How Can You Travel Around London Over Christmas?

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Whether by tube, bus, or bike, Secret London will help you travel around London this Christmas.

We took a rollicking ride through the TfL website to help you travel from party to party. Here’s what we found:

Tube

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December 24th – Normal Sunday service, but with less frequent service after 8pm. There are also some closures on the Circle and District lines. 

December 25th – No London Underground services running.

December 26th – The London Underground will be running a Sunday service, with partial closures on the Circle and District lines. No service on the Waterloo & City line.

Overground

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December 24th – The London Overground will finish early at 9:30pm. Additionally, there will be no Overground service all day on the following routes: Highbury & Islington to Dalston Junction, Camden Road to Stratford, Romford to Upminster, and Gospel Oak to Barking.

December 25th/26th – No London Overground services running.

DLR

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December 24th – The DLR service will run as normal but will finish early. They resolutely refuse to confirm when exactly, so enjoy that Christmas mystery.

December 25th – No DLR services running.

December 26th – The DLR service will run every 5-10 minutes.

TfL Rail

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December 24th – No service on the entire line, but replacement buses are in service.

December 25th/26th – No service.

Buses

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December 24th – Bus services will run as normal but will finish around midnight.

December 25th – There will be no bus services.

December 26th – Bus services will run as a Sunday service, with normal night services.

Driving

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December 24th/25th/26th – There will be no Congestion Charge or T-Charge.

Taxis

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December 24th – Each cab journey will cost £4 extra after 8pm.

December 25th/26th – Each cab journey will cost an additional £4.

Cycling

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December 24-26th – The Santander hire bikes will be available as normal throughout the festive period. Time to work off that Christmas dinner!

For a complete list of closures and replacement services, check on TfL’s Christmas travel page.

Featured image: @london4all

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