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The closest rail station to The O2 is Charlton. From here you can catch a 161, 472, or 486 buses to North Greenwich underground station, taking around ten minutes. It may be quicker to travel directly to North Greenwich station on the Jubilee Line, which you can join at several mainline stations, including London Bridge, Waterloo and Stratford. Once you're at North Greenwich, The O2 is just two minutes' walk away and well signposted.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Being staffed may mean there is only staff in the ticket office, who may not alw
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:10 - 19:30
Saturday 06:10 - 19:30
Sunday 08:30 - 16:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 3
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee kiosk
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes
Lifts available from ticket office to London bound platform
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available

About the O2

The O2 isn't just one of London's top entertainment and conference venues: it's also one of the city's most famous landmarks. Designed by architect Sir Richard Rogers, the dome is Teflon-coated and has an interior floor area of over 861,000 square feet with a maximum height of 165 feet. In a nod to time itself, The O2 is 365m wide, representing 1m for every day of the year, 52m high to represent the number of weeks in a year and supported by 12 yellow masts, one for every month. 

This huge construction lies in Greenwich, London on the banks of the River Thames. Originally conceived and known as the Millennium Dome, the building was part of Britain's millennium celebrations - but plans for it to become a permanent national exhibition centre proved unfeasible, and for several years the Dome's future seemed uncertain. In 2007 the building was reopened as The O2.

At its heart is the O2 Arena, a 20,000-seat auditorium, but it's also home to a nightclub known as indigO2, 11 movie screens, the O2 Bubble exhibition space, and numerous cafes and restaurants. The O2 hosts' everything from major concerts - think international superstars such as Madonna and U2 - to live comedy, tennis, ice hockey, boxing and basketball. Visitors can also take in amazing views of London on the Up at The O2 experience, an adrenaline-fuelled 624 feet walkway across the building's roof including a viewing platform.

From Up at The O2 visitors can look out across London from a 360-degree viewing platform, sights include; London's only lighthouse at Trinity Buoy Wharf, Canary Wharf, Greenwich Observatory, the Old Royal Naval College, Crystal Palace, the ArcelorMittal Orbit and London City Airport to name just a few.

Departures and arrivals from Charlton

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Charlton station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Rainham (Kent)Thameslink11:052On time
to DartfordSoutheastern11:082On time
to Kentish TownThameslink11:101On time
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern11:161Late
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern11:192On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern11:082On time
from Rainham (Kent)Thameslink11:091On time
from DartfordSoutheastern11:151On time
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern11:182On time
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern11:251On time
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