a wealth of information.
Written 16 October 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Jiamei J
Dear Carol, Thanks for your review, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed our tour. We hope we will see you joining some of our other tours soon. Thank you.
Written 25 October 2021
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Jamie L
Worcester, UK7 contributions
Very good.
Sep 2021
Thanks to Mark for a very interesting tour. I have rarely seen my daughter so interested in a historical subject, and I have dragged her all over the country looking at things.
Written 18 September 2021
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Jiamei J
Dear jamiel505, Thanks so much for your review, we are delighted to hear you and your daughter thoroughly enjoyed our tour. London Underground is the oldest underground system in the world, it’s lovely to showcase its history and stories to all our guests. Thank you.
Written 25 October 2021
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Malcolm R
Letham, Scotland, United Kingdom18 contributions
History of the tube system
Aug 2021 • Couples
Very interesting and informative now have a greater knowledge of why how and what all about the tube system. Thanks to Mark our guide thank you very much.
Written 23 August 2021
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Jiamei J
Dear Malcolm, Thanks for your review, we are delighted to hear you thoroughly enjoyed our tour. It’s one of our most popular tours with our guests, we are proud we can showcase our heritage and engineers marvel to our guests. Thank you.
Written 25 October 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Samuel D
Grantham, UK1 contribution
10/10 recommended tour
Aug 2021 • Couples
We visited London on a birthday trip and the underground tour didn’t disappoint! Mark went above and beyond to ensure we had a comfortable, enjoyable tour and gave us insightful and interesting information about the history of the London Underground. I will never look at the tube in the same way again. 10/10
Written 17 August 2021
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Jiamei J
Dear Samuel, We are delighted to hear you all thoroughly enjoyed our London Underground Tour, Mark is certainly the most knowledgeable and passionate guide on this subject. we hope we will see you again soon. .
Written 20 August 2021
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Sel B
1 contribution
Highly recommend - learning in the most fun way
Jun 2021
Mark gave as an amazing tube tour which I enjoyed from the very beginning until the very end! So many interesting facts, super nicely explained in a way that sticks. With his humour and fun facts, Mark truly made this an experience and I can only highly recommend to everyone visiting or living in London - no need to have a special tube interest - you'll learn everything you need to know!
Written 18 June 2021
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Jiamei J
Dear 2021selb, Thanks so much for your kind words, we are delighted to hear you all enjoyed the tour. Hopefully we will see you again on some of our other tours soon.
Written 20 August 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Andrew B
1 contribution
Engaging, informative, a great tour
Jun 2021
Really entertaining and informative tour, thoroughly enjoyed by both my son and myself. Our guide, Mark, was really knowledgeable, answering all questions we put his way and made the tour really interactive with some very interesting questions of his own to us!

Would highly recommend for anyone interested in the history and development of the underground.
Written 15 June 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Jiamei J
Hi there, Thanks so much for your review of the London Underground Tour with Mark. He will be so pleased to see your review and we are very pleased that both generations enjoyed the experience!
Written 16 June 2021
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Chapelle2014
Worcestershire, UK4 contributions
Laughs & Learning
Mark, our guide, was thoughtful (checking we had all we needed before the tour, such as water, loo break, etc) and looked after us well throughout. He was knowledgeable and communicated his knowledge with a balanced mixture of fun, historical facts and interesting anecdotes. This tour is suitable for all ages 🤩
Written 13 June 2021
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Jiamei J
Hi there, Thanks so much for your review of the London Underground Tour, we are very pleased to hear you felt well looked after and enjoyed the tour so much. We hope to see you again soon.
Written 16 June 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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