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Choose quieter times and routes to travel

Quieter times to travel

The quieter times on public transport are between 08:15 and 16:00 and after 17:30 on weekdays, and before noon and after 18:00 on weekends. These times may change as circumstances change.

Quieter times at local stations vary. Check how busy any station on the TfL network is, at any time of day.

If you are travelling into London via National Rail services, check their quieter times to travel. 

Stations, stops and buses

A few of our more popular stations and stops are likely to be busy 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30 on weekdays and noon-18:00 on weekends. For specific busy times at these busy stations, click on the links in the table below. This list will be updated regularly.

Stations and stops may also become temporarily busier due to planned works or events, which often happen at weekends. Check before you travel for the latest information.

Tube, London Overground, DLR, TfL Rail or Tram

Canning Town (Jubilee line, DLR)
Clapham Junction (London Overground)
East Croydon (Tram stop)
Green Park (Jubilee line, Piccadilly line, Victoria line)
Lewisham (DLR, Southeastern)
Leyton (Central line)
Mitcham (Tram stop)
Romford (TfL Rail)
Seven Sisters (Victoria line, London Overground)
Stratford (Central line, Jubilee line, TfL Rail, London Overground, DLR)
Vauxhall (Victoria line)
West Croydon (Tram stop)
West Ham (District line, Hammersmith & City line, Jubilee line, DLR)
Woolwich Arsenal (DLR, Southeastern)

Bus stops in these areas

Barking/Ilford
Bexleyheath
Brixton
Bromley Common
Canning Town
Croydon
Cricklewood
Edmonton Green
Elephant & Castle
Eltham
Finchley
Hammersmith
Hanger Lane
Hornchurch
North Greenwich
Park Royal
Plumstead
Stratford
Thornton Heath 
Tooting 
Tottenham
Vauxhall
Woolwich

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