London’s New Year’s Day Parade 2021 starts at 12 noon on January 1st on Piccadilly, one of the capital’s most famous thoroughfares.

The Parade route is as follows – Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Lower Regent Street, Waterloo Place, Pall Mall, Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall and Parliament Street.

(Please Note: LNYDP has requested that bands march silently as they pass by the Cenotaph. To ensure you experience the full sights and sounds of the Parade, we recommend you choose a position away from this area)

How to get to the LNYDP

Information and links to websites that will help you check for connections, timetables, and any planned travel disruptions.

LONDON UNDERGROUND: Westminster, Piccadilly Circus, Charing Cross stations are all on or very near the Parade route. Embankment, St James’s Park and Green Park are a short distance away.

LONDON BUS: CLICK HERE to see Transport for London’s central bus map.

RAIL NETWORK: Charing Cross British Rail station is a 5 minutes’ walk away from Trafalgar Square, the middle of the parade route. For train times, fare enquiries and to plan your travel into London, visit National Rail Enquiries.

ROAD: Click on the link to get directions from your location to the Parade using the AA Route Planner or Google Maps. For car parking near the Parade Route and to pre-book your parking space please check the Q-Park Parking website, where you will also find information on their holiday opening hours and parking charges.

Alternatively, you can find parking spaces via the Your Parking Space Website – CLICK HERE 

COACH: National Express connects to all UK destinations and London airports.

For up to date travel information and to plan your connections within the capital, visit Transport for London.

Road Closures

There will be road closures throughout January 1st, 2021 for the parade.

The latest information on road closures will be published later this year. 


Public Bus Stop Diversion Information

The latest Bus Stop closures and diversions will be published later this year. 


Disabled Access

There is a dedicated area at the junction Whitehall and Horse Guards Avenue set aside for Disabled Access. It is a fully covered area of the parade route, closed off to the general public and containing a toilet.

Disabled access can be found at our Whitehall Grandstand.

Tickets for LNYDP 2021 will available for purchase later this year.

LNYDP Pocket Map