Travel during the event


There will be changes to parts of the road network in central London between Monday 16 and Saturday 21 April, including lane suspensions, pedestrian barriers and road closures. These will include closures before and after events for building and removal of infrastructure.

Please note that due to the nature of this event and the closures required for it, road closure information is subject to change. See our traffic status updates page page for the latest information on traffic conditions and follow @TfLTrafficNews for real-time updates on London's roads. 

Pall Mall area

  • Thursday 12 April from 23:59 to 05:00 on Friday 13 April
  • Friday 13 April from 21:00 until 07:00 Saturday 14 April
  • Friday 20 April from 21:00 until 02:00 Saturday 21 April

Park Lane area

Southbound lane restrictions on Park Lane

  • Friday 13 April from 21:00 until 06:00 Saturday 14 April (possibility of full southbound closure)
  • Saturday 14 April southbound closure from 21:00 until 07:00 Sunday 15 April
  • Saturday 21 April from 19:00 until 23:59 Sunday 22 April (possibility of full southbound closure)
  • Sunday 22 April southbound closure from 00:01 until 07:00


Eastbound slip from Hyde Park Corner

  • Saturday 14 April  from 21:00 until 07:00 Sunday 15 April (closure will remain in place until 07:00 on Monday 23 April)

Royal Parks and Park Lane Area

The following will be affected from 07:00 on Sunday 15 April until Friday 20 April between 06:00 and 22:00:

  • All roads within St James's Park
  • Northumberland Avenue - closed 15:00-17:00 on Wednesday 18 April

The following will be partially closed from 06:00 Saturday 14 April until 06:00 Sunday 22 April:

  • Pall Mall, westbound from the Regent Street junction to Marlborough Road
  • St James's Street southbound from Piccadilly to junction with Pall Mall on 19 April from 10:00 to 17.30


  • Park Lane Southbound - lanes closure until 21:00 Saturday 21 April
  • Hyde Park Corner - lane closures and several traffic holds
  • Piccadilly Slip Road - closed
  • Great George Street at Parliament Square
  • Northumberland Avenue - closed 15:30-17:30 on Wednesday 18 April

Closures in St James's Park and Green Park will remain in place until the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 22 April.

City of London
Monday 16 April from 07:00-18:00, Tuesday 17 April from 15:00-23:30 and Wednesday 18 April from 07:00 to 18:00

  • Gresham Street and approaches

Wednesday 18 April from 15:00 to 23.00

  • Fenchurch Street
  • Eastcheap

Kensington area

There will be parking suspensions and security measures in place on Saturday 21 April. Road closures will also be in place on Kensington Gore on Thursday 19 April from 23:59 until 05:00 on Friday 20 April and on Saturday 21 April from 14:00 until 01:00 on Monday 23 April.


Due to security measure, pedestrian barriers will be in place to assist with crowd management during events.


Delivery drivers to all businesses inside of the closures and restrictions perimeter will be allowed through. For full details visit the event website.

Visit our traffic status updates page for the latest information on traffic conditions and follow @TfLTrafficNews for real-time updates on London roads.


There will be changes to some bus routes from 21:00 Saturday 14 to 07:00 Sunday 22 April. This includes diversions and early terminations on the following routes:

2, 6, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, 36, 40, 52, 70, 74, 137, 148, 360, 390, 414, 452, N2, N9, N16, N74 and N137

For real-time information, follow @TfLBusAlerts and @TfLTrafficNews.

Tube and Rail

Green Park stations may be busier than usual as security arrangements for the event affect operational plans at the station. For real time information please follow @TfLTravelAlerts. Plan ahead with our Journey Planner.

Royal Parks

There will be pedestrian barriers in St James's Park and Green Park from Saturday 14 April. These will remain in place until the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 22 April.

At peak times pedestrians may be delayed at crossing points; pedestrians using St James's Park as a through route may want to consider alternative routes away from The Mall.

Pedestrian routes south from Piccadilly through Queen's Walk will close at key times.

Park Lane area

  • No access through Hamilton Place into Piccadilly
  • No access from Hamilton Place in and out of Hamilton Mews
  • No access through Park Lane underpass from Wellington Museum to Piccadilly

Visit our website for maps and more information about walking in London.


The cycle route through St James's Park, Green Park and Hyde Park will be closed from Sunday 14 to Sunday 22 April after the Virgin Money London Marathon. Cyclists using the parks will have to mount their bikes and will not be able to cycle on the pavements or roads after entering through the gates.