London travel guide

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You're Going to Love London

With a population of 346,765, London is a must-see destination in Ontario, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything London has to offer.

Where to Eat in London

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Root Cellar (623 Dundas St) and The Only on King (172 King St) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Milestones Grill + Bar - South London (3169 Wonderland Road) and Milestones Grill + Bar - Masonville Place (1680 Richmond St.) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in London.

When to visit London

London in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 151
1 night at 3-star hotel
London in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 151
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to London in July, when the average temperature is 20 °C, and the highest can go up to 27 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is February, when it can get as cold as -11 °C, with an average temperature of -6 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 100 mm. In contrast, March is usually the driest month of the year in London, with an average rainfall of 70 mm.

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How to Get to London


When flying to London, you’ll arrive at London (YXU), which is located 9 km from the city centre The shortest domestic flight to London departs from Vancouver and takes around 4h.


VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving London, followed by AccesRail. The train station in London is called London, and is located 1.1 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to London is to pick up a car rental from Toronto, which is about 167 km from London. You’ll find branches of Routes Car & Truck Rentals and Economy Rent a Car, among others, in Toronto.


You can travel by bus to London using FlixBus or Greyhound. The most popular bus station is London Lambeth, located 9 km from downtown London. London The D.B. Weldon Library is also a commonly used station, and is 4 km from the city centre.

Airports near London

Airlines serving London

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
Good (509 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,252 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (308 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,468 reviews)
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Brussels Airlines
Good (131 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,097 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in London

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Fanshawe College Conference Services and Super 7 Motel London.

Where to stay in popular areas of London

Most booked hotels in London

Hotel Metro
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
C$ 149+
Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 190+
Comfort Inn St. Thomas
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 130+
Cardinal Court Motel
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 117+
Delta Hotels by Marriott London Armouries
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 194+
Amber Hotel
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 135+
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Renting a car in London

Renting a car in London costs C$ 60 per day, on average, or C$ 180 if you want to rent it for 3 days. Thrifty, Alamo and Enterprise are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in London is the Thrifty branch at 460 York Street, which is 0 km from the downtown.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 26% more expensive than at London.

Expect to pay C$ 1.67 per litre in London (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 19.96 and C$ 26.62. The most frequently booked car type in London is Supplier choice (Class Special Car or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard rental cars (Class Commercial Truck or similar) are, on average, 57% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.