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Canonbury train station is located in Travelcard Zone 2, in the London Borough of Islington, serving the Canonbury and Highbury districts with trains on the London Overground’s North London Line and East London Line. Around 12 trains in each direction depart from Canonbury train station every hour. Popular destinations for passengers include Stratford, Richmond and Crystal Palace, with fastest direct journey times of 13 minutes, 48 minutes and 41 minutes respectively.

When Canonbury station first opened in 1858 it was called Newington Road & Balls Pond. It was moved slightly to the west in 1870 and renamed Canonbury at the same time. It was updated in 2007, and again in 2010, with the addition of two extra platforms and refurbishment of the ticket office. Today, the station has four platforms linked by a footbridge over the lines which can be accessed by steps or a lift. There are two ticket machines outside the station, and a staffed ticket office and concourse. A small kiosk serves refreshments on platforms two and three.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Weekdays05:20 - 18:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 2
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Kiosk on Platform 2/3
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
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Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

You can Contact Customer Services on 0845 601 4867

Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces24
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Level access from street to ticket office/concourse/footbridge

Lift from concourse/footbridge to platforms

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

contact taxi operator directly

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Departures and arrivals from Canonbury

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Canonbury station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Richmond (London)London Overground23:123Late
to Crystal PalaceLondon Overground23:122On time
to Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground23:131Late
to Stratford (London)London Overground23:214Late
to Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground23:221Late
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Stratford (London)London Overground23:113On time
from Crystal PalaceLondon Overground23:121Late
from Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground23:122On time
from Clapham JunctionLondon Overground23:204Late
from West CroydonLondon Overground23:211Late
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