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Berkhamsted station dates back to 1875 and overlooks the Grand Junction Canal. On the other side of the station are the remains of Berkhamsted Castle, the Norman motte-and-bailey castle where William the Conqueror was officially offered the crown after his victory at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Situated on the West Coast Main Line, Berkhamsted is a popular place to live for commuters, with 65% of people living in the area commuting into London to work. That's around 1.5 million passenger journeys a year. Nestled in the Chiltern Hills, the town attracts visitors to enjoy its open air High Street markets, the renowned Grade II-listed art-deco Rex Cinema and the many opportunities for walking, cycling and exploring in the nearby Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The Berkhamsted Waterways Walk offers three circular routes of varying lengths, all originating from Berkhamsted Station. Further afield, Whipsnade Zoo - the UK's biggest zoo - is just over ten miles away.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 20:00
Saturday 07:00 - 19:00
Sunday 08:00 - 17:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Please note that staff help is only available when the ticket office is open.

To ensure that we provide the best service possible we recommend that customers who require assistance book with us and provide at least 1 working day's notice. We will always aim to assist customers whether they have booked assistance or not. Booking assistance gives you the extra reassurance that your needs will be met.

Customer Service notes

We are open from 07:00 to 19:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 16:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and all Bank Holidays except Christmas Day. A recorded message service is available outside of these hours.

**Berkhamsted is accredited by the Secure Station Scheme**

Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorMeteor Parking Ltd
Car parking spaces395
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£204.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces98
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
station forecourt
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Level access to booking hall and subway and to platforms via the lifts.

Alternatively,ÿ22 steps to Platform 1. Ramp then 22 steps or stair lift to Platform 3 (staff assistance only) and 2 steps or ramp to Platform 2. 24 steps to Platform 4, or step free via street and car park, and then via ramp. Step free route between Platforms 2 and 3 and Platform 4 is 150m. 16 steps down from car park to subway entrance via direct route.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes
Accessible taxis are available
Monday to Saturday there are four trains per hour from Berkhamsted south to London Euston, each taking around 40 minutes. The station has four platforms with access between them via stairs or lifts and subway. The main entrance with ticket hall and coffee shop is on Lower Kings Road. Outside is a short-stay car park, taxi rank and cycle storage. On the other side of the station, off Brownlow Road, there is access into the subway or direct on to platform 4, plus a ticket machine and long-stay car park.

Departures and arrivals from Berkhamsted

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Berkhamsted station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London EustonWest Midlands Trains04:09On time
to London EustonWest Midlands Trains05:04On time
to London EustonWest Midlands Trains06:01On time
to NorthamptonWest Midlands Trains06:09On time
to London EustonWest Midlands Trains06:31Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Milton Keynes CentralWest Midlands Trains04:08On time
from Milton Keynes CentralWest Midlands Trains05:03On time
from NorthamptonWest Midlands Trains06:01On time
from London EustonWest Midlands Trains06:08On time
from BletchleyWest Midlands Trains06:31Scheduled
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