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Route N38

Walthamstow Leyton Clapton Hackney Dalston Islington Holborn Piccadilly Circus Victoria

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Route record (places served and roads followed)

For day service between Clapton and Victoria, see Route 38 timetable.

N38 Sunday night/Monday morning to Thursday night/Friday morning towards Victoria          Other direction       Weekends  


Walthamstow Central Station                  0005 0025 0045 0105 0125 0145 0205 0225 0245 0305 0325 0345 0405 0425 0445
Leyton, Baker's Arms                         0011 0031 0050 0109 0129 0149 0209 0229 0249 0309 0329 0349 0409 0429 0449
Clapton, Pond                                0020 0040 0059 0117 0137 0157 0217 0237 0257 0317 0337 0357 0418 0438 0458
Hackney Central Station, Amhurst Road        0026 0046 0105 0122 0142 0202 0222 0242 0302 0322 0342 0402 0423 0443 0503
Dalston Junction, Dalston Lane               0031 0051 0110 0127 0146 0206 0226 0246 0307 0327 0347 0407 0428 0448 0508
Essex Road Station                           0036 0056 0115 0132 0151 0211 0231 0251 0312 0332 0352 0412 0433 0453 0513
Islington, Angel (Upper Street)              0040 0100 0119 0136 0155 0215 0235 0255 0316 0336 0356 0416 0437 0457 0517
Holborn, Bloomsbury Square                   0048 0108 0127 0144 0203 0223 0243 0303 0324 0344 0404 0424 0445 0505 0525
St Giles High Street, Denmark Street         0051 0111 0130 0147 0206 0226 0246 0306 0327 0347 0407 0427 0448 0508 0528
Piccadilly Circus, Shaftesbury Avenue        0057 0116 0135 0152 0211 0231 0251 0311 0331 0351 0411 0431 0452 0512 0532
Piccadilly Circus, Piccadilly                0100 0118 0137 0154 0213 0233 0253 0313 0333 0353 0413 0433 0454 0514 0534
Hyde Park Corner, Duke of Wellington Place   0104 0123 0141 0158 0217 0237 0257 0317 0337 0358 0418 0438 0459 0519 0539
Victoria Station, Bus Station                0108 0127 0145 0202 0221 0241 0301 0321 0341 0402 0422 0442 0503 0523 0543

N38 Sunday night/Monday morning to Thursday night/Friday morning towards Walthamstow          Other direction       Weekends  


Victoria Station, Bus Station                     0040 0100 0120 0140 0200 0220 0240 0300 0320 0340 0400 0420 0440 0500 0520 0540
Hyde Park Corner, Grosvenor Place                 0043 0103 0123 0143 0203 0223 0243 0303 0323 0343 0403 0423 0443 0503 0523 0543
Piccadilly Circus, Piccadilly                     0050 0110 0130 0151 0210 0229 0249 0309 0329 0349 0409 0429 0449 0509 0529 0549
Piccadilly Circus, Shaftesbury Avenue             0055 0115 0134 0155 0214 0232 0252 0312 0332 0352 0412 0432 0452 0512 0532 0552
Tottenham Court Road Station, New Oxford Street   0100 0120 0139 0200 0218 0236 0256 0316 0336 0356 0415 0435 0455 0515 0535 0555
Holborn, Bloomsbury Square                        0102 0122 0141 0202 0220 0238 0258 0318 0338 0358 0417 0437 0457 0517 0537 0557
Islington, Angel (Upper Street)                   0111 0131 0150 0210 0228 0246 0306 0326 0346 0406 0425 0445 0505 0525 0545 0606
Essex Road Station                                0114 0134 0153 0213 0231 0249 0309 0329 0349 0409 0428 0448 0508 0528 0548 0609
Dalston Junction, Dalston Lane                    0121 0141 0200 0220 0238 0255 0315 0335 0355 0415 0434 0454 0514 0534 0554 0615
Hackney Central Station, Amhurst Road             0126 0146 0205 0225 0243 0300 0319 0339 0359 0419 0438 0458 0518 0538 0559 0620
Clapton, Pond                                     0132 0152 0210 0230 0248 0305 0324 0344 0404 0424 0443 0503 0523 0543 0604 0626
Leyton, Baker's Arms                              0141 0201 0219 0239 0257 0314 0333 0353 0413 0433 0452 0513 0533 0553 0614 0636
Walthamstow Central Station                       0145 0205 0223 0243 0301 0318 0337 0357 0417 0437 0456 0517 0537 0557 0618 0641

N38 Friday night/Saturday morning and Saturday night/Sunday morning towards Victoria          Other direction       Weeknights  


Walthamstow Central Station                  0010 0025 0040 0055 0110 0125 0140 0155 0210 0225 0240 0255 0310 0325 0340 0355 0410 0425
Leyton, Baker's Arms                         0015 0030 0045 0100 0115 0130 0145 0159 0214 0229 0244 0259 0314 0329 0344 0359 0414 0429
Clapton, Pond                                0025 0040 0055 0109 0124 0139 0153 0207 0222 0237 0252 0307 0322 0337 0352 0407 0422 0437
Hackney Central Station, Amhurst Road        0032 0047 0102 0116 0130 0145 0159 0213 0228 0243 0258 0313 0328 0343 0357 0412 0427 0442
Dalston Junction, Dalston Lane               0039 0054 0109 0123 0136 0151 0205 0219 0234 0249 0304 0319 0333 0348 0402 0417 0432 0447
Essex Road Station                           0045 0100 0115 0129 0142 0157 0211 0225 0239 0254 0309 0324 0338 0353 0407 0422 0437 0452
Islington, Angel (Upper Street)              0050 0105 0120 0134 0147 0202 0216 0230 0244 0259 0314 0328 0342 0357 0411 0426 0441 0456
Holborn, Bloomsbury Square                   0100 0114 0129 0143 0156 0210 0224 0238 0252 0307 0322 0336 0350 0405 0419 0434 0449 0504
St Giles High Street, Denmark Street         0103 0118 0132 0146 0159 0214 0227 0241 0255 0310 0325 0339 0353 0408 0422 0437 0452 0507
Piccadilly Circus, Shaftesbury Avenue        0110 0125 0139 0153 0206 0221 0234 0248 0302 0317 0331 0345 0359 0413 0427 0442 0457 0512
Piccadilly Circus, Piccadilly                0113  --  0142  --  0209  --  0237  --  0305  --  0334  --  0402  --  0430  --  0459  --
Hyde Park Corner, Duke of Wellington Place   0119  --  0148  --  0214  --  0242  --  0310  --  0339  --  0407  --  0434  --  0503  --
Victoria Station, Bus Station                0123  --  0152  --  0218  --  0246  --  0313  --  0342  --  0410  --  0437  --  0506  --

Walthamstow Central Station                  0440
Leyton, Baker's Arms                         0444
Clapton, Pond                                0452
Hackney Central Station, Amhurst Road        0457
Dalston Junction, Dalston Lane               0502
Essex Road Station                           0507
Islington, Angel (Upper Street)              0511
Holborn, Bloomsbury Square                   0519
St Giles High Street, Denmark Street         0522
Piccadilly Circus, Shaftesbury Avenue        0526
Piccadilly Circus, Piccadilly                0528
Hyde Park Corner, Duke of Wellington Place   0532
Victoria Station, Bus Station                0535

N38 Friday night/Saturday morning and Saturday night/Sunday morning towards Walthamstow          Other direction       Weeknights  


Victoria Station, Bus Station                     0040 0055 0110  --  0140  --  0210  --  0240  --  0310  --  0340  --  0410  --  0440  --
Hyde Park Corner, Grosvenor Place                 0043 0058 0113  --  0143  --  0213  --  0243  --  0313  --  0343  --  0413  --  0443  --
Piccadilly Circus, Piccadilly                     0052 0107 0122  --  0152  --  0221  --  0251  --  0321  --  0351  --  0420  --  0449  --
Piccadilly Circus, Shaftesbury Avenue             0101 0115 0130 0145 0200 0215 0229 0244 0258 0312 0327 0341 0355 0409 0424 0438 0452 0506
Tottenham Court Road Station, New Oxford Street   0108 0122 0136 0151 0206 0221 0235 0250 0304 0318 0333 0347 0400 0414 0429 0442 0456 0510
Holborn, Bloomsbury Square                        0111 0125 0139 0154 0209 0224 0238 0253 0307 0321 0336 0350 0403 0417 0432 0445 0459 0513
Islington, Angel (Upper Street)                   0121 0135 0149 0204 0219 0234 0247 0301 0315 0329 0344 0357 0410 0424 0438 0451 0505 0519
Essex Road Station                                0125 0139 0153 0208 0223 0238 0251 0304 0318 0332 0347 0400 0413 0427 0441 0454 0508 0522
Dalston Junction, Dalston Lane                    0134 0147 0201 0216 0231 0246 0258 0311 0325 0339 0354 0407 0420 0433 0447 0500 0514 0528
Hackney Central Station, Amhurst Road             0140 0153 0207 0222 0237 0252 0304 0316 0330 0344 0359 0412 0425 0438 0452 0505 0519 0533
Clapton, Pond                                     0146 0159 0213 0228 0243 0258 0310 0322 0336 0350 0405 0417 0430 0443 0457 0510 0524 0538
Leyton, Baker's Arms                              0155 0208 0222 0237 0252 0307 0319 0331 0345 0359 0414 0425 0438 0451 0505 0519 0533 0547
Walthamstow Central Station                       0159 0212 0226 0241 0256 0311 0323 0335 0349 0403 0418 0429 0442 0455 0509 0523 0537 0551

Victoria Station, Bus Station                     0510  --  0540
Hyde Park Corner, Grosvenor Place                 0513  --  0543
Piccadilly Circus, Piccadilly                     0518  --  0548
Piccadilly Circus, Shaftesbury Avenue             0521 0536 0550
Tottenham Court Road Station, New Oxford Street   0525 0540 0554
Holborn, Bloomsbury Square                        0528 0543 0557
Islington, Angel (Upper Street)                   0534 0549 0604
Essex Road Station                                0537 0552 0607
Dalston Junction, Dalston Lane                    0543 0558 0613
Hackney Central Station, Amhurst Road             0548 0603 0618
Clapton, Pond                                     0553 0608 0623
Leyton, Baker's Arms                              0602 0617 0632
Walthamstow Central Station                       0606 0621 0636

Public Holidays: Generally operates normally. There is no service on the night before or after Christmas Day.

On New Year's Eve night/New Year's Day morning the service is curtailed from Victoria to Holborn.

Please see the Christmas and New Year page for details of the general service pattern applying from year to year (some routes may show additional variations).

Operated by Arriva London for London Buses.

Timetable revised 11/11/23

Route record

Walthamstow Leyton Clapton Hackney Dalston Islington Holborn Piccadilly Circus Victoria
Walthamstow Central Station - Selborne Road - Hoe Street - Leyton - Lea Bridge Road - Clapton - Lower Clapton Road - Dalston Lane - Hackney Downs Station - Amhurst Road - Mare Street - Hackney Central Station - Graham Road - Dalston Lane - Dalston Junction Station - Balls Pond Road - Essex Road - Essex Road Station - Essex Road - Islington Green - Upper Street - Angel Station - Islington High Street - St John Street - Rosebery Avenue - Clerkenwell Road - Theobald's Road - Vernon Place (for Holborn Station) - Bloomsbury Way - New Oxford Street - Tottenham Court Road Station - Charing Cross Road - Shaftesbury Avenue - Piccadilly Circus - Piccadilly Circus Station - Piccadilly - Green Park Station - Piccadilly - Duke of Wellington Place (for Hyde Park Corner Station) - Grosvenor Place - Lower Grosvenor Place - Buckingham Palace Road - Terminus Place - Victoria Station Bus Station

Victoria Piccadilly Circus Holborn Islington Dalston Hackney Clapton Leyton Walthamstow
Victoria Station Bus Station - Wilton Road - Victoria Street - Grosvenor Gardens - Grosvenor Place - Hyde Park Corner Station - Hyde Park Corner - Piccadilly - Green Park Station - Piccadilly - Piccadilly Circus Station - Piccadilly Circus - Shaftesbury Avenue - Charing Cross Road - Tottenham Court Road Station - New Oxford Street - Bloomsbury Way - Vernon Place (for Holborn Station) - Theobald's Road - Clerkenwell Road - Rosebery Avenue - St John Street - Islington High Street - Angel Station - Upper Street - Islington Green - Essex Road - Essex Road Station - Essex Road - Balls Pond Road - Dalston Junction Station - Dalston Lane - Graham Road - Mare Street - Hackney Central Station - Amhurst Road - Hackney Downs Station - Dalston Lane - Lower Clapton Road - Clapton - Lea Bridge Road - Leyton - Hoe Street - Selborne Road - Walthamstow Central Station

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