London Buses route 390 is a Transport for London contracted bus route in London, England. Running between Archway and Victoria it is operated by Metroline.


Route 390 commenced on 1 February 2003, to replace the withdrawn section of route 10 between Archway and King's Cross. It was initally operated by AEC Routemasters and Plaxton President bodied Dennis Tridents from Holloway (HT) garage. It was the last new crew-operated route to be introduced in London.

On 29 March 2003, the Monday to Saturday allocation was moved from Holloway (HT) garage to new Kings Cross (KX) garage.

On 4 September 2004, the route was retained by Metroline with the AEC Routemasters replaced by Plaxton President bodied Volvo B7TLs, the route was converted to a 24 hour service and the Sunday allocation was transferred from Holloway (HT) garage to Kings Cross (KX) garage. On 6 November 2004 the route was extended from Marble Arch to Notting Hill Gate replacing route 12.

In 2010, Kings Cross (KX) garage was closed and the allocation was transferred to Holloway (HT) garage.

On 3 September 2011, the route was retained by Metroline.

On 7 December 2013, the Plaxton President bodied Volvo B7TLs were replaced by New Routemasters.

On 17 June 2017, the route was withdrawn between Marble Arch and Notting Hill Gate, and re-routed to Victoria via current route 73.

On 1 September 2018, the route was retained by Metroline.

Current Route

  • Archway Station
  • Tufnell Park Station
  • York Way
  • King's Cross Station
  • St Pancras Station
  • Euston Station
  • Euston Square Station
  • Tottenham Court Road Station
  • Oxford Circus Station
  • Bond Street Station
  • Marble Arch Station
  • Hyde Park Corner Station
  • Victoria Bus Station

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