Taking bikes on the Tube

Folded bicycles can be taken free of charge on all sections of the network at all times.

Non-folding bicycles can be taken free of charge on some sections of the network outside peak times. Peak times are 07.30 - 09.30 and 16.00 - 19.00, Monday to Friday, except for public holidays.

In certain cases, as listed, non-folding bicycles may also be taken during rush hour in the opposite direction to the majority of travellers.

Circle, District, East London, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines

On these lines non-folding bicycles are permitted on all sections outside peak times.

Bakerloo Line

Non-folding bicycles may be taken between Queen's Park and Harrow & Wealdstone in the morning peak and vice versa in the evening peak, and in both directions outside peak times.

Central Line

Non-folding bicycles may be taken outside peak times in either direction between: White City and West Ruislip/Ealing Broadway Leyton and Epping Newbury Park/Woodford and Hainault.

Jubilee Line

Non-folding bicycles are permitted outside peak times in either direction between: Finchley Road and Stanmore Canning Town and Stratford.

Northern Line

Non-folding bicycles may be taken outside peak times in either direction between: Edgware and Colindale Hendon Central and Golders Green East Finchley and High Barnet/Mill Hill East.

Piccadilly Line

Non-folding bicycles are allowed outside peak times in either direction between: Barons Court and Hounslow West/Uxbridge Cockfosters and Oakwood.

Victoria Line and Waterloo & City Line

Non-folding bicycles must not be taken on the Victoria Line or the Waterloo & City Line.

Docklands Light Railway and Croydon Tramlink

Docklands Light Railway and Croydon Tramlink do not take bicycles.

All stations

You cannot take cycles on moving escalators at any underground station.

London Underground publishes an extremely useful map called Bicycles on the Underground showing exactly where bikes can be taken.

You can order this, or request further advice and up-to-date travel information from the website linked on the right, or on 020 7222 1234.

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