Bikes on public transport


You can take a folded bike anywhere and anytime. Download the map below for details of where you can travel with your non-folded bike.


Folded bikes are accepted at the driver's discretion. The rules are the same for pushchairs and larger items of shopping and luggage.

Docklands Light Railway

Non-folded bicycles are permitted off-peak Monday to Friday until 07:30, between 09:30-16:00, and after 19:00 and all day weekends and on Bank Holidays. For safety reasons, bicycles are not allowed at Bank station.

Folded bicycles can be used on all DLR trains, at any time. Tandems or bicycles with trailers are not allowed on DLR trains

Cyclists are advised to avoid using the DLR during large local events. Please listen to advice from staff at all times.

London Overground

Non-folded bicycles cannot be carried on any London Overground train between 07:30-09:30 and 16:00-19:00, Monday to Friday (except public holidays) with the exception of some services to and from Liverpool Street.

You may take an non-folded bike on London Overground trains

  • leaving Liverpool Street station to either Chingford, Cheshunt or Enfield Town, between the hours of 07:30 and 09:30 and
  • arriving at Liverpool Street station from Chingford, Cheshunt or Enfield Town, between the hours of 16:00 and 19:00
Folded bicycles are accepted on London Overground trains at all times.

Replacement buses on London Overground

Only folded bikes can be carried on buses that replace trains due to engineering work.

Please speak to a member of staff for more information.

Tfl Rail

Non-folded bicycles cannot be carried on any TfL Rail train arriving at Stratford or Liverpool Street between 07:45-09:45 and leaving Liverpool Street or Stratford between 16:30-18.30, Monday to Friday (except public holidays).

Folded bicycles are accepted on TfL Rail trains at all times. Please speak to a member of staff for more information.


Most riverboat services accept bikes on board, but please ask the boat operator you are travelling with in advance.


Please ask the company you are booked with about travelling with a bike.


Trams only takes folded bicycles - no container is required.

Emirates Air Line

Bicycles are accepted on the Emirates Air Line at all times.

National Rail

For the latest information about taking your bike on National Rail services, visit the National Rail website.

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