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Travelling by train to the Whitechapel Gallery is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Whitechapel Gallery is London Liverpool Street, which is served by Greater Anglia, c2c and TfL services throughout the day. It takes 15 minutes to talk to the Whitechapel Gallery from the station. Leave Liverpool Street by following the ground floor exit towards Bishopgate's East, past platform 17 and cross the road using the pedestrian crossing. After crossing, turn left on Bishopsgate/A10 and carry on walking until you reach Brushfield St on your right and turn down this street for 2 mins until you reach Commerical St. Here, turn right and walk down Commerical St for 6 minutes until you reach Aldgate East underground exit and Whitechapel High St. Turn left at the end of the street, crossing the pedestrian crossing and walk for 2 minutes where the gallery will be on your left.

The Whitechapel Gallery is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with beautiful galleries, exhibitions, artist commissions and much more. The gallery also has a restaurant and bookshop and is open all year round, so there is always something to see.

Image: Whitechapel Gallery facade, 2019, Anthony Coleman


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.


The gallery is free to enter but the lead show is usually ticketed. Visit the Whitechapel Gallery website to see what's on.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Located on the main concourse
DayOpening Hours
Monday 03:10 - 01:00
Tuesday Wednesday 04:00 - 01:00
Friday Saturday Sunday 03:40 - 01:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 1
Left LuggageAvailable
Left Luggage phone number0207 247 4297
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.left-baggage.co.uk/locations.php
Shops noteWide range of shops
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop Buffet Coffee kiosk Public House/Bar Food outlet (Seating available) Food outlet (Seating unavailable)
ATM notes
Located on concourse
Bureau de ChangeAvailable
Tourist Information OfficeAvailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Toilets notesThe Station Public toilets are located down the stairs, opposite platform 11. Accessible toilets and baby changing facilities are available adjacent to platform 10.<br>
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
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Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Open during station opening hours.
Customer Service notes
There is a customer services point at this station
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces233
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Inside station next to taxi rank alongside platform 10 and outside Bishopsgate entrance
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Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

All the platforms are on the same level. There are lifts and escalators available to get to the Liverpool Street bus station and shops.

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

Accessible taxis are available at the taxi rank along platform 10 (during station opening hours) and outside the station entrance (during station closing hours)

Opening Hours
DayOpening Hours
Everyday07:00 - 20:00


Platform 10

Tickets Accepted

All First Class


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