Travel by car is not advised as there is little on street parking and the nearby NCP car park is often full.
Visitors may be dropped off and picked up directly outside Victoria Tower Gardens, but coaches may not wait here.
Nearest stations are Charing Cross, Victoria and Waterloo.
3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 87, 88, 148, 159, 211, 453.
Westminster (District, Circle and Jubilee lines).
Box Office Numbers
Tickets can be booked in advance on 0844 847 1672
Groups (10+) should call 0844 847 2498 for availability and prices Calls will cost 7 ppm plus your network access charge.
Box Office Hours
The on-site ticket office address is:
London SW1A 2LW
Opening Hours are 08:45 - 16:45
Box Office Collection Accepted
If you have arranged to collect your tickets from the box office, please note that tickets can only be collected on the event day, on your way into the event. Tickets can not be collected in advance of the day. You must take your credit/debit card and booking reference number with you in order to collect your tickets.
Box Office Payment
Cash, Access, Visa, most debit cards.
Except for one stop (of 15), the tour is wheelchair accessible.
There are only limited opportunities for sitting down during the tour. Wheelchairs are available on request.
Everyone entering the Houses of Parliament must go through airport style security checks. These checks can take longer during peak times. Please ensure you arrive 20 minutes in advance of your time slot to ensure you have enough time to go through security.
Bags or luggage larger than those permitted in aircraft cabins may be refused entry.
No Wheeled Luggage allowed.
Parliament has no facilities for leaving items; commercial outlets are available nearby at Victoria and Charing Cross stations.
Personal defence items are not allowed.
No liquids allowed.
Please note that tours may be cancelled at any time if Parliament has to meet, e.g., due to an emergency.
Children aged 5-15 can purchase a child rate ticket.
Under 5's go free but require their own ticket; this should be mentioned at the time of booking. Please note that the tour is not really suitable for the very young.
Small pushchairs are admitted; baby carriers are available if required.
Tour group maximum 25 persons (larger groups will be spread across several tours)
Tours last approximately 75 minutes
Tours are available in French, German, Italian & Spanish at specific times