Which areas of London are in the congestion zone?
London’s Congestion Charge Zone covers the following areas:
- Charing Cross.
- City of London.
- Covent Garden.
How can I check if I was in congestion zone?
Can I check if I entered the Congestion Charge zone? You can check the Congestion Charge zone on the TFL website to find out exactly which areas of London are included in the zone and whether you’ve driven in them, in which case you’ll need to pay.
When did the congestion charge go up to 15?
From 22 June 2020, it will temporarily run from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm seven days a week (as opposed to the previous 7:00 am to 6:00 pm on weekdays), and the daily charge will rise from £11.50 to £15 per day for a period of one year.
Where does the London Congestion Charge start?
It covers approximately the area from Kings Cross in the north to Vauxhall in the south, and Paddington in the west to Whitechapel in the east. All roads around the perimeter of the zone are monitored by Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras. There is an interactive map of the Congestion Charge zone.
What postcodes are in the congestion charge zone?
The following postcodes are within the London Congestion Zone: EC1, EC2, EC3, EC4, SE1, SW1, W1, WC1 and WC2.
Is Tower Bridge part of the Congestion Charge?
As Tower Bridge is outside of the Congestion Charge zone, drivers will not be liable for the Congestion Charge if they do not deviate from the signed alternative routes. Three London Bus routes that use Tower Bridge (42, 78 and RV1) will be affected.
How do I check if I need to pay Congestion Charge?
You can pay in advance, on the day of travel or by midnight of the third day after travel. You need to pay a daily charge if you drive within the Congestion Charge zone 07:00-18:00 Mon-Fri, 12:00-18:00 Sat-Sun and bank holidays. No charge between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day bank holiday (inclusive).
What postcodes are in the Congestion Charge zone?
Is the London congestion zone being extended?
After examining the science, studying the data and carefully considering the wider economic context, the Mayor has decided his preferred option is to extend the Ultra Low Emission Zone London-wide to the London LEZ boundary in 2023, subject to a public and stakeholder consultation.
How can I avoid the congestion charge zone?
How do I Avoid the Congestion Charge?
- Time your visit so that you will only be driving after 6pm on weekdays or at the weekend.
- Download a free parking app, or check the parking notices and drive around to find pay and display bays, as they are the ones that are usually free at particular times.
How do I avoid the congestion zone on Google Maps?
Below the ‘Destinations’ section on Google Maps, you should find an ‘Options’ hyperlink. Click on that and one of the options which comes up is ‘Avoid’. Tick the box next to ‘Tolls’ and your route should refresh, giving you a route which circumnavigates the Congestion Zone.
How do I know if I need to pay Congestion Charge?