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It's easy to reach the Palace of Westminster by rail. Hop on a train to London Waterloo, which is served by South Western Railway services from Guildford, Basingstoke, Portsmouth. From London Waterloo it's just a 15 minute walk to the Palace of Westminster. Simply exit the station, on to York Road. Turn right on to Westminster Bridge Road and cross Westminster Bridge - it's pretty hard to miss!

If you're in London, the Palace of Westminster is a must-see attraction. Home to the Houses of Parliament, the Palace is one of the UK's most iconic landmarks.

Visit the Palace of Westminster's official website for more information on opening hours.

Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Tickets bought in advance online or from South West Trains telesales can be collected from a ticket machine at the station.
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 1
Left LuggageAvailable
Left Luggage phone number0207 401 8444
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.left-baggage.co.uk/locations.php
ShopsAvailable
Shops noteKiosk, News agent, Wide range of shops, Mini supermarket, Pharmacy, Convenience store, High street shops, Passport Photo Booth
PostboxAvailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop, Café, Buffet, Coffee kiosk, Cold drinks vending machine, Food vending machine, Public House/Bar, Food outlet (Seating available)
ATMAvailable
ATM notes
Located on concourse
Bureau de ChangeAvailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
Toilets notes<p>Yes, One is on Cab Road and the other is near Platform 20 beside Starbucks. They are both operated by a radar key. </p>
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Staff help is available from station reception on Cab Road, station staff. Disability assistance can be arranged by contacting South West Trains on 0845 6000 0650 between 06:00 and 22:00 or by emailing customerrelations@swt.co.uk It is preferred if assistance is arranged 24 hours in advance.

Monday-Friday 04:30-01:05
Saturday 04:30-01:50
Sunday 05:30-01:05 

Customer Service notes
Monday-Saturday 07:00-22:15 
Sunday 09:00-20:45 

Station Reception

Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorAPCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Car parking spaces27
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces573
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Cycle storage is now located opposite the main entrance on Cab Road.
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

There is level access from all platforms to the main concourse.

There is level access to the station via Exits 1 (Station approach), Exit 2 (via lifts to Waterloo Road and level Access to the Jubilee line), Exit 3 (for taxis and Station Reception)

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available from the taxi rank on Cob Road / Station Approach

Departures and arrivals from London Waterloo

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into London Waterloo station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to WokingSouth Western Railway23:206On time
to SalisburySouth Western Railway23:258On time
to Strawberry HillSouth Western Railway23:274On time
to GuildfordSouth Western Railway23:395On time
to Windsor & Eton RiversideSouth Western Railway06:4421Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SalisburySouth Western Railway23:138Late
from Dorking (Main)South Western Railway23:135On time
from Chessington SouthSouth Western Railway23:154On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway23:1816On time
from Portsmouth HarbourSouth Western Railway23:1814On time
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