Directions to Parliament

Parliament is located in Westminster, in the centre of London. All major forms of public transport, many of which are wheelchair accessible, serve it.

Rail and Underground

Visitors travelling on the London Underground can use the District, Circle or Jubilee lines to get to Westminster station, which is fully wheelchair accessible. Victoria, Charing Cross and Waterloo mainline stations are about 20 minutes away by foot and have connecting buses.

Buses

Buses stop near Parliament Square in Victoria Street (opposite the Houses of Parliament) and further up towards Trafalgar Square, in Whitehall. All buses in London are now wheelchair accessible.

Walking

If you're travelling by foot, Westminster and Waterloo bridges are wheelchair accessible, as are the Golden Jubilee pedestrian bridges (the old Hungerford Bridge), which connect the South Bank with Victoria Embankment.

Bicycles

Members of the public cannot bring bicycles into the parliamentary estate. There are public bicycle racks a short distance away outside 7 Millbank.

Parking, picking up, dropping off

There is a commercial car park near Victoria Tower, with advance booking for disabled bays. There are disabled parking spaces nearby in Great Peter Street, Smith Square, and by Methodist Central Hall on Matthew Parker Street. Coming by car is not recommended as parking is expensive and severely limited, and you will often be subject to the congestion charge.

There is no designated area to drop or pick someone up from Parliament. If you need to do this, motorists can stop briefly just before the entrance to Victoria Gardens, towards Millbank. However, please be aware that for security reasons the police will quickly move you on.

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Virtual tours

Can't visit Parliament in person? Why not climb Big Ben, have a look around the Commons or visit the House of Lords library with this series of online tours.

Podcasts

Listen to our series of audio tours of Parliament. You can listen to them online, with an accompanying slideshow, or download them to listen to later.

Where do I go?

Lost in the wilds of Westminster? Find your bearings with our maps of the parliamentary estate and the surrounding area.

Need a wheelchair?

A limited number of wheelchairs are available if requested in advance. Call 0207 219 3003.