TfL Advice on Christmas & New Year Travel

Author: Transport for London


Between Friday 23 December 2022 and Monday 2 January 2023, most Transport for London (TfL) services will be running. However, there will be service changes and planned works on the public transport and road networks.

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Travel changes and information

Between Friday 23 December 2022 and Monday 2 January 2023, planned work, closures and service changes may affect your journey.

The only transport running on Christmas Day will be taxi and private hire services, Santander Cycles, coaches, Dial-a-Ride (for registered members only) and electric scooter rental trials in some London Boroughs.

During the Christmas and New Year period, there are likely to be changes to timetables to timetables on all TfL services. Details will be available nearer the time.

See the six-month look ahead for planned track closures.

Planned works and timetable changes also affect National Rail services. For more information visit

There will be a partial closure of the Bakerloo line and London Overground from Saturday 17 December to Friday 23 December 2022.


Travelling at quieter times

Travel at quieter times if possible.

Travelling safely

TfL hope you enjoy the festive season.

  • Take care while travelling on the network, especially if you have been drinking alcohol
  • Plan how you are getting home in advance
  • Find out more about safer travel

Travel tools

Check before you travel and plan ahead using TfL’s travel tools.

  • TfL Go – live Tube map app for planning travel on the move
  • Plan a journey, which can help you plan your route by public transport, cycling or walking
  • The latest status updates for buses and traffic
  • The latest status updates for Tube, rail and trams
  • TfL email updates
  • Nearby places you on a map, showing Tube, bus, river, rail and Santander Cycles locations, as well as local businesses and destinations. It can use your current location, a postcode or an address of your choice

Daily Travel Advice & Updates

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