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London Blackfriars station is found on the River Thames itself, with its four platforms spanning the entire width of the river. Having undergone a major renovation that was completed in 2012, London Blackfriars station has become a very important and busy station for commuters in and out of the city, as it quite literally links the north and south of the city in one place.

London Blackfriars station serves predominantly routes for Thameslink. Long distance routes such as Bedford to Brighton calling at Luton, Gatwick Airport and London St Pancras International among others. Thameslink local services also travel through Blackfriars, with stations such as Kentish Town, West Hempstead Thameslink and Peckham Rye on this particular line. The station also has a London Underground line, with the Circle and District line serving Blackfriars.

London Blackfriars station also has the honour of being the world’s largest solar panel bridge, providing energy for the station. It also is situated in an ideal location for those looking to visit many tourist hotspots. You can reach the London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral or walk along the Strand to Trafalgar Square, making it a great station to base a day out around.

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Station details & facilities

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

Departures and arrivals from London Blackfriars

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into London Blackfriars station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to East GrinsteadThameslink06:461Late
to SevenoaksThameslink06:463On time
to Sutton (London)Thameslink06:511On time
to CambridgeThameslink06:582Late
to LutonThameslink07:102Late
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BedfordThameslink06:451Late
from West Hampstead ThameslinkThameslink06:511On time
from PeterboroughThameslink06:531On time
from BrightonThameslink06:572Late
from OrpingtonThameslink07:092Late
† 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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