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Bikes on public transport


You can take a folded bike anywhere and anytime. Download the map below for details of where you can travel with your non-folding bike.


Folded bikes are accepted at the driver's discretion. The rules are the same for pushchairs and larger items of shopping and luggage.

Docklands Light Railway

Non-folding bicycles are permitted off-peak Monday to Friday until 07:30, between 09:30-16:00, and after 19:00 and all day weekends and on Bank Holidays. For safety reasons, bicycles are not allowed at Bank station.

Folded bicycles can be used on all DLR trains, at any time. Tandems or bicycles with trailers are not allowed on DLR trains

Cyclists are advised to avoid using the DLR during large local events. Please listen to advice from staff at all times.

Find out more about bikes on DLR.

London Overground

Compact folding bikes are accepted on all London Overground trains at all times. Restrictions for non-folding bikes apply Mondays to Fridays (except public holidays) between 07:00-10:00 or 16:00-19:00 on all trains which arrive or depart at/from Euston and trains departing in either direction between: 

  • Willesden Junction and Gospel Oak
  • Gospel Oak and Blackhorse Road
  • Highbury & Islington and New Cross/Clapham Junction/Crystal Palace/West Croydon

Replacement buses on London Overground

Compact folding bikes can be carried on buses that replace trains due to engineering work. However, non-folding bikes cannot be carried on replacement bus services.


All bikes accepted on any London boat service at any time.


Please ask the company you are booked with about travelling with a bike.


Tramlink only takes folding bicycles - no container is required.

Emirates Air Line

Bicycles are accepted on the Emirates Air Line at all times.

National Rail

For the latest information about taking your bike on National Rail services, visit the National Rail website.

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