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The 10 Best Metro Systems For Tourists

Listing the best and most awesome metro and subway systems for tourists in the world. Keeping travelers connected, cross town and around.

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10. The Tube (London)

While the tube may be famous for its map and its extensive reach. It will take you a whole 27 minutes to get from Marble Arch to Hyde Park Corner.

While the tube may be famous for its map and its extensive reach. It will take you a whole 27 minutes to get from Marble Arch to Hyde Park Corner.

9. Taipei MRT

The Taipei Metro is rapidly expanding and easily connects tourists to many spots. There is severe congestion however on the main east-west line, which should be relieved by the new line opening November 24.

The Taipei Metro is rapidly expanding and easily connects tourists to many spots. There is severe congestion however on the main east-west line, which should be relieved by the new line opening November 24.

8. Washington Metro

The Washington Metro is wonderful for tourists with high level connection throughout the downtown areas. The trains could be a little more frequent though.

The Washington Metro is wonderful for tourists with high level connection throughout the downtown areas. The trains could be a little more frequent though.

7. Beijing Subway

It's cheap, clean, extensive, and on time, if only it stayed open past 8:30 P.M.

It's cheap, clean, extensive, and on time, if only it stayed open past 8:30 P.M.

6. Madrid Metro

One of the best Metro systems in all of Europe, especially so for tourists. The Madrid metro can get you from the Palace to the Park faster than a cab.

One of the best Metro systems in all of Europe, especially so for tourists. The Madrid metro can get you from the Palace to the Park faster than a cab.

5. Shanghai

The Shanghai Metro is fast, bilingual, and a bit more expensive then its cousin up north, the Beijing Subway. The Shanghai Metro is also one of the densest metro systems in the world. Second only to the number one on this list.

The Shanghai Metro is fast, bilingual, and a bit more expensive then its cousin up north, the Beijing Subway. The Shanghai Metro is also one of the densest metro systems in the world. Second only to the number one on this list.

4. New York Subway

The New York Subway can take you downtown and uptown; from Brooklyn to the Bronx. Sometime, though, the New York Metro can be the most confusing for foreign tourists- "What do you mean the orange line splits in 4?"

The New York Subway can take you downtown and uptown; from Brooklyn to the Bronx. Sometime, though, the New York Metro can be the most confusing for foreign tourists- "What do you mean the orange line splits in 4?"

3. Tokyo Subway

The Tokyo Subway is actually incredibly useful for a tourist, once they get the hang of its incredibly confusing map. It's also almost always on time.

The Tokyo Subway is actually incredibly useful for a tourist, once they get the hang of its incredibly confusing map. It's also almost always on time.

2. Seoul Metropolitan Subway

The worlds most extensive system by length is also incredibly tourist friendly. Wi-Fi is available in all stations and trains. It's pretty east to get from partying in Hongdae to Gangnam Station.

The worlds most extensive system by length is also incredibly tourist friendly. Wi-Fi is available in all stations and trains. It's pretty east to get from partying in Hongdae to Gangnam Station.

1. Paris Metro

The Paris Metro is the best metro system for tourists in one of the most visited cities in the world. The city of light has the densest metro system in the world making it super tourist friendly. It won't take you long to go from the Louvre to the Arch de Triumph.

The Paris Metro is the best metro system for tourists in one of the most visited cities in the world. The city of light has the densest metro system in the world making it super tourist friendly. It won't take you long to go from the Louvre to the Arch de Triumph.

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