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The Night Tube

The Night Tube offers a 24-hour service on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Five Tube lines run a 24-hour service on Fridays and Saturdays: Victoria, Central, Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines.
  • The London Overground operates 24 hours on Fridays and Saturdays between New Cross Gate and Highbury & Islington (not including Whitechapel).
  • Standard off-peak fares apply on the Night Tube.

  • Many bus routes also run 24 hours on Friday and Saturday, with some running seven days a week.

The Night Tube is suspended due to coronavirus. From 27 November, the service will resume across the Central and Victoria lines – visit the Transport for London website for more information.

Which lines are served by the Night Tube?

Several London Tube lines serve night services, making it easy to tick off those exciting late evening activities across the city.

Victoria line

Trains run on average every 10 minutes across the entire line.

Central line

Trains run approximately every 10 minutes between White City and Leytonstone and approximately every 20 minutes between Ealing Broadway to White City, and Leytonstone to Loughton/ Hainault. There are no Night Tube services between North Acton and West Ruislip, Loughton and Epping and Woodford and Hainault.

Jubilee line

Trains run every 10 minutes across the entire line.

Northern line

Trains run around every 8 minutes between Morden and Camden Town and approximately every 15 minutes from Camden Town to High Barnet / Edgware. No Night Tube services are provided on the Bank and Mill Hill East branches.

Piccadilly line

Trains run every 10 minutes between Cockfosters and Heathrow Terminal 5. There is no service on the Terminal 4 loop, or between Acton Town and Uxbridge.

London Overground

The London Overground Night Service operates Friday and Saturday nights into the early hours of Saturday and Sunday mornings between New Cross Gate and Highbury & Islington (not including Whitechapel), with trains every 15 minutes.

There are plans to extend the Night Tube to sections of the District, Metropolitan, Circle and Hammersmith & City lines, and on parts of the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). Check TfL’s website for all the updates.

How much does it cost to travel on the Night Tube?

Standard off-peak fares apply when travelling on London’s Night Tube. Standard daily capping also applies when using an Oyster card, Visitor Oyster card or contactless payment cards.

Day Travelcards are valid on the day of issue, and for journeys starting up to 4:29 on the following day.

See TfL’s website for all the information about journey fares on the London Underground.

Were there any changes to London’s night bus services?

The following existing bus routes started running 24 hours on Friday and Saturday: 34, 123, 145, 158, 296, E1, W3 and W7.

Is it safe to travel on the Night Tube?

An enhancement of the policing presence took place across London’s Tube network, to guarantee safe travel at all times. The British Transport Police (BTP) provides more than 100 officers to patrol the 144 stations served by the Night Tube.

Check out our article on how to stay safe in London.