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London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour

Highlights
  • 2-hour London Underground tube tour
  • A historical tour ideal for train enthusiasts and history buffs
  • Learn about the history of the tube and visit one of London's oldest tube stations
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London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour
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London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour
US$26.90
Overview
Travel through more than 150 years of history on a 2-hour London Underground tube tour, designed to delight history buffs. Starting at Baker Street, one of London’s oldest tube stations, you’ll learn about the history of the tube and glimpse an abandoned tube station that few commuters know exists. Plus, you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people.
What to Expect

Beginning at one of the oldest stations on the network - Baker Street - take a chronological journey from the origins of the Tube. See the subterannean railway transform from a mocked pipe-dream to a ground-breaking feat of enginerrin. Our guide will trace its evolution to the futuristic extensions of today where we finish at Westminster Station.

- Visit one of the oldest platforms on the Underground
- Comprehend the two different ways of constructing underground lines
- Meet the infamous American who revolutionised the network
- Journey through four phases of station architecture
- Catch a glimpse of a ghost station where you never thought to look!

In a small group, over two hours discover the history of the London Underground - this is a tour loved by visitors and Londoners alike!


Reviews (94)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Grumpy wife actually enjoyed the London tube tour.

Pay attention as this Underground Tour is a blast of energy and information from beginning to end! My husband wanted to take this tour. I grumpily joined him having no interest in tube transportation, but one does compromise when married. Luckily for me, our guide...More

1  Thank KASGirl
EdenE71, Operations Manager at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for this hilarious and detailed review! Richard has a great knack of bringing out the smile in everyone! He will be so pleased that you enjoyed the tour so much and we are very grateful, as a small company, that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Our guide Richard was fantastic

Very entertaining. Richard went into such detail, his knowledge of London Underground was fascinating. Myself and my brother booked this as a present for our father and we all had a great day whilst on the tour. Richard was full of both energy and a...More

1  Thank geoffers1234
EdenE71, Operations Manager at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time to review the London Underground/Tube Tour with Richard. We're so pleased that you chose an Insider London tour to celebrate your father's birthday and even more pleased you enjoyed it so much!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
London Tube Tours

Went on the Tube Tour yesterday (Sunday 30th) and it was a fantastic experience. David (I think that's his name) was very knowledgeable and it certainly opened my eyes into the history of the Tube. Would do it again.More

1  Thank rdavey92
EdenE71, Operations Manager at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for your review of the Tube Tour with David. It's fantastic news to hear that you would do it again, and that it has changed your opinion of one of our most exciting but most underrated London landmarks. David will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
A charming tour well worth your time

I booked this tour wanting to know more about London’s underground tunnels as an engineer myself. Thanks to our friendly, helpful and patient tour guide Jess, the 2.5 hours’ walking tour was full of knowledge, history, interesting stories and laughters. I would recommend everyone to...More

1  Thank GAGAXIE
EdenE71, Operations Manager at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for your review of the London Underground/Tube Tour with Jess. It means a lot to us, as a small company, that you felt the tour was 100% well worth your time. Jess will be so please do hear you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018
everyone must do this tour

Well David was our tour guide and he told us so much information that i never even thought off. The tour was so interesting so many fab stations and history. I will be looking at the underground so different when i travel on it thanks...More

1  Thank LINDA K
EdenE71, Operations Manager at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Linda, Thanks so much for your kind review of the Tube Tour with David, as a small company we really appreciate you sharing your experiences with others.

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sunshine915
15 September 2018|
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Response from hazelj91 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely, although there is a lot of walking and travelling on tube trains involved. On our tour, there were 2 young boys aged 4 and 6, and they had a great time. The guide included them in the talk and discussed the... More
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7 September 2018|
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Response from Emlohne | Reviewed this property |
Either an Oyster card or a debit card are ok
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Sheila G
15 August 2018|
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Response from HilaryU3A | Reviewed this property |
You could wear sandals depending on the type but comfortable shoes would be better. The tour involves getting on and off the underground trains. Walking up and down steps- sometimes to the outside of the station and using... More
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