Updated 21st August 2020

When the lockdown struck, London Underground closed a number of tube stations, but they’re starting to open again. The requirement to ramp up services as quickly as possible back to normality was one of the conditions of the bailout agreement with the government last week.

Some stations that are open may close at short notice if staff are needed elsewhere to handle crowds, and all are likely to have crowd control measures in place to reduce the risks of the virus spreading.

Tube stations open again from Monday 8th June

  • Barbican
  • Caledonian Road
  • Holland Park
  • Mornington Crescent

Tube Stations open from Monday 15th June

  • Bermondsey (Mon-Fri 7am-7pm)
  • Chancery Lane (Mon-Fri 7am-7pm)

Tube Stations open from Monday 6th July

  • Gloucester Road (7am-11pm every day)
  • Great Portland Street
  • Queensway (Mon-Fri 7am-7pm)
  • Redbridge (Mon-Fri 7am-7pm)

Tube Stations open from Monday 13th July

  • Arsenal (Mon-Fri 7am-7pm)
  • Clapham South (Mon-Fri 7am-7pm)
  • Hampstead (Mon-Fri 7am-7pm)
  • Hyde Park Corner (Mon-Fri 7am-7pm)
  • Kilburn Park (7am-11pm daily)
  • Southwark (Mon-Fri 7am-7pm)
  • Swiss Cottage (Mon-Fri 7am-7pm)

Tube Stations open from 27th July

  • Regent’s Park (7am-7pm)

Tube Stations open from Monday 10th August

  • Charing Cross (7am-11pm)

Tube Stations open from Sunday 16th August

  • Lancaster Gate
  • St James’s Park (7am-11pm)

Tube Stations open from Monday 17th August

  • South Wimbledon

From Monday 24th August

  • Borough (Daily 7am-7pm)
  • Covent Garden (exit only 7am-7pm)
  • Southwark (currently open limited hours) returns to full opening hours
  • Temple (Mon-Fri 7am-7pm)

From Monday 31st August

  • Goodge Street (Mon-Fri 7am-7pm)
  • Stepney Green (Mon-Fri 7am-10:30pm)
  • Tufnell Park (Mon-Fri 7am-10:30pm)

From Sunday 6th September

  • Arsenal station (currently open limited hours) returns to full opening hours
  • Hyde Park Corner (currently open limited hours) returns to full opening hours
  • Regents Park (currently open limited hours) returns to full opening hours

From Monday 7th September

  • Clapham South (currently open limited hours) returns to full opening hours

From Sunday 13th September

  • Hampstead (currently Mon-Fri only) Opens weekends as well 7am-7pm

From Monday 14th September

  • Chalk Farm (Mon-Fri 7am-7pm)

That leaves the following tube stations closed


  • Heathrow Terminal 4

Updated 21st August 2020


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  1. Stephen Spark says:

    Lambeth North and Tooting Bec were both closed initially, I believe. Do you know when they were reopened?

    And is there any word on when the remaining stations are likely to reopen?

  2. Moses Mann says:

    When will bermondsey station open?

  3. JP says:

    Questions, questions. Hmm.
    Instead of simply bothering the teacher, benefits are to be gained from interrogating the source material yourself. I dunno, why not try e-mail updates from, or visit the TfL site itself?

  4. Sandy brown says:

    When will redbridge station reopen normal hours again i dont understand how if the goverment is so worried about the virus they dont do covid 19 tests at the airports like its done in sri lanka they retest you again 4 days after you arrive again they dont cause they make money through tourism yet they put us through hell with all this social distancing nonsense if they really cared theyd check at the aieports thats how it got here in the first place

  5. Jonathan Roberts says:

    Thanks, useful list here from I V.
    Lancaster Gate now looks likely to reopen from 10/8, not 16/8, according to TfL’s on-line station status info.
    Manor House looks likely to reopen on 16/8. Unclear if there will be restricted hours or not.
    Southwark now opens half an hour earlier on Mon-Fri, at 06:30.

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