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Based in Canonbury, London, Essex Road train station was first built in 1904 and is on the Northern City Line. In 1922 the station was known as Canonbury & Essex Road, it was later changed back to Essex Road in 1948. You can head directly to Welwyn Garden City in around 40 minutes, Moorgate in under 8 minutes and Hertford North is just a 40-minute journey from Essex Road. Trains run from Monday to Sunday, with just a slight drop in the trains arriving per hour during the weekend. The station sits at the junction of Essex Road and New North Road the entrance to the station is on Canonbury Road.

This deep-level underground station is managed by Great Northern. Facilities available at the station include a ticket office open Monday to Sunday and two platforms accessible via a lift or spiral staircase. Several London bus routes including the 38, 56 and 73 are available from outside the station.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Essex Road station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:30 - 22:00
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 2
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Please phone the Helpline to ensure arrangements are in place on 0800 058 2844
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
The Booking Office is accessible from the street.
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

Find station details and facilities information for Essex Road. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Essex Road station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Departures and arrivals from Essex Road

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Essex Road station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to StevenageGreat Northern05:432Scheduled
to MoorgateGreat Northern05:48Scheduled
to MoorgateGreat Northern06:001Scheduled
to Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern06:062Scheduled
to MoorgateGreat Northern06:091Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from MoorgateGreat Northern05:432Scheduled
from Finsbury ParkGreat Northern05:48Scheduled
from StevenageGreat Northern06:001Scheduled
from MoorgateGreat Northern06:062Scheduled
from Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern06:091Scheduled
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