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Tourist Information In Central London

Tourist Information in Cental London Even after all your web-based research getting around London can still be problematic for many people and you’ll spot plenty of lost souls when you arrive in Central London.

To ease this problem there’s plenty of tourist centres, either privately run or government-run, to make sure you don’t stay lost for long.

The main travel centre for Central London is located at Regent Street, Piccadilly Circus, SW1 and is called The Britain and London Visitor Centre [map]. The centre is open seven days a week and can help with a variety of queries.

Friendly staff are on hand to find solutions to problems and – reflecting a multicultural society – speak many languages including French, Japanese, Italian, German, Dutch, Punjabi, Hindi and Russian.

If you are close to the city there’s a smaller tourist information centre at St Paul’s Churchyard. The London Information Centre [map], Leicester Square, is open every day from 8:00am-midnight and provides an invaluable service if you’re lost or simply trying to plan your next excursion.

Take advantage of free maps and hotel discounts as well as impartial advice on the best places to eat and be entertained.

If, during your stay, you need to contact your country's Embassy, Consulate or High Commission, there is a full list of addresses here:

Key: Emb=Embassy, Con=Consulate, High Com=High Commission

High Com: Australia
Address: Australia House, Strand, WC2
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7379 4334
Tube Station: Temple

Emb/Con: Austria
Address: 8 Belgrave Mews West, SW1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7235 3731
Tube Station: Hyde Park Corner

Emb/Con: Belgium
Address: 103 Eaton Square, SW1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7470 3700
Tube Station: Victoria

Emb: Brazil
Address: 32 Green Street, W1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7499 0877
Tube Station: Green Park

High Com: Canada
Address: 38 Grosvenor Street, W1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7258 6600
Tube Station: Bond Street

Emb/Con: China
Address: 31 Portland Place, W1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7631 1430
Tube Station: Regent's Park

Con/High Com: Cyprus
Address: 93 Park Street, W1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 5350
Tube Station: Marble Arch

Emb/Con: Denmark
Address: 55 Sloane Street, SW1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7333 0200
Tube Station: Sloane Square

Con: France
Address: 21 Cromwell Road, SW7
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7838 2000
Tube Station: South Kensington

Emb/Con: Germany
Address: 23 Belgrave Square, SW1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7824 1300
Tube Station: Victoria

Emb/Con: Greece
Address: 1a Holland Park, W11
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7221 6467
Tube Station: Holland Park

High Com: India
Address: India House, Aldwych, WC2
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7836 8484
Tube Station: Temple

Emb/Con: Ireland, Republic of
Address: Montpelier House, 106 Brompton Road, SW3
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7225 7700
Tube Station: Knightsbridge

Con: Italy
Address: 38 Eaton Place, SW1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7235 9371
Tube Station: Victoria

Emb/Con: Japan
Address: 101-104 Piccadilly, W1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7465 6565
Tube Station: Piccadilly Circus

Emb/Con: Mexico
Address: 8 Halkin Street, SW1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7235 6393
Tube Station: Victoria

Emb: Netherlands
Address: 38 Hyde Park Gate, SW7
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7590 3200
Tube Station: High Street Kensington

High Com: New Zealand
Address: New Zealand House, 80 Haymarket, SW1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7930 8422
Tube Station: Piccadilly Circus

High Com: Nigeria
Address: 56-57 Fleet Street, EC4
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7353 3776
Tube Station: Blackfriars

High Com: Pakistan
Address: 36 Lowndes Square, SW1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7664 9200
Tube Station: Knightsbridge

Emb: Portugal
Address: 11 Belgrave Square, SW1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7235 5331
Tube Station: Hyde Park Corner

Emb/Con: Russia
Address: 5 Kensington Palace Gardens, W8
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7229 8027
Tube Station: High Street Kensington

Emb: Saudi Arabia
Address: 30 Charles Street, W1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7917 3000
Tube Station: Green Park

High Com: Singapore
Address: 5 Chesham Street, SW1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7245 0273
Tube Station: Sloane Square

Con: South Africa
Address: 15 Whitehall, SW1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7925 8900
Tube Station: Charing Cross

Emb: Spain
Address: 39 Chesham Place, SW1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7235 5555
Tube Station: Victoria

Emb/Con: Sweden
Address: 11 Montagu Place, W1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7917 6413
Tube Station: Marble Arch/Baker Street

Emb: Switzerland
Address: 16-18 Montagu Place, W1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7616 6000
Tube Station: Marble Arch/Baker Street

Emb: Tunisia
Address: 29 Princes Gate, SW7
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7584 8117
Tube Station: South Kensington

Emb: Turkey
Address: 43 Belgrave Square, SW1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7393 0202
Tube Station: Victoria

Emb/Con: United Arab Emirates
Address: 48 Prince's Gate, SW7
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7589 3434
Tube Station: South Kensington

Emb/Con: United States of America
Address: 5 Upper Grosvenor Street, W1
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7499 9000
Tube Station: Bond Street


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