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Canada Water station is a popular interchange station between London Overground and London Underground services which during peak hours carries commuters towards the heart of Canary Wharf and London's financial district or just two stops away on the tube, London Bridge. Popular with commuters coming in from New Cross in the south and Highbury and Islington to the North, Canada Water was the busiest 2 platform station on the national rail network in 2016.

Named after a freshwater lake created from a former dock Canada Water station opened in August 1999 as part of the East London Line, with the Jubilee line opening soon after in September 1999. 

Just outside of Canda Water Station there is a large shopping centre (Surrey Quays), a cinema complex, bowling alley and a wealth of restaurants. 

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Travel card zoneZone 2
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

To be confirmed by station operator.



Customer help pointsUnavailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable


Spread over four levels the ground floor serves primarily as an entry point with stairs and lifts down to the lower ground floor ticket hall. At the lower ground floor level, you can find a large ticket hall with the ticket office and self-service machines, newsagent and coffee shop. From this floor, passengers can take either the escalators, stairs or one of two lifts down to the platforms. 

The London Overground platform levels are numbered 3 and 4. For services towards Clapham Junction, New Cross or Crystal Palace head to platform 3, for services towards Dalston Junction or Highbury & Islington head to platform 4. 

For the Jubilee line, if you want to go east towards Canary Wharf and Stratford head for platform 2. Going west towards London Bridge, Waterloo and Stanmore head to platform 1. 

At street level, there is a bus stop with a large number of routes available. These include: 47, 188, 381, 199, 225, N199 and N381.

Departures and arrivals from Canada Water

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Canada Water station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground06:594On time
to Crystal PalaceLondon Overground07:023On time
to Clapham JunctionLondon Overground07:053On time
to Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground07:074On time
to West CroydonLondon Overground07:083On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from West CroydonLondon Overground06:594On time
from Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground07:013On time
from Dalston JunctionLondon Overground07:053On time
from Crystal PalaceLondon Overground07:064On time
from Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground07:083On time
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