London on a Budget

Directory

  • 54 Eccleston Square SW1

  • 020 7727 5665

  • Trevelyan Hse, Dimple Rd, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3YH

  • 01629 592 700

  • www.yha.org.uk

  • 229 Gt Portland Street W1

  • 020 7631 8300

  1. Accommodation

    There are several youth hostels in London, and universities offer rooms from June to September. International Students House has year-round rooms. There are also many cheap bed and breakfasts (see Youth Hostels Association).

  2. Travel

    Buses are cheaper than the Tube (underground), but they do usually take longer. If you are making more than two tube journeys in a day, Travel Cards are good value. They are also valid on buses and the Docklands Light Railway. Carnets, with 10 Zone 1 tickets, and pre-pay ...

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