Everything You Need To Know About The Night Tube including Night Tube Map, Prices and Safety
London’s Night Tube finally launches this Friday, with a predicted 200,000 passengers set to use the underground every weekend. The 24-hour service will impact the city’s nightlife scene too, supporting venues and bars in areas along the lines as well as transporting worker at all hours around the capital. And to ensure you’re well equipped for your first journey into nighttime tube travelling, we’ve jotted down all the need-to-knows so you can swipe through the barriers with ease.
Those who switch from night bus to Night Tube are estimated to get an average time saving of 20 minutes.
Which lines will be running?
For now, only the Central and Victoria lines will be operating the 24-hr service on Fridays and Saturdays. The Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines will follow in the autumn. No launch date for those lines has been announced.
How often are trains?
Victoria lines trains will run on average every 10 minutes.
Central line will run on average every 10 minutes between White City and Leytonstone and approximately every 20 minutes between Ealing Broadway to White City and Leytonstone to Loughton/ Hainault.
How much will it cost me?
Nothing more than your usual tube travel. Off-peak fares apply and day travelcards will last you right through until 4:29am.
Mayor Sadiq Khan announced an additional 100 policemen to be present across the entire night tube network when it launches this Friday. Every station will have an officer present at all times and station staff will also be working as normal. TFL have also published this poster to ensure you’re aware of safety on the underground;
Now, where to go this weekend on the Night Tube? Check out our top stops along the route here.