The Night Tube

The Night Tube has arrived in London, with 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. 

  • 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. 

Which lines are served by the Night Tube?

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.

There are plans to extend the Night Tube to sections of the District, Metropolitan, Circle and Hammersmith & City lines, and on parts of the London Overground and 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?

From 19 August 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.