Bus the Mo..Journey Around East

25 Nov , 2014 Uncategorized

So you’ve arrived at The Dictionary hostel what now? Lets check out East London … well the cool parts. Shoreditch, Dalston, Hoxton, Old street, Liverpool Street. Ok, how do we get there? 

Honestly they’re all walking distances, but some may want to take London Transport. So here are the top 3 buses to take you around East London.

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Big Reds back to back


The 243! This bus starts at Wood Green (North London) and Ends at Waterloo (Central London)…No-one cares. However it takes you through Dalston, to Old Street (station).

Dalston Is towards the north and is approx 10 minutes by bus, this area is buzzing with bars and underground parties esp. on the weekend.


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Must be a good bus, if it’s going through Dalston


 The 242! It starts at Homerton Hospital (East London) and Ends at Tottenham Court Road Station (Central London)… again No-one cares. This Bus takes you to Hackney Central Station, Dalston Junction, Shoreditch High Street and Liverpool Street.

Liverpool Street has some historic and contemporary architecture, famous pubs, and Markets with classic unmodified ally ways, home to many legendary stories *cough* Jack the Ripper.


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 And finally the 149! This Bus starts from Edmonton Green Bus station (North London) to London Bridge Station (Central London) … enough! This bus takes you through Dalston, Shoreditch High Street, and Liverpool Street.

Shoreditch High Street has Boxpark, graffitti, vintage shops, mini markets, exhibitions and everything!!


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Hello 149…going my way 🙂 ?



Here’s a few tips and facts :


  • Look out of the bus windows! You can see everything in its process.


  • Our bus stop is Shoreditch Church (a triple Jump from the door)
  • All the mentioned buses stop outside The Dictionary Hostel
  • The price of a weekly (7day) bus pass is £21 Max
  • You don’t really want to go further than the mentioned destinations 🙂 
  • You can walk 😉