Tower Bridge Location

London Tower Bridge | Location, Directions, Map

A trip to London would be incomplete without visiting the iconic Tower Bridge that spans over the River Thames. It has two towers, constructed in Victorian Gothic style, attached with two walkways. Built between 1886 and 1894, this Bridge is still in function and continues to be a major crossing of the Thames, used by almost 40,000 people daily. Read on to find out about Tower Bridge's location and how to get there.

Tower Bridge Location

Address: Tower Bridge Rd, London SE1 2UP, United Kingdom

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Tower Bridge stands on River Thames and connects the East End Borough of Tower Hamlets with the southeast Borough of Southwark. The Bridge stands in one of the oldest parts of London and acts as a portal to the city's rich culture and history.

Nearest Landmark: Tower of London (800 meters away)

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Getting to Tower Bridge by Public Transportation

Directions to Tower Bridge by train

By Train

Nearest Station: London Bridge Station (2.7 km)

  • The London Bridge station, located in the central London Borough of Southwark, is the closest station. Head out through the Tooley Street exit. A quick 10-minute walk will get you to the bridge.
  • Fenchurch Street National Rail stations (12-minute walk) or Tower Gateway DLR Station (9 minutes walk) are the other closest stations to the Tower Bridge. 
  • If the weather cooperates and you are in a mood for a walk, you can get off at Cannon Street (19 mins), Blackfriars (29 mins), or City Thameslink (31 mins) stations.
Directions to Tower Bridge by Tube

By Tube

Nearest Station: Tower Hill (800 meters)

  • Take the District line or the Circle Line and alight at the Tower Hill station. From here, Tower Bridge is a seven-minute walk away. You can enjoy step-free access from the platform to the street.
  • You can also take the Northern or Jubilee lines and alight at the London Bridge station. You will have step-free access from the train to the street. A quick 10-minute way will get you to the attraction. 
  • If you fancy a walk, you can get off at Monument (14 minutes walk), Aldgate East (18 minutes), and Bank (18 minutes walk) stations.
Directions to Tower Bridge by bus

By Bus

Nearest Stop: Tower Bridge City Hall/Stop L (78 m)

  • You can hop on to bus lines 42, 78, 15, 100, and 343 to get to Tower Bridge. 
  • Tower Bridge / City Hall (Stop P), Tower Bridge Road (Stop K), and Tower Bridge City Hall (Stop L) are the nearest bus stations. They are all less than a 5-minute walk away from Tower Bridge. 
  • You can also get off at the Tower Of London (Stop TB). From here, Tower Bridge is an 8-minute walk away.
  • You can also get on a Hop-On-Hop-Off bus. The closest stop is at Tooley Street, which is Stop 15 on the Red Route. From here, Tower Bridge is only 5 minutes away.
Getting to Tower Bridge by boat

By Boat

Nearest Pier: Tower Pier (482 meters)

  • Enjoy views of London while sailing across the River Thames on a riverboat. 
  • Get off at Tower Pier, which lies on the north side of the bridge. From here, Tower Bridge is a 6-minute walk away. 
  • Alternatively, you can step off at the London Bridge City Pier on the southern side of the river. From here, Tower Bridge is an 8-minute walk away. 
  • If you are planning to get to Tower Bridge on a boat, it is best to check the riverboat providers’ websites for the latest schedules before your visit.

Getting to Tower Bridge by Car

Getting to Tower Bridge by car

By Car

  • If you plan to drive down to Tower Bridge, you should know that the Tower Bridge is a Red Route and you cannot stop your vehicle here at any time. There are no parking facilities at Tower Bridge but you can park your car at one of the many car parks located in close proximity.
  • Tower Hill Car and Coach Park at 50 Lower Thames Street, The Circle on Queen Elizabeth Street, Minories on Mansell Street and London Snowfields NCP car park on Kipling Street are some options.
  • You could also find on-street parking around the Bridge. 

Walk or Cycle to Tower Bridge

Directions to Tower Bridge by cycle

By Cycle

  • Cycle along the River Thames and soak up the city sights as you make your way to the Tower Bridge. 
  • With the new cycling routes in place, there are many routes you can take. The easiest one is along the Thames Path, which will lead you to the Thames Barrier. 
  • Secure your bikes at the bike racks at the docking stations on Tooley Street, Tanner Street, and Curley Street on the south of the river. 
  • You will also find docking stations at St Katharine’s Way and Tower Gardens.

Tower Bridge From Popular Stations

King's Cross St Pancras
Oxford Circus Station
Victoria
Liverpool St
Heathrow
Getting to Tower Bridge from King's Cross

Travel Time: 23 mins

  • Take the Circle Line headed towards Edgware Road. Alight at Tower Hill. From here, Tower Bridge is a 7-minute walk away.
  • Alternatively, take the Northern train bound towards Morden. Alight at the London Bridge Station. From here, Tower Bridge is a 12-minute walk away.
Getting to Tower Bridge from Oxford Circus

Travel Time: 25 mins

  • There is no direct train to Tower Bridge from Oxford Circus.
  • You can also take the Bakerloo line to Elephant & Castle. Step out at the Embankment Station. From here, you can take the Circle or District line to Tower Hill Station, 7 minutes away from Tower Bridge. You can also take a bus from Elephant & Castle/ London Road (Stop E) to Druid Street. From here, Tower Bridge is a 4-minute walk.
  • You can take Victoria line towards Brixton and alight at Green Park. From here, take the Jubilee line towards Stratford. Get off at the London Bridge station, a 12-minute walk away.
Getting to Tower Bridge from Victoria

Travel Time: 21 mins

  • Get on the District line towards Upminister. Alight at Tower Hill. From here, Tower Bridge is a 7-minute walk away.
  • You can also take the Circle line and alight at Tower Hill.
  • You can also take the train to Walthamstow Central. Alight at Green Park and get on the Jubilee line to Stratford. Get off at the London Bridge station. From here, Tower Bridge is an 11-minute walk away.
  • You may also alight at Stockwell and board the Northern line bound to Edgware. Get down at the London Bridge Station.
Getting to Tower Bridge from Liverpool St

Travel Time: 12 mins

  • Board the Circle line towards Edgware Road. Alight at Tower Hill, 550 meters away from Tower Bridge.
  • Alternatively, the Liverpool Street Bus Stop (Stop L) is only a minute's walk away from the subway station. From here, you can take the 78 headed towards Nunhead. Get down at Tower Bridge / City Hall (Stop P), 2 minutes away.
  • From Liverpool Street (Stop K), take number 47 to Bellingham. Alight at Tower Bridge Road (Stop K), 4 minutes away from Tower Bridge.
  • You can also take the bus 100 from Wormwood Street to Shadwell. Tower Hill Tower Gateway Station is about 5 minutes away from Tower Bridge.
Getting to Tower Bridge from Heathrow

Travel Time: 58 mins

  • From Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take Piccadilly towards Cockfosters. Alight at Earl's Court. From here, take the District line to Tower Hill, a 7-minute walk away from Tower Bridge.
  • Alternatively, you can take TfL Rail towards London Paddington. From Ealing Broadway take the District line bound towards Upminister and alight at Tower Hill.
  • You can also take the Heathrow Express towards London Paddington Train Station. From Platform 16, take the Circle towards Edgware Road and alight at Tower Hill.

Tower Bridge From Popular Stops

Waterloo
King's Cross St Pancras
Oxford Circus
Victoria
Euston
Getting to Tower Bridge from Waterloo

Travel Time: 23 mins

  • From the Waterloo station, take Bus 381 towards Peckham. Get down at Tower Bridge Road (Stop K). From here, Tower Bridge is a 4-minute walk.
  • From the Waterloo Station / Waterloo Road (Stop E), take the bus 188 towards North Greenwich. Alight at Druid Street (Stop E). From here, a quick 4-minute walk will take you to Tower Bridge.
Getting to Tower Bridge from King's Cross

Travel Time: 42 mins

  • From Kings Cross Road / Pentonville Road (Stop L) board bus number 17. Alight at London Bridge (Stop Y). A 11-minute walk will take you to Tower Bridge.
  • Alternatively, you can take bus 63 headed to Honor Oak. Get down at the Apothecary Street (Stop K). A 2-minute walk will take you to Blackfriars station. Take the District Line headed to Barking and alight at Tower Hill. From here, Tower Bridge is a 7-minute walk away.
Getting to Tower Bridge from Oxford by bus

Travel Time: 30 mins

  • Take the Bakerloo line bound towards Elephant & Castle and alight at Waterloo. From here, you can take bus 381 headed towards Peckham. Alight at Tower Bridge Road (Stop K). It will take you around 4 minutes to get to Tower Bridge. from here.
Getting to Tower Bridge from Victoria by bus

Travel Time: 44 mins

  • Take the C10 from Victoria Station (Stop JA) that is headed towards Canada Water. Get down at Bermondsey Street (Stop A). From here, Tower Bridge is only an 11-minute walk away.
  • You can also take the 507 to Lambeth Palace from Victoria Bus Station. Change at Lambeth Palace and take the 344 to The Hop Exchange bus stop. Then either walk to Tower Bridge (15 minutes) or take 381 towards Peckham and get off at Tower Bridge Road (Stop K), 4 minutes away.
Getting to Tower Bridge from Euston

Travel Time: 33 minutes

  • Take the Metropolitan line towards Aldgate. From here, Minories (Stop H) is a 3-minute walk away. Bus numbers 42, 78, and 343 will take you to Tower Bridge / City Hall (Stop P). From here, a quick 3-minute walk will take you to Tower Bridge.
  • You can also take the subway from Euston to Borough, by getting on the Northern line towards Morden. From Borough Station (Stop D), you can take 343 towards Aldgate. Get off at Tower Bridge City Hall (Stop L), which is a minute's walk away from Tower Bridge.
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All Your Questions Answered About Directions to Tower Bridge in London

Q. Where is Tower Bridge located?

A. Tower Bridge is located at Tower Bridge Rd, London SE1 2UP, United Kingdom.

Q. What city is the Tower Bridge in?

A. Tower Bridge is located in London, United Kingdom.

Q. What are the different ways to reach Tower Bridge?

A. Located in the heart of London, the Tower Bridge is accessible via all forms of public transportation. You can get to Tower Bridge via bus, train, the tube, or even by boat. You can also drive down, cycle or walk up to the attraction.

Q. What is the easiest way to reach Tower Bridge in London?

A. Taking the train or tube would be the easiest and most convenient way to get to the Tower Bridge.

Q. Which is the closest bus stop to Tower Bridge?

A. Tower Bridge City Hall (Stop L) is a minute's walk away from Tower Bridge. Tower Briidge / City Hall (Stop P) and Tower Bridge Road (Stop K) are also less than 5-minutes away.

Q. Which is the closest train station to Tower Bridge?

A. The London Bridge station is the closest to Tower Bridge.

Q. Is parking available at Tower Bridge?

A. No, Tower Bridge does not offer parking facilities. However, there are many paid parking facilities closeby.

Q. What is the closest tube station to Tower Bridge in London?

A.  Tower Hill station, which is a seven-minute walk away, is the closest tube station to Tower Bridge.

Q. What is the best way to get to Tower Bridge if I want to sightsee on my way?

A. If you wish to explore London, you can cycle or walk to Tower Bridge. Alternatively, you can also get to Tower Bridge on a riverboat.