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Travel Information

This year the new course will be located along Cheapside, passing St Pauls Cathedral, around pastGuildhall and back through Cheapside again (see course map). The racing will start at 4pm, please click here for the provisional race programme.

Closest tube stations are St Pauls (Central Line), Bank (Central, DLR, Northern Line), and Mansion House (Circle and District Line). The following rail stations are also close by the circuit: Cannon Street, Blackfriars, City Thameslink. 

Please go to the Transport for London website to plan your journey:

Please be aware if you are planning to travel with bikes you will not be able to use Bank or St Pauls station. Click here for cycle friendly tube stations.

It’s easy to get to the Rapha Nocturne London by bike with several cycle superhighways running close by the circuit. Hire a bike using one of the many docking stations located nearby:

Santander Cycles is London's self-service, bike-sharing scheme for short journeys You can hire a bike from as little as £2. Simply go to any docking station with your bank card and touch the screen to get started. There's no need to book - hire a bike, ride it where you like, then return it to any docking station.

Santander Cycles app
The official Santander Cycles app is just one of the ways we are working with Santander to make cycling easier, more fun and rewarding.

The new app gives you a bike release code straight to your smartphone so you can skip straight past the terminal to the docking point. Visit to download the app.

As the Nocturne is a ‘closed-circuit’ event, the following roads will be closed to cars and public transport on the day of the event. 

  • 06:00 phase 1 closure: Cheapside, New Change & approaches, Gresham St and approaches including Angel St. 
  • 11:00 phase 2 closure: Aldersgate St (from Museum of London Rbt) and St Martins Le Grande. 

All closures will be in place until 2am Sunday 11th 2017. No vehicles will be able to cross the circuit until the roads re-open. 

The City of London provides free public cycle parking in all of its off-street public car parks. All of the car parks are open and staffed at all times. All of the car parks feature protection from the elements, good lighting, security patrols, on-site assistance staff and closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance - click here to view all bike parking locations.

There will be 12 crossing points allowing spectators to move freely around the course. The crossings will be manned by a member of staff and will be open when safe to do so.