WE ALL LOVE TO TRAVEL – but we can all agree that having to drag luggage around London all day is simply not enjoyable!
If you find yourself typing things in Google like – Can you take bags into the natural history museum, then this is the perfect time for you to start finding out what to do when visiting London.
Imagine flying to London and arriving several hours before check-in at your preferred hotel or Airbnb. Or maybe you have an early check-out but your flight is late afternoon or even in the evening.
Now, our data shows us that most people simply sit around with their bags and wait for the check-in/check-out instead of getting the most out of what London can offer such as London Bridge, Covent garden, Wembley Stadium, British Museum or the great London Eye.
As you probably already is aware of, it quickly gets exhausting to explore a big city like London while carrying your luggage 😒 So what should you do to optimise your trip?
It is simple! You find a safe luggage locker to store your bag(s) nearby or choose to go with one of the many luggage storage services offering luggage storage space in London from local stores, cafées, and hotels.
We made this guide in order for you to explore London by taking advantage of the travel industry’s next big thing – Luggage Storage!
Welcome to London’s ultimate luggage storage guide on how to find the best, cheapest, and most flexible on-demand luggage storage providers in the capital of the United Kingdom as of 2020.
Our preferred Luggage Storage service for London is LuggageHero
LuggageHero is a Danish luggage storage company with more than 120+ locations in London.
LuggageHero is using free space in certified local shops, cafés, and hotels to store your luggage. All luggage is insured and sealed with unique security seals. This way of using local stores has increased in popularity since 2017.
The good news is that it has become very much easier to find a luggage storage location when visiting a city like London, and you don’t longer have to lug your luggage around the entire city
Also, we like the flexible prices from LuggageHero the most as the company is the only luggage storage service providing hourly payment. You can take a closer look at LuggageHero and other luggage storage services’ pricing below.
Use LuggageHero anywhere with the official app for iPhone and Android.
Pricing from four big Luggage storage companies in London:
|Price per bag||Insurance||Free cancellation||Security seals provided||App|
No more than £8/day
|Access Self Storage||6£ per bag for 0-3 hours 12.5£ for 3-24 hours||Cost from £1.57 up to £7 per £1000||No||No||No|
We will continuously keep updating the above chart and we welcome all feedback about your experiences with using any of the companies listed here.
Our 2020 luggage storage London map
Our interactive map for London 2020 can be used to browse, explore and make your choice to where to store your luggage! Give it a try below:
Luggage storage around the stations in 2020:
One of the most ideal places to store your luggage would be around the major train stations and tubes. Train stations almost always have lockers for left luggage so the travelers can store their luggage and go explore the city. Also, most of the bigger train stations has a connection which can take you to either Gatwick or Heathrow airport.
For example you can lockers for left luggage in Victoria Station, left luggage in Paddington, left luggage in King’s Cross and you can overall leave your luggage all over London! One of the most popular stations and busiest is luggage storage King’s Cross.
London has multiple railway terminals and underground lines with more than 200 underground stations spread out in the city. Paddington luggage storage is just one of the many opportunities to store luggage in London.
Below we have listed all the companies that can provide luggage within the station or just outside. And trust me there is a lot of money saved by walking just a few minutes outside the stations. Finding lockers in London is finally not so complicated!
Most popular luggage storage stations in London:
- Kings Cross luggage storage
- Euston Station luggage storage
- Victoria Station luggage storage
- Paddington Station luggage storage
- Liverpool Street Station luggage storage
- St Pancras International luggage storage
- Waterloo Station luggage storage
Luggage storage around London Airports
There are six London Airports in London, with Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport being the two main ones. All of them are linked to London by buses, shuttles or express trains so it is easy to get to the city. To leave luggage in London can be essential when one is having a long layover.
This allows travelers to store their luggage next to the railway stations that commute passengers to the airports and enjoy a hand-free and stress-free day.
We have made the best guide for the two most busy airports in London:
Luggage storage around museums and attractions
Most museums around London have a very strict no luggage policy. It’s therefore crucial before heading to a museum that you check the website of the museum before going.
Look out for luggage storage scams in London
When looking to store your bag in London, we advise you to look out for scams and always check online reviews on services like Trustpilot, Yelp, Google, and/or Facebook. Even though we write 2020, the scams are still out there.
Luggage Storage at Paddington Station, King’s Cross lockers and overall bag storage in London can be used to mislead tourists, so you need to use services that you know are safe in order to avoid losing belongings.
Trusted luggage storage services
We have provided you with some of the biggest and most trusted luggage storage services in London at the beginning of this page. You can therefore just scroll up to read about LuggageHero, Nannybag and BagBnB’s prices.
We will in the following add a link to their trustpilot accounts. By doing this, you can read more about what their customers think and use the rating to decide which luggage storage company you trust:
- LuggageHero: Click here to read Trustpilot reviews.
- Nannybag: Click here to read Trustpilot reviews.
- BagBnb: Click here to read trustpilot reviews
We have vetted all luggage storage services on this Guide
All the luggage storage companies on this London guide are vetted by us, and we tried the service ourselves. We have carefully selected the best luggage storage companies and listed each by:
- Price (per day or hour)
- Travel-friendly terms (cancellation fees etc.)
- Reviews from 3rd party providers
- Insurance or not? You won’t be covered if the worst case happens
This is done for you to be able to choose the luggage storage service fitting you the best as there are a few factors to take into consideration. However, when you have found the right-left luggage service for you (whether it is left luggage King’s Cross, left luggage Paddington, left luggage Victoria station, or any other major location in London) then you can be lucky that your preferred brand is also available at your next travel destination. The reason for this is that many of the luggage storage services have luggage lockers or locations in many big cities worldwide. Luggage lockers in London are quite popular due to the high amount of tourists yearly.
Looking for more about luggage storage?
Left luggage in London can be tricky. If you didn’t find what you were looking for we can recommend the following site to find more information. You can find all kinds of information about London in general and opportunities for London storage lockers in popular stations.
By using HotelsHero you can save up to 75%! You can book a room or a whole apartment just for a day without having to stay overnight – something we have all been waiting for. Relax in the room, get some work done, or use the amenities that the hotel has to offer.
COVID-19 and luggage storage
It is important to remember to keep up with all regulations and follow the current guidelines whenever storing luggage in London. Remember to:
- Wear a mask whenever entering the luggage storage drop off location.
- Sanitize your hands before and after dropping off luggage.
- Keep an appropriate distance from others.
- Avoid direct contact with people.