Best road trips in London, the United Kingdom

Best road trips in London, the United Kingdom

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What are some must-see sights and attractions on a road trip to London?

As one of the most vibrant and dynamic cities in the United Kingdom, London has no shortage of must-see sights and attractions. Some of the most popular places to visit on a road trip to London include the iconic London Eye, Buckingham Palace, and the British Museum.

By booking a self-drive package you’ll receive an expertly-planned travel itinerary, including recommendations of all the best attractions and places to visit in London and other destinations along your road trip in the United Kingdom.

With so much to see and do, London is sure to be a fun and adventure-filled stop on your road trip across the United Kingdom. Start planning your road trip today!

Which scenic drives near London can I explore during an England road trip?

London is a great starting point if you're going on a road trip in England due to the scenic drives you can explore outside the city.

Go on a peaceful drive to Oxford, a historic city in England, and pass by the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Here, marvel at its charming villages, rounded hills, chalk grasslands, and beech woodlands. While in Oxford, you may also take your time to walk around its cobbled streets and admire its architectural beauty, from the Bridge of Sigh to the Christ Church Cathedral. This 4-Day England Road Trip from London to Oxford is a perfect package for this scenic trip.

If you prefer the water views, travel south from London and go on a coastal drive to Brighton. You can stop at Brighton Beach, walk on foot along the beach, or take some time to enjoy the rides and amusements of Brighton Palace Pier. Our remarkable 10-day London road trip itinerary includes a stop at Brighton, allowing you to enjoy its offerings.

Southeast of London, venture into the countryside towards Kent, also known as "the Garden of England" due to the number of orchards, vineyards, and hop gardens. Beyond that, you can check out its iconic buildings, from the Canterbury Cathedral to Leeds Castle. All of those sceneries and landmarks are accessible when you embark on this 10-day road trip from London, which includes a stop in Canterbury.

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How long should I stay in London during my road trip in England?

London's rich history and abundant landmarks deserve at least 2-4 days of exploration during your road trip in England. This duration allows you to experience its popular features and hidden wonders, immerse in its rich culture, and enjoy its culinary delights.

Listen to the stories of iconic sites, such as the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and Trafalgar Square. For a cultural dive, visit its hubs like the West End and relish in its culinary delights, from its Michelin-starred restaurants to hole-in-the-wall food hubs; there's always something to discover in London. To give you a an idea, take a look at our 7-Day England Road Trip from London. This vacation package shows you what 4 days in London looks like.

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What is the best road trip starting in the city of London?

The best road trip starting in London takes you on a journey to the most wonderful destinations in the United Kingdom, including London, Worcester, Manchester, and Rugeley. You’ll need at least 10 days to complete this ultimate the United Kingdom road trip at a comfortable pace.

This self-drive bundle to London can be customized and modified based on your personal needs and preferences. Add flight tickets, a rental car of your choice, hotels and places to stay that suit your budget and preferences, as well as the best tours and activities in London and the other destinations along your road trip route.

Get charmed by the wonderful London and other amazing destinations within a scenic drive’s distance in the United Kingdom. Ultimately, the best road trip to London depends on how much time you have, what other places you want to explore, and the pace of your trip. Discover more top-rated road trips across the United Kingdom with Guide to Europe.

What is the best 5-day road trip starting in the city of London?

The best 5-day road trip starting in London is the incredible 5-Day England Road Trip from London to High Wycombe. During your vacation in the United Kingdom, you will get the chance to visit some of the most famous attractions in the country, including the London Eye, Buckingham Palace, the British Museum, Tower Bridge, and Hyde Park.

Discover more 5-day roadtrips starting from London by selecting your travel dates and pressing search at the top of this page.

What is the best 7-day road trip starting in the city of London?

The best 7-day road trip starting in London is the unforgettable 7-Day England Road Trip around London to Brighton. This week-long adventure lets you visit amazing attractions like the London Eye, Buckingham Palace, the British Museum, Tower Bridge, and Hyde Park.

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What is the best 10-day road trip starting in the city of London?

The best 10-day road trip from the city of London is the wonderful 10-Day England Road Trip from London traveling east to Rye, Norwich & St Albans. The travel itinerary of this amazing road trip adventure lets you visit the remarkable London Eye, Buckingham Palace, the British Museum, Tower Bridge, and Hyde Park, and many more.

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How do I find the best deals on road trip packages to London?

To find the best deals on road trip packages to London, the best advice you can get is to book in advance, be flexible with your travel dates, go for a self-guided road trip rather than a guided tour, look for package deals, and always remember to compare packages.

If you’re flexible with your dates and search for a the United Kingdom road trip bundle or self-drive package to London well in advance, you can often make significant savings. With Guide to Europe, it’s easy to compare vacation packages that include a stop in London. Use the search bar at the top of this page to discover all the best the United Kingdom self-drive package deals to London.

What is the cheapest road trip from the city of London?

If you want to explore London and its surroundings the cheapest way possible by car, we recommend going on a budget-friendly 3-day the United Kingdom road trip in London. You can book a self-drive package including everything you need for your road trip to London for prices starting at approximately 390 EUR.

With a couple of more days to spend, consider an affordable 5-day the United Kingdom road trip to London, Hertfordshire, and Wiltshire. If you book your accommodation and car in a bundle, you will only pay prices starting from 703 EUR, compared to the extra cost of booking everything separately. Included in your package, you’ll also find a travel itinerary with recommendations of the best attractions, tours, activities, restaurants, and bars to check out in London.

For the cheapest road trips to London, hit the road in the month of June. Discover the best deals on road trips to London and all over the United Kingdom with Guide to Europe and book early for the cheapest prices.

What’s the average price of a road trip to London?

The average price for a road trip in London depends on when you visit, how long you stay, and what you choose to include in your self-drive package. A 5-day road trip to London costs an average of 729 EUR. A 7-day road trip including destinations like London costs an average of 1,050 EUR. Meanwhile, 10-day road trip packages go for an average of 1,508 EUR.

Road trips to London can be both cheaper and more expensive than this. How much you should budget for your time in London all depends on the accommodation you choose, the activities you would like to do, and the restaurants you plan to visit. Another way to save money throughout a road trip in the United Kingdom is to choose a fuel-efficient car.

With Guide to Europe you can customize the inclusions of your self-drive package to London. Use the search bar to explore the available options and get a better overview of the prices of different road trip packages to London.

When is the best time to go on a road trip to London?

London is a destination that can be enjoyed year-round and the best time to hit the road completely depends on what you're looking for!

The most popular time to enjoy a road trip to London is during the summer months. So, if you want to bask in the sun and soak up the city's vibrant energy, then June to August is the best time to steer in the direction of London. However, be prepared to face crowds and higher prices. Prices for self-drive packages during this season start from 9,394 EUR.

For those who prefer a quieter and more affordable vacation, spring and autumn offer mild weather, fewer tourists, and stunning natural beauty with blooming flowers and colorful foliage in London.

Have an adventure this summer or any time of the year and book yourself a road trip to the beautiful city of London!

What is the cheapest month to do a road trip to London?

The cheapest month to do a road trip from the city of London is June. Prices in June start from approximately 390 EUR.

Typically, the cheapest time to go on a road trip to London is during the winter months of January and February, as well as the shoulder seasons of September to November and March to May. During these times, you can often find lower prices on accommodations and attractions in London, and it’s usually less crowded compared to the peak summer season.

Keep in mind that the weather may be colder and wetter in London during the winter months, so be sure to pack appropriately.

Major events such as holidays and festivals can also cause prices to increase, so it's always a good idea to plan your road trip in the United Kingdom ahead and do your research on what’s up in London.

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How far in advance should I book my London road trip package?

We recommend booking your self-drive package to London as soon as you’ve decided on your travel dates. The best hotels, flights, and other travel services in London often get fully booked in advance, especially in the peak travel season. So if you’re planning on going on a road trip to London in the summer months, reserve your road trip package as early as possible. Not only will you enjoy more options, but the prices are also cheaper. The general recommendation is to start planning your road trip in the United Kingdom 6-12 months before the planned departure, depending on the season for your travels.

What are the benefits of booking a road trip in London with Guide to Europe?

When you book a road trip from London with Guide to Europe, you get access to a comprehensive list of road trips from London, customizable travel bundles, and 24/7 travel support.

We pride ourselves in crafting itineraries that highlight the best of London. At the same time, we understand that each traveler has unique interests and preferences, so our packages are also easy to modify. Personalize your travel experience by adding flights and tours or choosing a stay or car type that suits your style.

At Guide to Europe, we want you to have a smooth trip while in England. That's why we provide 24/7 customer support through our travel app, ensuring a hassle-free journey. This travel app also stores your essential documents and provides maps for convenience.

Start planning your unforgettable road trip from London, and contact us at info@guidetoeurope to discuss with our travel experts.

How can I book a road trip starting from London?

You can easily book a road trip from London with Guide to Europe's seamless platform that has everything you need at your fingertips!

On this page, navigate to the list of our top-rated road trips in London. Then, compare and select a package of your choice. You can also use our search bar and enter your travel dates to get a list of all London road packages that suit your schedule.

Whichever approach you use, once you've selected a package based on its cost and inclusions, click "Select more" to begin customizing your travel bundle. You can add flights and tours and choose your stay and car type for a personalized experience.

Ready to embark on an unforgettable journey in England? Book a road trip from London with Guide to Europe now!

Can I customize my road trip in London?

Definitely! Guide to Europe recognizes that each traveler is unique and everyone has their preferences for the perfect road adventure in London. Add flights for convenience, or choose a car type and accommodation to fit your style and budget.

You can also enhance your experience in London by adding tours, from exploring the city's main attractions, such as the British Museum or the Tower of London, to exploring the pubs of London to enjoying dinner while cruising on the Thames River, your options are endless.

Create your dream road trip in London and make it distinctively yours with Guide to Europe. Start by selecting your travel dates, or message us at info@guidetoeurope if you have questions or need further assistance.

How do I plan my route and itinerary for a road trip in London?

The easiest way to plan a the United Kingdom road trip with a stop in London is to book a self-drive package. With a travel package, you’ll get a travel plan, optimized based on driving distances and the time you’ll need to experience all the best of what London has to offer.

With a self-drive package, you’ll also enjoy stays at top-rated hotels along your route and recommendations of all the best tours and activities you can do throughout your holiday in London and the United Kingdom.

With Guide to Europe, you can choose from around 144 different the United Kingdom self-drive packages with stops in London. Explore all your options and book your next vacation as early as today.

What kind of accommodation can I expect in London with a self-drive package?

When you book a self-drive package, you can expect a range of accommodation options to choose from in London, based on your budget and preferences. Whether you prefer budget-friendly options or luxurious accommodations, we always recommend the best available accommodation in each destination of your road trip.

For those on a budget, there are plenty of affordable hotels and stay options that still offer comfortable amenities and a convenient location. If you're looking for something more luxurious, there are plenty of high-end hotels and resorts that offer lavish amenities such as spas, fine dining, and incredible views.

No matter what type of accommodation you choose, we ensure that each property is carefully vetted to ensure quality and comfort for all our travelers. We work with top-rated hotels and properties to ensure that you have a comfortable and enjoyable stay during your road trip to London.

Book your road trip package to London and other top destinations in the United Kingdom today and get ready to enjoy a comfortable and unforgettable self-drive vacation.

What kind of rental car will I get with a self-drive package to London?

With a self-drive package to London, you can choose from a variety of rental car options to suit your preferences and budget. Available car types include economy, compact, midsize, full-size, luxury, and even SUVs or minivans. Reputable rental car companies will provide you with a well-maintained vehicle, and you can also opt for additional features like GPS navigation, child safety seats, or insurance coverage for your road trip to London.

When you book a the United Kingdom self-drive package, you’ll choose from the most recommended rental cars, selected based on your road trip route and the number of travelers. We always recommend the best rental cars for your adventures in London and around the country, so you can hit the road in comfort.

What should I pack for my London road trip?

Given London's unpredictable weather, pack versatile clothing suitable for layering during your England road trip, ensuring comfort no matter the conditions. Bring a pair of pants or jeans, a light dress or a shirt for exploring the city on a bright day. If the weather's on the cold side, pair your clothes with a jacket, a sweater, or a coat.

For walking around the city, bring a pair of comfortable shoes, sunscreen, a refillable water bottle, and a small backpack or a daypack for carrying your essentials.

Remember to pack your essential documents, including your passport, visa, and driver's license, and put them together in one envelope or bag.

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