Night Tube in London

The Night Tube offers a 24-hour service on Fridays and Saturdays.
Illuminated London Underground roundel at night at a Tube station
The Night Tube runs 24 hours at the weekend on some lines. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.
  • 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.
  • Off-peak fares apply on the Night Tube.

Night Tube services are currently operating on the Central and Victoria lines, as well as London Overground night services. Services will resume on the Jubilee line from Saturday 21 May and later this summer on the Northern and Piccadilly lines.

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Which lines are served by the Night Tube?

Several London Tube lines have night services, making it easy to tick off plenty of exciting evening activities across the capital. 

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 from Ealing Broadway to White City, and Leytonstone to Loughton via Hainault. There are no Night Tube services between North Acton and West Ruislip, Loughton and Epping, or Woodford and Hainault.

Jubilee line

Trains run every 10 minutes across the entire line.

Northern line

Trains run about every eight minutes between Morden and Camden Town and approximately every 15 minutes from Camden Town to High Barnet and Edgware. No Night Tube services operate 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, with trains every 15 minutes.

People waiting for the Night Tube on the platform at a London Underground station

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

Off-peak fares apply when travelling on the Night Tube in London. 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 before 4.29am the following day.

If you have more questions about using your Oyster card in London, take a look at these Oyster FAQs for all the answers. You can also download free London travel maps before you head out for the night.

How to make the most of the Night Tube

If you're looking for ideas for a great night out in the capital, check out these 75 things to do on the Night Tube in London and 101 things to do at night in London.

Is it safe to travel on the Night Tube?

Just as with daytime Tube services, stations remain staffed by London Underground employees. The British Transport Police (BTP) also patrol stations with Night Tube services.

Read on for more tips about how to stay safe in London.