09 December 2022

Strikes on London’s buses are taking place throughout January. In addition, there will be a strike on the Elizabeth Line on Thursday 12 January. Elizabeth line services could also be changed or cancelled at short notice from 13 January to 28 February due to further industrial action. For more information about this, please visit TfL’s webpage.

We have put together a summary below of which bus services will be affected by the strikes this month, as well as useful links to help you get around if you need to.


Bus strikes

There are planned strikes on Abellio bus services on various dates in  January. On strike days, TfL will aim to run as many services as possible. Routes affected by the Abellio strike action are mostly in west and south London.

Other bus services are not affected by these strikes.

There are strikes on these dates:

  • Tuesday 10 January
  • Thursday 12 January
  • Monday 16 January
  • Thursday 19 January
  • Wednesday 25 January
  • Thursday 26 January

Routes affected are listed below. Other services not affected by strikes will be busier than normal.

On the days after strikes, a good service will be running by approximately 06:00.

Day routes: 3, 27, 45, 63, 68, 109, 130, 156, 195, 196, 201, 207, 267, 270, 278, 315, 322, 350, 367, 381, 407, 415, 427, 433, 464, 482, 490, 969, C10, E5, E7, E10, E11, H20, H25, H28, H26, P5, P13, R68, R70, S4, U5, U7, U9

Route 481 will operate but with fewer services on weekdays from 07:30-08:00, and from 15:00-16:00.

24-hour routes: 24, 111, 159, 285, 344, 345

Night routes: N3, N27, N63, N68, N109, N207, N381

School route: 671

TfL is advising passengers to plan ahead and check your travel.

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