**The information in this section relates to the 2016 event - please check back nearer the time for details of 2017's travel changes. The dates for next year's Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling are Saturday 29-Sunday 30 July 2017**
The cycling events mean that:
View the map below or download the PDF to check how traffic will be affected on Saturday 30 July.
If you can, avoid areas near the event routes in central London or and allow more time for journeys.
Buses around the route areas will be on diversion or will terminate early to avoid the road closures. Some stops will also be relocated or suspended.
The following buses will be affected between 05:00-20:00 in the City and Westminster:
The following bus will be diverted between 14:00-05:00 in east London:
Extra Santander Cycle Hire bikes will be available near the FreeCycle route. The nearest docking stations to the FreeCycle route that will have staff on hand to make space to dock and provide more bikes to hire can be found at:
Busy roads may make it difficult for us to redistribute Santander cycles at docking stations elsewhere. You can check availability using the live docking station map.
There are more than 11,000 bikes at over 750 docking stations situated every 300 to 500 metres in London.
The following taxi ranks will be suspended:
The following services will be affected:
Work over the Prudential RideLondon weekend includes:
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Often walking is the quickest option during big events in London. It's healthy, free and can often get you from A to B quicker. For maps and more information about walking in London, visit our walking section.
Footways along the routes will stay open, with crowd and safety barriers in place along certain sections. Marshalled crossing points will be available in these areas to help people cross the route safely.
Please take extra care if crossing any part of the route on foot.
Any road used as part of the route for the Prudential RideLondon events will be closed for the event.
Detailed road closure information and local access information can be found in the Prudential RideLondon road closure leaflets which have been created by the event organisers, London and Surrey Cycle Partnership.
If you're planning to drive to a London airport, check if your journey takes you across the race routes. Allow plenty of time to travel, use public transport to make your journey instead, or plan alternative routes to avoid the road closures.
If you make or receive deliveries in London, talk to your customers and suppliers ahead of time. You may want to consider changing the times of your deliveries to avoid road closures, or using alternative routes that avoid busy areas.
You can also: