London Dial-a-Ride

The Dial a Ride logo, a roundel like all branches of TfL.

London Dial-a-Ride run by Transport for London (TfL) is a door-to-door transport service for people with a permanent or long term disability or health problem who are unable, or virtually unable to use public transport.

Historic sectors

Map of the London Dial-a-Ride service areas before 2003.

Until 2003, the London Dial-a-Ride service consisted of six sectors, each of which had its own main colour on the Mercedes Sprinter minibuses:

  Central London (Camden, Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster)
  North London (Barnet, City of London, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington)
  North East London (Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest)
  South East London (Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lewisham, Southwark)
  South London (Croydon, Kingston-upon-Thames, Lambeth, Merton, Sutton, Wandsworth)
  West London (Brent, Ealing, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Richmond-upon-Thames)


  • Mercedes Sprinter 312D minibus
  • Mercedes Sprinter 311D minibus
  • Mercedes Vario 614D minibus
  • Mercedes Vito 110D MPV Short/Long wheelbase
  • VW T5 Bluebird low floor minibus

A newer dial-a-ride low floor minibus.

A Mercedes-Benz Sprinter minibus.

A Mercedes-Benz Vito minibus.