Take the Tube to the River Thames


The River Thames is one of the most iconic symbols of the English capital and is an attraction that visitors will simply want to see during their stay.

Wending its way through one of the most bustling and hectic cities in the whole world, a wide variety of attractions can be found along the length of the River Thames.

Some of the standout options for those wishing to experience the full majesty of London include The Tower of London, the London Eye, Tate Modern and many more.

river Thames

Getting to these sights can be daunting though for anyone not completely with the local geography, so here we’ve highlighted some of the best London Underground stations to get travellers to the heart of the capital and the River Thames.

All of the following stations are within easy walking distance of the river:


  • Ravenscourt Park (Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines)
  • Hammersmith (Circle and Hammersmith & City lines)


  • Putney Bridge (District line)


  • Sloane Square (Circle and District lines)


  • Pimlico (Victoria line)
  • St James’s Park (Circle and District lines)

Covent Garden

  • Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines)
  • Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
  • Holborn (Central and Piccadilly lines)
  • Chancery Lane (Central line)


  • Lambeth North (Bakerloo line)
  • Waterloo (Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City lines)


  • Southwark (Jubilee line)
  • Borough (Northern line)

City of London

  • Barbican (Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines)


  • Bermondsey (Jubilee line)
  • Canada Water (Jubilee line)

Canary Wharf

  • Canary Wharf (Jubilee line)
  • North Greenwich (Jubilee line)