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Plan your journey

The Games are here and your regular journeys could be affected

Don't get caught out, read our tips and the use journey planners and live travel tools listed below to help you avoid delays and disruption to your journeys.

  1. Don't leave it to chance - plan your travel in advance
  2. Download Daily Bulletins for the days you intend to travel
  3. Avoid hotspot areas and the busiest times in the affected areas
  4. Get to know the changes taking place on roads and public transport
  5. Check whether alternative options such as walking and cycling could work for you
  6. Use journey planner tools to plan your route
  7. Check live travel updates before you leave
  8. Where possible, subscribe to email alerts, RSS and follow travel news on Twitter
  9. Follow @GAOTG for the latest information and advice to keep you moving during the Games

Use recommended journey planners and live travel news tools listed below to plan your journeys in advance.

Planning journeys to Games venues or events

Plan your journey to a Games event

  • Plan your journey from anywhere in the UK to a Games event using the Spectator Journey Planner and get live travel news relevant to your journey.
  • You can also plan your journey and get live travel news on the go with the mobile Spectator Journey Planner.  

Planning journeys in London 1

Plan your walking or cycling journey

  • Plan a walking or cycling journey on the TfL Journey Planner for routes, maps and information.

Plan your public transport journey

  • Plan any journey on public transport using the TfL Journey Planner
  • Visit TfL's Live Travel News and follow @TfLTravelAlerts for the latest travel news and updates.
  • For all live service updates and the latest traffic news, visit TfL.gov.uk/socialmedia
  • Sign up to receive TfL Games email travel alerts to get travel information and updates that are relevant to you.

Plan your road journey

  • Plan a door-to-door journey and get live travel information using Transport Direct's Journey Planner
  • Visit TfL Traffic News and follow @TfLTrafficNews for the latest traffic alerts and information.
  • For all live service updates and the latest traffic news, visit TfL.gov.uk/socialmedia
  • Sign up to receive TfL Games email travel alerts to get travel information and updates that are relevant to you.

Planning journeys anywhere in the UK

Plan your public transport or road journey

  • Plan a door-to-door journey to anywhere in the UK and get live travel information using Transport Direct's Journey Planner
  • You can also plan your journey and get live travel news on the go with Transport Direct Mobile.
  • Follow @tdinfo for the latest travel alerts.

Plan your journey in or to Dorset

  • Plan a journey in Dorset and get live travel news with Travel Dorset. 
Olympic Games
27 July - 12 Aug
Paralympic Games
29 Aug - 9 Sept 2012
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