Coronavirus London: latest information and advice

Find official UK coronavirus guidance and resources for your trip to London.
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From unmissable events and iconic attractions to top-notch restaurants and world-famous shopping streets, there are so many amazing things to do in London.

Take a look at the latest coronavirus guidance for London and start planning your trip! 

Can I travel to London?

Yes! You can travel to London for a fun-filled day out, weekend trip or holiday.  

Find out everything you need to know about travelling to the UK.

London attractions, venues and events

Take a look at some of the top things to do in London, from attractions, events and musicals to shopping, restaurants and nightclubs.

You should check directly with venues for information about opening hours, pre-booking tickets, face coverings and any special safety measures in place ahead of your visit.

Pre-booked tickets

Most attractions and events must be booked in advance. 

If you have tickets for a performance, event or attraction which has to make changes due to coronavirus, your ticket provider will contact you to discuss exchange or refund options.

If you're unwell at the time of your booking, please contact your ticket supplier to discuss options.

If you’ve booked tickets through visitlondon.com, refer to these booking FAQs for more information and contact details. 

Guidance for your visit to London

Face coverings 

The UK government recommends wearing a face covering in crowded areas and enclosed spaces during your visit to London.

Find more information on face coverings in London. 

Public transport 

If you're using public transport, travel at quieter times for more space. Alternatively, consider making your journey by cycling or walking

It is recommended that you wear a face covering at Transport for London (TfL) stations and on all services, including the Tube, bus, tram, DLR, Overground and TfL Rail. 

Plan ahead and get around London with the TfL Go app, which helps you find the best routes and travel outside of peak times. 

Across the TfL network, there is regular cleaning using antiviral disinfectant, hand sanitiser stations and fresh air ventilation on buses, trains and Tubes to help you travel safely in London.

For the latest travel information, visit the Transport for London website.

Looking after yourself and others

If you feel unwell during your trip to London, there is guidance in place for anyone experiencing coronavirus symptoms – find information on the official UK government website.

You can also seek further advice on the NHS website.

More useful information 

Visit the official UK government website for the latest information on the coronavirus pandemic, and find more guidance on the NHS website.  

Last updated: 8 April 2022