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Route N550

Canning Town - Isle of Dogs - Limehouse - Aldgate - Blackfriars - Trafalgar Square

Night Bus

Temporarily diverted in Heron Quays and Canary Wharf area

Weeknights           Weekends          

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Route record (places served and roads followed)

N550 Sunday night/Monday morning to Thursday night/Friday morning towards Trafalgar Square       Other direction      Weekends


Canning Town, Bus Station               2350           20 50          0450 0520 0550
Poplar, Newby Place                     2354 Then      24 54          0454 0524 0554
Island Gardens Station                  2400 every 30  30 00          0500 0530 0600
Westferry Road, Byng Street             0005 minutes   35 05          0505 0535 0605
Canary Wharf Station                    0009 at        39 09          0509 0539 0609
Limehouse Station                       0015 these     45 15 until    0515 0545 0615
Aldgate Station, Aldgate High Street    0021 minutes   51 21          0521 0551 0621
Bank Station, Queen Victoria Street     0026 past      56 26          0526 0556 0626
Embankment Station                      0033 the hour  03 33          0533 0603 0634
Trafalgar Square, Cockspur Street       0037           07 37          0537 0608 0639

N550 Sunday night/Monday morning to Thursday night/Friday morning towards Canning Town      Other direction      Weekends


Trafalgar Square, Cockspur Street       0020           50 20          0420 0450 0520
Embankment Station                      0027 Then      57 27          0427 0457 0527
Bank Station, Queen Victoria Street     0034 every 30  04 34          0434 0503 0533
Aldgate Station, St Botolph Street      0038 minutes   08 38          0438 0507 0537
Limehouse Station                       0045 at        15 45          0445 0514 0544
Canary Wharf Station                    0050 these     20 50 until    0450 0519 0549
Westferry Road, Cuba Street             0053 minutes   23 53          0453 0522 0552
Island Gardens Station                  0058 past      28 58          0458 0527 0557
Poplar, Bazely Street                   0104 the hour  34 04          0504 0533 0603
Canning Town, Bus Station               0108           38 08          0508 0537 0607

N550 Friday night/Saturday morning and Saturday night/Sunday morning towards Trafalgar Square    Other direction      Weeknights


Canning Town, Bus Station               2350 0020 0050 0120 0150 0220 0250 0320 0350 0420 0450 0520 0550
Poplar, Newby Place                     2354 0024 0054 0124 0154 0224 0254 0324 0354 0424 0454 0524 0554
Island Gardens Station                  2400 0030 0100 0130 0200 0230 0300 0330 0400 0430 0500 0530 0600
Westferry Road, Byng Street             0005 0035 0105 0135 0205 0235 0305 0335 0405 0435 0505 0535 0605
Canary Wharf Station                    0009 0039 0109 0139 0209 0239 0309 0339 0409 0439 0509 0539 0609
Limehouse Station                       0015 0045 0115 0145 0215 0245 0315 0345 0415 0445 0515 0545 0615
Aldgate Station, Aldgate High Street    0021 0051 0121 0151 0221 0251 0321 0351 0421 0451 0521 0551 0621
Bank Station, Queen Victoria Street     0026 0056 0126 0156 0226 0256 0326 0356 0426 0456 0526 0556 0626
Embankment Station                      0034 0104 0134 0203 0233 0303 0333 0403 0433 0503 0533 0603 0633
Trafalgar Square, Cockspur Street       0039 0109 0139 0208 0238 0308 0337 0407 0437 0507 0537 0607 0637

N550 Friday night/Saturday morning and Saturday night/Sunday morning towards Canning Town   Other direction      Weeknights


Trafalgar Square, Cockspur Street       0020 0050 0120 0150 0220 0250 0320 0350 0420 0450 0520
Embankment Station                      0029 0059 0129 0159 0228 0257 0327 0357 0427 0457 0527
Bank Station, Queen Victoria Street     0036 0106 0136 0206 0235 0304 0334 0404 0434 0503 0533
Aldgate Station, St Botolph Street      0040 0110 0140 0210 0239 0308 0338 0408 0438 0507 0537
Limehouse Station                       0047 0117 0147 0217 0246 0315 0345 0415 0445 0514 0544
Canary Wharf Station                    0053 0123 0153 0222 0251 0320 0350 0420 0450 0519 0549
Westferry Road, Cuba Street             0056 0126 0156 0225 0254 0323 0353 0423 0453 0522 0552
Island Gardens Station                  0101 0131 0201 0230 0259 0328 0358 0428 0458 0527 0557
Poplar, Bazely Street                   0108 0138 0207 0236 0305 0334 0404 0434 0504 0533 0603
Canning Town, Bus Station               0113 0143 0212 0241 0310 0339 0409 0438 0508 0537 0607

Public holidays: Different service patterns may apply around bank holidays, with substantial enhancements on certain nights, but no service on the night before or after Christmas Day. Fuller details of arrangements over Easter and Christmas/New Year can be found via the home page nearer the time.

Operated by Tower Transit for London Buses

Temporary diversion at Heron Quays 01/10/14. Timetable as 31/08/13.

Route record

Canning Town - Isle of Dogs - Limehouse - Aldgate - Blackfriars - Trafalgar Square
Canning Town Station Bus Station - East India Dock Road - Newby Place - Poplar (All Saints) Station - Poplar High Street - Cotton Street - Preston's Road - Cubitt Town - Manchester Road - Island Gardens Station - Manchester Road - Westferry Road (including double run to Westferry Circus) - Heron Quays Road - Bank Street - Heron Quays Station - Bank Street - Upper Bank Street - Canary Wharf (Jubilee Line) Station - Upper Bank Street - South Colonnade - Canary Wharf (DLR) Station - South Colonnade - Cabot Square - West India Avenue - Westferry Circus - Westferry Road - Westferry Station - West India Dock Road - Commercial Road - Limehouse Station - Commercial Road - Braham Street - Whitechapel High Street - Aldgate East Station - Whitechapel High Street - Aldgate High Street - Aldgate Station - Aldgate High Street - Aldgate - Leadenhall Street - Cornhill - Bank Station - Queen Victoria Street - Mansion House Station - Queen Victoria Street - Blackfriars Station - Victoria Embankment - Embankment Station - Northumberland Avenue - Charing Cross - Trafalgar Square Cockspur Street (for Charing Cross Station)
The section in red shows the diversion routeing. The normal routeing omits the double run to Westferry Circus.

Trafalgar Square - Blackfriars - Aldgate - Limehouse - Isle of Dogs - Canning Town
Trafalgar Square Cockspur Street - Cockspur Street - Charing Cross - Northumberland Avenue (for Charing Cross Station) - Embankment Station - Victoria Embankment - Blackfriars Station - Queen Victoria Street - Mansion House Station - Queen Victoria Street - Bank Station - Cornhill - Leadenhall Street - Aldgate High Street - St Botolph Street - Aldgate Station - Middlesex Street - Aldgate Station - Whitechapel High Street - Aldgate East Station - Whitechapel High Street - Commercial Road - Limehouse Station - Commercial Road - West India Dock Road - Westferry Station - Westferry Road - West India Avenue - Cabot Square - North Colonnade - Canary Wharf (DLR) Station - North Colonnade - Upper Bank Street - Aspens Way - Hartsmere Road - Ontario Road - Westferry Road - Manchester Road - Island Gardens Station - Manchester Road - Cubitt Town - Preston's Road - Poplar High Street - Poplar (All Saints) Station - Bazeley Street - East India Dock Road - Canning Town Station Bus Station
The section in red shows the diversion routeing. The normal routeing is via a different section of Upper Bank Street - Canary Wharf (Jubilee Line) Station - Bank Street - Heron Quays Station - Bank Street - Heron Quays Road and a shorter section of Westferry Road.

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