Public Transport over Christmas and New Year

Transport for London have provided the following information regarding bus and train services over Christmas and the New Year period.

‘Much of the network will be open with most services running but in some cases this may be a special or weekend timetable. The main changes to our services on the key days are outlined below. For details of the services running each day, visit our Christmas travel pages.

Christmas Eve, Tuesday 24 December – There are planned closures on TfL Rail and river services. Buses, DLR and Trams will run a Saturday service. London Overground services will finish early, while there will be a reduced service on TfL Rail and the Tube.

Christmas Day, Wednesday 25 December – There will be no service on the Tube, buses, TfL Rail, London Overground, DLR, Trams, river, Emirates Air Line and National Rail, though Santander Cycles and some river tours services will be available.

Boxing Day, Thursday 26 December – There are planned closures on Northern, District and Waterloo & City lines. There will be a special service on the DLR and some London Overground routes, and a Sunday service on buses and TfL Rail. There will be a reduced service on the Tube, while Emirates Air Line will run a bank holiday service.

Friday 27 December – There are planned closures on TfL Rail. A Saturday service will run on buses, DLR, London Overground and Trams. The Woolwich Ferry will run a single boat service.

Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 December – There are planned closures on London Overground and TfL Rail. The Woolwich Ferry will run a single boat service.

Sunday 29 December – There are planned closures on Circle, District, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan lines, London Overground and TfL Rail.

Monday 30 December – There are planned closures on certain London Overground routes. Buses, DLR, London Overground, Trams and the Tube will be running a Saturday service.

New Year’s Eve, Tuesday 31 December – There is a planned closure on TfL Rail. Throughout the day, there will be a Saturday service on buses, London Overground, DLR and TfL Rail. There will be free travel on the Tube, London Overground, DLR, Trams, TfL Rail and buses from 23:45 until 04:30 the following morning. There will be an all-night service on DLR, some London Overground routes, TfL Rail, Trams and the Tube.

New Year’s Day, Tuesday 1 January – There are planned closures on District and Metropolitan lines and river services. The DLR, London Overground and TfL Rail will run a Saturday service. Buses and Trams will run a Sunday service. Emirates Air Line will run a bank holiday service.

Road closures will be in place for the New Year’s Day Parade. Saturday and Sunday services will take place across the network.’

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