Subway Hours

Subway is a privately held restaurant popularly known for its submarine sandwiches and salads. By June 2017, the chain had about 42,000 locations spread across 111 countries. All branches are independently owned and a little over half of them are found in the United States. 

Subway’s headquarters are located in Milford, Connecticut. Its international operations are supported by five regional centers located in Brisbane (Australia) for the Australian and New Zealand markets, Singapore and Beirut (Lebanon) for the Asian markets, Amsterdam (Netherlands) for the European markets and Miami for the Latin American market.

What time does Subway open?

Monday10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Tuesday10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Wednesday10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Thursday10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Is Subway open today? Is Subway open tomorrow?

Is Subway open on Sunday? Yes, it is open

Subway closing time

What time does Subway close? Usually, it closes at 10:00 PM


Subway traced its roots to 1965 when Fred DeLuca got a loan of $1,000 from Peter Buck. DeLuca used the money to start a sandwich shop called “Pete’s Super Submarines”. The shop had its first location in Bridgeport, Connecticut. 

In 1966, DeLuca and Buck formed a holding company called Doctor’s Associates Inc. to help operate the restaurant as it expanded. The name of the company was derived from DeLuca’s dream of earning enough money from the shop to go to medical school. It was also partly influenced by Buick’s doctorate in physics. 

Two years later, the two gentlemen renamed the shop to “Subway”. By 1978, they had expanded to the West Coast and opened their first shop in Fresno, California. After opening several North America locations, DeLuca and Buck opened their first branch outside North America in 1984. 

The shop was located in Bahrain. Expansion continued into other areas such as Brighton, the United Kingdom, which saw its first location in 1996. Subway began locating its shops in Walmart supercenters in 2004. By 2007, its shop numbers had grown and surpassed those of McDonald’s. 

Fred DeLuca died of Leukemia in 2015 after battling the condition for two years. He was succeeded by his sister Suzanne Greco who became president and CEO. In 2016, the company was forced to close down hundreds of restaurants in the United States citing net losses in several locations. 

About 26,744 locations remained. By the end of 2017, it had closed about 800 locations in the U.S. This continued and 500 more restaurants were closed in April, 2018. The shutdowns were attributed to decreasing profits and foot traffic for three consecutive years. 

Other reasons included deep promotions that franchisees were required to do and to change tastes and preferences for hormone-free meat on the part of the customer. Subway has continuously invested in re-branding campaigns to boost sales, revitalize its image, and target young customers better.

Subway Holiday Hours – Open

January 21Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 14Valentine’s Day
February 18President’s Day
March 5Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday
March 17St. Patrick’s Day
April 19Good Friday
April 21Easter Sunday
April 22Easter Monday
May 5Cinco de Mayo
May 27Memorial Day
July 04Independence Day
September 02Labor Day
June 16Father’s Day
May 12Mother’s Day
October 14Columbus Day
October 31Halloween
November 11Veterans Day
November 29Black Friday
December 24Christmas Eve
December 26Day after Christmas
December 31New Year’s Eve
January 01New Year’s Day

Subway Holiday Hours – Closed

November 28Thanksgiving Day
December 25Christmas Day

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Subway’s main product is its submarine sandwich, which is also referred to as “sub”. Other offerings sold include breakfast sandwiches, wraps, paninis, salads, and baked goods such as doughnuts and cookies. 

Key facts

Subway has been ranked consistently by the Entrepreneur magazine in its “Top 500 Franchises” list. It ranked #1 in the “Fastest Growing Franchise” list and #3 in the “Top Global Franchises” list. By 2010, the food chain became the largest in the world after beating McDonald’s with 1,012 branches more. 


In addition to offering delicious sandwiches to its customers, Subway makes sure that customers have the best experience. Many locations offer new menu items, healthy treats, additional condiments, and USB charging ports to improve the overall experience. 

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