London tube: A guide to the Underground

Transport maps, tube prices, photos, LOLs and quizzes

Night tube in London
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Whether you call it 'the tube' or 'the London Underground', nobody can deny that our sweaty transport system is a crucial part of the city. From 2015 tube fares to the new night tube map, here’s where you’ll find the latest commute-boosting London Underground news. This is also the home of Time Out’s latest and greatest tube-based features. Whether we're moaning about the worst commuters, talking about the weird stuff that happens on public transport or even finding out how clean it is by hitting it with a big mallet, all the Underground action is right here.

The best tube news from the blog

See the new night tube map

See the new night tube map

Which London Underground lines will run at night?

You can now make calls on the tube

You can now make calls on the tube

EE has launched a brand new service 

How clean is the tube?

How clean is the tube?

We hit the tube with a mallet to find out

A man is running the tube map

A man is running the tube map

Dave Abrams is raising money for Mind

Beautiful photos of the tube

41 beautiful photos of the London Underground

41 beautiful photos of the London Underground

London's tube is a photographer's dream

52 old-timey photos of Underground life

52 old-timey photos of Underground life

Pictures on the tube from the last four decades

Tube maps and funny stuff

22 alternative tube maps

22 alternative tube maps

The London Underground map should be made out of cake

Top five worst commuters

Top five worst commuters

Door-bargers and day-trippers

Weird things we've seen on public transport

Weird things we've seen on public transport

Boy, it's a crazy world out there

Tube station anagrams

Tube station anagrams

Can you unscramble these Zone 1 stations?

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Tube-inspired activities

Cahoots, Soho

Cahoots, Soho

The drinking den is inspired by a tube station in post-war London

London Transport Museum, Aldwych

London Transport Museum, Aldwych

The history of our transport system is revealed in this interactive museum