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Highbury & Islington is a busy station with eight platforms in total offering routes on the Victoria Line, East and North Lines and the Northern City Line. In the London Borough of Islington, the station sits opposite a post office, entry and exit points for the station are from Highbury Corner. All surface platforms at the station are managed by London Overground. There are daily services from these platforms to West Croydon, Crystal Palace, Richmond (London) and Stratford (London). There are four services per hour available en route to West Croydon from Highbury & Islington, this service increases during peak periods. Regular services arrive daily towards Crystal Palace, the fastest journey time for this route is 43 minutes.

All surface platforms at the station have seating available for passengers awaiting their train service. There are refreshment facilities and shops also available. The station has ticket machines and ticket gates in operation.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:15 - 21:15
Saturday 08:45 - 19:45
Sunday 09:30 - 20:00
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Travel card zoneZone 2
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Website
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Toilets notesNone
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
For First Capital Connect contact the Special Assistance Helpline on 0800 058 2844 or Text 0800 975 1052.
Customer Service notes
Contact the relevant TOC
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage spaces26
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

It is possible to make a step-free interchange between Victoria Line and First Capital Connect platforms going in the same direction (i.e. Northbound to Northbound), but not to enter or exit the station step-free. Customers need to be aware that there is a step between train and platform of up to 200mm for London Underground services. Boarding ramps are not available at this station.

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
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 Highbury & Islington

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Highbury & Islington station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to StevenageGreat Northern20:454On time
to Stratford (London)London Overground20:478On time
to West CroydonLondon Overground20:472On time
to MoorgateGreat Northern20:486Late
to Clapham JunctionLondon Overground20:507On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from MoorgateGreat Northern20:454On time
from Richmond (London)London Overground20:468On time
from Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern20:486Late
from Crystal PalaceLondon Overground20:481On time
from West CroydonLondon Overground20:492Late
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