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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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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 Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground16:521Late
to Stratford (London)London Overground16:524Late
to Clapham JunctionLondon Overground16:533Late
to Richmond (London)London Overground16:573Late
to Stratford (London)London Overground16:574Late
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from West CroydonLondon Overground16:511Late
from Clapham JunctionLondon Overground16:514Late
from Stratford (London)London Overground16:523Late
from Stratford (London)London Overground16:563Late
from Richmond (London)London Overground16:564Late
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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