Service & Traffic Update

All the latest updates to our services in one place

As one of the busiest cities in the world, there is always something exciting happening in London. From parades and races to festivals and celebrations, you can almost guarantee there is a big event happening each month.

Whilst these city-wide events are lots of fun to watch and take part in, they can sometimes cause disruptions to our bus tours which are out of our control. To avoid disappointment, please take note of the London events throughout the year which may affect our service. Plan ahead for your day of sightseeing with Tootbus and make the most of your time in London.

If you need to know more about current service updates, speak to a member of staff at our bus stops or on board our buses for the most up to date information or contact us.


Current service updates:

Stop closures

- On Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, between 10.30am and 12.30pm, stop #11, Buckingham Gate, on the yellow route is closed  as a road closure is set up for the Changing of the Guards ceremony.
Closest stop is stop #12, Victoria Station, on the yellow route. It is approximately a 10 minute walk to Buckingham Palace.

- Due to road works, we are currently unable to serve stop #11, Buckingham Palace, on the yellow route. The bus is stopping further down the road outside the Rubens at the Palace Hotel, at 39 Buckingham Palace Rd.

Sunday 22nd January

A number of roads in central London will be closed on Sunday 22nd January to facilitate the Chinese New Year celebrations. We won't be able to serve stop #2, Trafalgar Square, on the yellow route. The bus will be serving the public transport bus stop B on Cockspur Street instead.

Sunday 5th February

The London Winter Run on Sunday 5th February will affect the yellow route significantly, with the tour diverted until the roads are expected to re-open from 2.30pm. The following stops are expected to be closed for the majority of the day:

Yellow route:
- Stop #2, Trafalgar Square
- Stop #5, Covent Garden
- Stop #7, London Bridge

Blue route:
- Stop #19, Parliament Street
- Stop #20, Horse Guards Parade
- Stop #21, Piccadilly
- Stop #22, Green Park Station
- Stop #23, Hard Rock Café

Upcoming events

The following upcoming events are likely to cause disruptions to our service. More details will be given closer to the date of each event:

  • 22nd January - Chinese New Year
  • 5th February - Cancer Research UK London Winter Run
  • 17th March - St Patrick's Day
  • 2nd April - London Landmarks Half Marathon - significant diversions and stop closures
  • 23rd April - London Marathon - significant diversions and stop closures
  • 6th May - King Charles III Coronation
  • 28th May - Ride London
  • 10th June - Trooping the Colour
  • 8th October - Royal Parks Marathon
  • 11th November - Lord Mayor Show & Remembrance Day
  • 12th November - Remembrance Sunday
  • 24th December - Christmas Eve
  • 25th December - Christmas Day
  • 1st January - New Years Day Parade