The best London Day Trips

The best London Day Trips

Planning a long trip to London?

Discover the best getaways in case you want to get out of the city!

London is an amazing city that has so much to offer. If you have extra time, plan your travel days in advance and discover places outside London. During summer the weather is ideal for day trips and London’s well organized transport links will get you out of the city. So, either you want to spent a day on the country or prefer a cultural experience, there’s plenty to do within short distance of UK’s capital:

Oxford or Cambridge

Travelling to London you will have the chance to visit two destinations ideal for University Lovers. The famous university towns need no introduction; beautiful architecture, great history and interesting landmarks. For Oxford: Leave from Paddington station. For Cambridge: Leave from King's Cross or Liverpool Street station. Duration: 1 hour.

England Wiltshire Salisbury Stonehenge


The prehistoric monument is a World Heritage Site and one of the most famous landmarks in England. See the Neolithic circle of standing stones and if you have time, combine it with a trip to Salisbury, the medieval cathedral city in Wiltshire. Leave from Waterloo station. Duration: 1 hour and 22 minutes.

St Albans

If you love history, don’t miss a day trip to St Albans. The city in Hertfordshire is famous for its Roman ruins, the historic cathedral and the traditional street market. Leave from London St Pancras Intl. Duration: 30 minutes.


Travelling to London, doesn’t mean that won’t be able to enjoy the beach. Brighton is a popular seaside destination for beach lovers, less than an hour’s train journey from UK’s capital! Leave from London Victoria. Duration: 56 minutes.


A city with fascinating history, rich heritage and culture. Its thriving art scene and music scene, together with its great museums, are some of the reasons you should visit this city in South West England. See the Clifton Suspension Bridge, the SS Great Britain ship museum and the Bristol Zoo in case you travel to UK with your family. Leave from Paddington station. Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes.


If you book your flights to London during summertime, don’t waste your chance to visit Whitstable. This fishing and harbour town in Kent, is the best place for seafood in England. Foodies will enjoy oysters sitting on the waterfront, or spend time at the cute little shops and cafes. Leave from Victoria Station. Duration: 1 hour and 25 minutes.

England Bath Pulteney Bridge River Avon


If you love Jane Austen novels, you should visit Bath! The most popular destination for middle class society in the 18th century, is known for its natural hot springs and its Georgian architecture. Plus there are many shopping and dining options! Leave from Paddington Station. Duration: 2 hours and 28 minutes.


Last but not least, there is Stratford-upon-Avon! The medieval market town along the banks of River Avon, is the birthplace of Shakespeare and the best place in England to learn about the life of the most famous writer in the English language! Leave from Marylebone station. Duration: 2 hours.

So, once you booked your cheap flights to London, plan your trip wisely and book your train tickets online to get the best discounts!