London travel guide

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You're Going to Love London

With a population of 346 765, London is a must-see destination in Ontario, Canada.

Where to Eat in London

If you’re looking for affordable options, Plant Matter Kitchen (162 Wortley Road) and The Root Cellar (623 Dundas St) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Milestones Grill + Bar - South London (3169 Wonderland Road) and Beertown Public House- London (109 Fanshawe Park Road) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in London.

When to visit London

London in November
Estimated hotel price
$133
1 night at 3-star hotel
London in November
Estimated hotel price
$133
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to London in July, when the average temperature is 20 °C, and the highest can go up to 27 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is February, when it can get as cold as -11 °C, with an average temperature of -6 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 100 mm. In contrast, March is usually the driest month of the year in London, with an average rainfall of 70 mm.

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How to Get to London

Plane

When flying to London, you’ll arrive at London (YXU), which is located 9 km from the city centre.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving London, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from London to Toronto takes 2h 07m and costs around $49 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Brampton, expect to pay about $79 for a 2h 55m trip. The train station in London is called London, and is located 1.1 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to London is to pick up a car hire from Toronto, which is about 167 km from London. You’ll find branches of Budget and Alamo, among others, in Toronto.

Bus

The most popular bus station is London Lambeth, located 9 km from the city centre of London. London The D.B. Weldon Library is also a commonly used station, and is 4 km from the city centre.

Airports near London

Airlines serving London

Lufthansa
Good (1,371 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (2,462 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (3,899 reviews)
KLM
Good (291 reviews)
Air France
Good (295 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,074 reviews)
Delta
Excellent (2,659 reviews)
British Airways
Good (939 reviews)
SWISS
Excellent (357 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (926 reviews)
Iberia
Good (666 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (640 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (662 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (195 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (367 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (74 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (304 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (201 reviews)
Finnair
Good (449 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Good (154 reviews)
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Where to stay in London

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Fanshawe College Conference Services and Super 7 Motel.

Where to stay in popular areas of London

Most booked hotels in London

Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
$205+
The Park Hotel London
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
$233+
Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
$164+
Days Inn by Wyndham London
Good (6.8, Good reviews)
$109+
Ramada by Wyndham London
Good (6.6, Good reviews)
$123+
Quality Suites London
Good (6.2, Good reviews)
$123+
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Hiring a car in London

Thrifty, Enterprise and Alamo are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to hire a car in London is the Thrifty branch at 460 York Street, which is 0 km from the city centre.

Expect to pay $2.46 per litre in London (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $29.48 and $39.30. The most frequently booked car type in London is Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Full-size car hire (Ford Fusion or similar) is, on average, 86% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Car hire agencies in London

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