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

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Sherlock Holmes Statue
    4 Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5LD, UK
    Your guide will be waiting with an Insider London sign/badge at the Sherlock Holmes Statue outside Baker Street Station
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  • 1
    Baker Street
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 2
    London Underground
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Piccadilly Circus
    Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1B, UK
    The finishing point for this tour has changed to Piccadilly Circus
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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
Important Information
Departure Point
Sherlock Holmes Statue, 4 Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5LD, UK
Duration
2h
Return Details
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1B, UK
Inclusions
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • A valid London Travel Card for Zones 1 and 2
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Adrian C wrote a review Oct 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Fantastic tour and some great facts. Whitechapel's underground is overground and the overground is underground. Great knowledge. Thank you Mark for a really entertaining couple of hours.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Jiamei J, Manager at London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour
Responded 19 Oct 2020
Hi Adrian, Thanks so much for your review of the London Underground Tour. We are so pleased that you not only found the tour informative but also entertaining and enjoyable. Thanks again
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Jackie S wrote a review Sep 2020
Barnet, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
Thank you Mark, for a great underground tour so many facts and figures! Definitely will be looking at the underground in a different light, spotting Tube name fonts and tiles on my own. Excellent.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Jiamei J, Manager at London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour
Responded 19 Oct 2020
Hi Jackie, Thanks so much for your review of the London Underground Tour with Mark - he will be delighted to see your review. We hope to see you on another Insider London Tour in the future and wish you all the best.
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Christoph wrote a review Sep 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We did the tour with Mark and he was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. The tour makes you aware of things you never noticed before, like minor, meaningful differences in the lettering at stations.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Jiamei J, Manager at London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour
Responded 19 Oct 2020
Hi there, Thanks so much for your review of the London Underground Tour with Mark - we hope you will enjoy using the London Underground system more in the future.
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Jak O wrote a review Sep 2020
Newcastle, United Kingdom1 contribution1 helpful vote
An excellent and informative tour. From finding out the full history of the Underground to seeing different stations our guide Mark had so much information and made the 2 hour tour fly by! I now look at the Underground in a different light.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Jiamei J, Manager at London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour
Responded 14 Oct 2020
Hi there, Thanks so much for your review of the Tube Tour with Mark - he will be so pleased to hear you enjoyed it. We really appreciate you sharing your experience with others.
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Paul wrote a review Aug 2020
1 contribution2 helpful votes
This was an excellent tour with Mark who was very knowledgeable about the underground travel system. We thought it would be great to see and hear about the underground which Mark did very professionally. We now take much more notice of the stations and history, instead of simply
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Jiamei J, Manager at London Underground 2-Hour Tube Tour
Responded 14 Oct 2020
Hi Paul, Thanks so much for your review of the London Underground/Tube Tour. We are delighted to hear that you and your family see the amazing transport system differently after joining our tour. We are so pleased you enjoyed it.
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Top tour - highly recommended
Brilliant tour round Covent Garden, Embankment and Trafalgar Square. Mark did a brilliant job of bringing it all
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Brilliant Tour
On Saturday we had a fantastic Modern City Architecture Tour. Ian was an excellent guide who tailored the tour to t
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Great tour!
Lovely financial tour full with interesting facts. David did a wonderful job; our students loved it!
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Fascinating and fun
Mark was our tour guide and did an amazing job of keeping my family entertained -including an absolute underground
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Best Xmas present
Absolutley amazing tour, Mark our tour guide was fantastic and very knowledgeable, very informative and we all had
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We had trouble locating our tour guide as it wasn't the ideal spot to meet someone, however our guide Mark rang my
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Gloriously gruesome!
Wonderful tour with our fantastic guide Richard! You were entertaining and attentive, and absolutely knew your stuf
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Enjoying and Fascinating Walk!
We really enjoyed our guided walk yesterday. Our guide, Richard, was very knowledgeable, dramatic and enthusiastic
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