All You Need to Know About London's Night Tube

All aboard London's 24-hour tube service

Underground station sign with Big Ben

London is now officially a 24-hour city. After lengthy delays, the Night Tube is open for business every Friday and Saturday, offering a 24-hour transport system on the London Underground. 

The service provides transport from central London to the outskirts of the city for the same price you pay for tickets during the day.

Transport for London currently offers a 24-hour bus service but the tube network opens up many more routes and faster connections.

Useful Information About London's Night Tube

When does the service run?

The 24-hour service currently operates on Fridays and Saturdays

Which lines offer a 24-hour service?

The Night Tube services are available on the Jubilee and Victoria lines and most of the Central, Northern and Piccadilly lines.

How often do the trains run?

The Victoria line runs around every 10 minutes across the entire line.

The Central line runs every 10 minutes between White City and Leytonstone and around every 20 minutes between Ealing Broadway to White City and Leytonstone to Loughton/Hainault.

The Jubilee line runs around every 10 minutes across the entire line.

The Northern line runs around every 8 minutes between Camden Town and Morden. 

The Piccadilly line runs around every 10 minutes between Cockfosters and Heathrow Terminal 5 (note that there's no service on the Terminal 4 loop). 

How much does it cost?

The Night Tube fares are the same as day tickets.

You can use Oyster cards or contactless payment (daily capping applies for both payment methods). Day Travelcards are valid on the day of issue and for journeys before 4:30 a.m. the following day. 

Is it safe?

All stations are staffed by London Underground employees and there is an enhanced police presence throughout the overnight services.

 Extra Police Community Support Officers also provide additional assistance to passengers and police officers, as required.

Are taxis available at Night Tube stations?

Extra taxi ranks have been added to stations on the Night Tube lines to make it easier for passengers to continue their journeys. 

When does the tube usually run?

During the week, London Underground trains start around 5 a.m. and run until around 11: 30 p.m./12.30 a.m. On Sundays, tubes start around 7 a.m. but check in advance for Weekend Engineering Works.