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How to get to London Zoo

  • Business Mobility
  • August 1, 2023
how to get to london zoo

The London Zoo is one of the oldest and most famous zoos in the world. 

Located in the northern part of Regent’s Park, the ZSL London Zoo is visited by more than one million people a year from all over the world.

If you’re traveling to London, knowing how to get to the London Zoo is critical to the experience: you will be able to interact with more than 750 species and more than 20,000 animals, from charismatic lions to endangered species such as lemurs, okapis, and rhinos.

There are several ways to get to the London Zoo: however, not all solutions offer the same standards of reliability, comfort and safety.

Let’s look together at how to get to the London Zoo by train, subway and Chauffeur driven car service.

Where the London Zoo is located

The London Zoo is one of the most popular attractions in the English capital. The Zoo is located in central London, specifically at the northern end of Regent’s Park. Its central location makes it easily visited by tourists and accessible by different means of transportation.

Connections to and from the London Zoo

The London Zoo can be reached by scheduled public transportation, for example:

  • Train 
  • Bus 
  • Underground 

Alternatively, there are also non-scheduled public transportation such as:

  • Taxi 
  • Chauffeur Driven Car

Let’s see together how to reach the London Zoo by each means of transportation.

How to get to London Zoo by train

To get to the London Zoo by train, you will need to go to Euston Station, the closest station to the park.

If you are coming from Liverpool, there are several trains that take you from Lime Street to London Zoo, with a stop right at London Euston. The trip takes about two and a half hours.

If you leave from Bristol, trains from Temple Meads station to London Zoo will stop at London Paddington, one of the closest stations to London Zoo. The trip takes about an hour and a half.

If you leave from Manchester, you will need about three hours to reach Euston station. Trains depart from Manchester Piccadilly. 

Finally, if you leave from Edinburgh, you can go to Waverley station, where a train will take you to Kings Cross station. This will take about 4 hours.

How to reach London Zoo by bus 

An alternative solution to the train is the bus. Bus routes 274 and C2 take you directly to the London Zoo. 

Bus number 274 runs from Marble Arch and Baker Street to Ormonde Terrace, while C2 runs from Victoria Station, Oxford Circus, or Great Portland Street. 

Then there is line 27, which runs from Chalk Farm to Turnham Green, with a stop right near the London Zoo.

How to get to London Zoo by subway

If you want to get to the London Zoo by subway, the most convenient stations closest to the park are Camden Town, Regent’s Park, and Baker Street. Specifically, Camden Town, on the Northern Line, is the closest tube station to the ZSL London Zoo . From here, you can take a bus or walk to the zoo, taking about 20 minutes. Regent’s Park station takes about 25 minutes to walk to the zoo.

From Baker Street, however, the distance is longer and may require another means of getting to your destination.

How to reach London Zoo by taxi

To get to the London Zoo by taxi, you can take a car from your starting point or go to dedicated cab stands on the street; for example, there is one on Euston road. 

The taxi will be able to take you directly to your destination, with a fare based on mileage and time taken.

How to get to London Zoo with a Chauffeur Driven Car

If you want to avoid the chaotic and unpredictable situations that characterize public transportation, the solution is to book a travel experience that includes a chauffeur-driven car rental service.

Chauffeur service allows you to rent a car and have a private driver at your disposal, who will manage every move for you.

This exclusive service will allow you to get to the Zoo conveniently, without having to deal with the stress of waiting for public transportation and chaos on board, and with no limits in departure times or location.

Why choose  to rent a chauffeur driven car to reach London Zoo?

Choosing a Chauffeur Driven Car service like LimoLane is the most convenient and reliable way to get to London Zoo and enjoy an extraordinary travel experience. 

Renting a Chauffeur Driven Car has many benefits:

  • You will be able to travel in premium cars, choosing from vehicles to suit every need;
  • You’ll be able to choose from cars or minivans, depending on your specific needs and number of passengers;
  • You won’t have to wait long for a taxi and you won’t have any inconvenience related to possible interruptions in public mobility;
  • You will have a private driver who speaks your language at your complete disposal, who will manage every step of the journey for you;
  • You will be able to book your transfer in advance, up to an hour before departure, so you can better manage every move around the city;
  • Costs are fixed and clear from the moment you book: there are no meters or nasty surprises at the end of the ride.

To rent your chauffeur driven car and reach London Zoo with LimoLane, start here.