Travel information from Transport for London.


Restricted access

For safety reasons some stations may close temporarily to prevent overcrowding. It may be worthwhile walking part of your journey or seeking an alternative route.


Ladbroke Grove

Station closed.


Latimer Road

Closes at 11.30pm.


Notting Hill Gate

Exit only from 11:00 to 18:00. District and Circle lines will not stop from 11:00 to 18:00.

No interchange between Central line and District and Circle lines. Station may close for short periods of time to manage congestion.


Westbourne Park

Exit only 11am–6pm.

Closes at 11.30pm.


Holland Park

Exit only from 11:00 to 15:00. Closes at 15:00


Royal Oak

Exit only 11am–6pm.

Closes at 6pm.

Open as usual


Advisable 11am–7pm as Circle and District line trains will not stop at Notting Hill Gate.



Advisable instead of Notting Hill Gate or Royal Oak (restricted entry).


High Street Kensington


Kensal Green


Queen’s Park



Exit only from 11:00 to 18:00. Normal station operation from 18:00 to close.


Shepherd’s Bush (Central line)

Busier than usual mid-afternoon until early evening


Plan your journey at

London Overground

Nearest Stations

Queen’s Park


Kensal Rise


Kensal Green


Shepherd’s Bush

Sunday: no service until 11am.


Sun 27 A normal timetable will run on the majority of the London Overground network.

No London Overground service between Willesden Junction and Clapham Junction until 11am Sunday 27 August.

Mon 27 A Saturday timetable will run on Bank Holiday Monday.

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If cycling to Carnival, leave your bicycle somewhere secure and out of sight. Don’t cycle within the zone. It can be dangerous and cause considerable annoyance to

other Carnival goers.

Santander Cycle docks

Carnival zone docks suspended.

London Buses operate extra day and night buses to serve Carnival.

London Buses


Sat 24 (10pm) to Tues 27 (early) Due to road closures, day/night buses will be diverted away from the Carnival area.

To the north of the Carnival area Buses start from ‘Prince of Wales’ on Harrow Road.

To the south of the Carnival area

Buses start from: Notting Hill Gate.

Bus stops within or next to the Carnival area will carry displays about diversions or disruptions.

Bus routes affected

2, 7, 16, 18, 23, 27, 28, 31, 36,

46, 52, 70, 94, 98, 148, 205*, 220,

228, 295, 316, 328, 332, 414, 452, N7, N16, N18, N28, N31, N98, N205, N207

* 205/N205 are re-routed as part of recent bus changes and no longer serve Marylebone. Use route 453 for Marylebone Station.

Bus route changes: Traffic alerts: @TfLTrafficNew