Christmas and New Year travel

Travel changes and information

Between Friday 22 December 2023 and Tuesday 2 January 2024, 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 Cycleselectric scooter rental trials (in some boroughs), coaches and Dial-a-Ride (for registered members only).

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

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

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


Winter Wonderland

New Year’s Eve


New Year’s Eve fireworks will be taking place this year. Find out more details.


TfL is not able to offer free travel on New Year’s Eve.

Travelling at quieter times

Travel at quieter times if possible.

Travelling safely

We 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 our travel tools.

  • TfL Go – our 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
  • Our 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
  • Find out about quieter times to travel

Daily travel advice

Find out more about travel on the following days:

Saturday 23 December

Sunday 24 December

Monday 25 December

Tuesday 26 December

Wednesday 27 December

Thursday 28 December

Friday 29 December

Saturday 30 December

Sunday 31 December

Monday 1 January

Tuesday 2 January


All information is subject to change. We’ll be updating these pages regularly with more detail of what’s running over Christmas and New Year.


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