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London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour

  • 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
London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour
From US$26.08
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London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour
From US$26.08
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 (103)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Brilliant tour with Richard

Did the tour today with Richard. What a brilliant guide, very Informative, fun and engaging. Learnt so much about the tube and had fun along the way. Thank you Richard!

1  Thank GaryC2729
Reviewed 1 week ago
A trainful of history & typography!

Nobody has ever had as much fun riding the London Underground as we did on our tour with Tom! We learned so much about the history of the London Underground, from how it started to how it grew in technology, organization, and design over many...More

1  Thank Justine L
OnAir797510, Manager at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Justine Delighted to hear that you find the London Underground as fascinating as we do and we really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Hopefully we will see you again for another great tour. Kind regards Jeremy

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ab Fab tour of the London Underground

A super tour with Tom (I believe his name was). Inspiring, informative, enthusiastic and talkative. We got a lot of exciting and historic information about The Tube, a lot of it new to me, during the two hour tour, including a swift look of a...More

1  Thank NilsCPH
OnAir797510, Manager at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nils We would love to welcome you back on the tour and please do bring as many friends as possible. Thanks for your great comments; they are much appreciated. Kind regards Jeremy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Brilliant tour of the Underground

Being a Tube geek myself it was nice to learn lots of new things about the Underground. Much of the history was fascinating. Big thanks to tour guide David, he was amazing.

1  Thank eastcoastharvey
EdenE71, Operations Manager at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Harvey, Thanks so much for choosing Insider London to explore one of your passions with! David will be very happy to see your review. Thanks again for your kind words.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brilliant, just brilliant!

A superb 2 hours being guided around the underground by Dave. An intersting and entertaining tour that points out things that are all too easy to miss. The history, the designs.... Just brilliant

1  Thank Darren W
EdenE71, Operations Manager at Insider London - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Darren, Thanks so much for your review of the London Underground/Tube Tour with Dave. We're so pleased that you enjoyed dipping into different facets of the transport system we all know and love. We hope to see you on another tour again soon

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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
7 September 2018|
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Response from Emlohne | Reviewed this property |
Either an Oyster card or a debit card are ok
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