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Trains to Hampstead Heath

Before the arrival of rail in 1852, Hampstead was a popular suburb on the outskirts of the city. But when Hampstead Heath station opened, the area became a hugely popular tourist destination, with some 100,000 people alighting here at weekends and on bank holidays. Today the station building is relatively modern, having been rebuilt after significant damage during WW2. It serves trains on the North London Line, and is in Travelcard Zone 2. As for the heath, in the 21st century this 791-acre expanse of woodland, playing fields and swimming ponds remains the capital's most popular green space. Nearby attractions include the 17th century Fenton House, with its charming walled garden, and Wentworth Place, the home of the Romantic poet John Keats. It's a pleasant way to spend an afternoon, and reflects the area's cultural history - other writers and artists to have lived in the area include D.H. Lawrence, Katherine Mansfield and John Constable.

Station details & facilities

Hampstead Heath station's main entrance is on the corner of South Hill Park and South End Road. Inside the concourse you'll find a ticket counter and ticket machine, with ticket barriers in operation. A footbridge connects to both platforms, with platform 1 (towards Clapham Junction and Richmond) directly ahead and platform 2 (towards Stratford) at the end of the walkway. There is a cafe on platform 2.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays06:30 - 20:45
    Saturday 06:30 - 20:45
    Sunday 09:15 - 16:30
  • Travel card zone : Zone 2
  • Oyster Prepay :
  • Oyster topup :
  • Oyster validator :

Luggage

  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available : False
  • Lost Property phone number : 0845 330 9882

Facilities

  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones : False
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Station Buffet notes : Coffee kiosk on Platform 2 (eastbound)
  • Customer Service Notes :

    via ticket office

  • Customer help points :
  • Nearest station with more facilities :

    Willesden Junction

    Canonbury

CCTV

  • CCTV :

Shops

  • Shops available :
  • Shops note : Flower stall High street shops

WiFi

Parking

  • Car parking spaces : 0

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 5
  • Sheltered cycle storage :
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage location : Covered shelter on eastbound platform

Accessibility

  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Lifts from ticket hall to both platforms

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter :
  • Accessible taxis : unknown
  • Accessible taxis notes :

    contact taxi operator directly

Trains to Hampstead Heath

Address

Hampstead Heath Railway Station, South End Road, Hampstead, Greater London, NW3 2QD
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:30 - 20:45
Saturday 06:30 - 20:45
Sunday 09:15 - 16:30
23:28

Hampstead Heath

London Overground

Plat. 1

On time

23:30

Hampstead Heath

London Overground

Plat. 2

On time

23:40

Hampstead Heath

London Overground

Plat. 2

On time

23:42

Hampstead Heath

London Overground

Plat. 1

Station Due 23:44

00:12

Hampstead Heath

London Overground

Plat. 1

On time

23:28

Richmond

London Overground

Plat. 1

On time

23:30

Stratford (London)

London Overground

Plat. 2

On time

23:40

Stratford (London)

London Overground

Plat. 2

On time

23:42

Richmond

London Overground

Plat. 1

Station Leaving 23:45

00:12

Willesden Junction

London Overground

Plat. 1

On time

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