UK coronation 2023

Latest Update on the Coronation weekend

May 4, 2023

    The Coronation Weekend Travel Advice

    Latest update – Please be aware there will be some minor disruption to TfL services on Saturday for the coronation.

    Saturday 6 May:

    • St James’s Park station will be closed – it will re-open when it is safe to do so
    • Hyde Park Corner will be exit-only – it will fully open when it is safe to do so
    • TfL public transport network will be running with no planned closures to support customers travelling around the capital.
    • There will be a few planned changes to bus routes and times, especially in central London as road closures will be in place. There will also be certain times and places where short term measures might be introduced such as queuing or changes to the way you enter or exit a station.

    Buses & Roads on Coronation Day

    • King Street, Hammersmith – The King’s Coronation Street Party will be taking place from 11:00 to 18:00. King Street will be closed. Large crowds are expected. Use alternative routes.
    • Parliament Square/Downing Street – A protest will take place from Parliament Square to Downing Street from 12:00 to 18:00. Large crowds are expected.
    • St James’s Park – A BBC Concert will be taking place to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III. Large crowds are expected.
    • Richmond & Kingston area – The Ranelagh Harriers Richmond Half Marathon will be taking place. Increased traffic and large crowds are expected.


    Sunday 7 May:

    London Overground

    • No service between Richmond and Willesden Junction
    • Use alternative Tube or rail replacement bus services.
    • No service between Barking and Barking Riverside
    • Use local bus routes EL1, EL2 and EL3.

    Elizabeth line

    • Additional services will run between Abbey Wood and Paddington and between Paddington and Reading

    Source: Transport for London