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London Cannon Street is one of the major London terminal stations found in the south-east of the city centre. Operating on the South Eastern Line alongside nearby Charing Cross, Southeastern trains services from London Cannon Street services include trains to Hastings, Orpington and Hayes. Predominantly serving the south-east of London and Kent, London Cannon Street has become an important commuter station for those working in the City of London.

There are 7 platforms at London Cannon Street station, providing frequent services during both peak and off-peak times making it one of the busiest terminals in the east of London. London Cannon Street is also part of the London Underground network, situated on the Circle and District Line.

London Cannon Street is located just north of the river in the eastern part of the city centre. A quick walk across the River Thames, you can visit the Shard, Shakespeare’s Globe or the Tower of London. There are many attractions and places to visit near Cannon Street, making it a popular station for those looking for day trips to London as well as for work.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: 24 December - 07:15 to 19:40 25 December - CLOSED 26 December - CLOSED 27 December to 1 January - 08:10 to 15:40
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:15 - 19:40
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 1
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Shops noteWide range of shops
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Food outlet (Seating available)
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Toilets notesThese are beside the ticket office located near platform 7. There are also a baby changing facilities here<br>
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Available during station opening hours. Help is available at the ticket office and by contacting any member of station staff. Mobility assistance is available between all platforms.  Ring  0800 783 4524 for disability assistance at this station.
Customer Service notes

Available during station opening hours

Customer help pointsUnavailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

There is step free access to the left of the front entrance on Cannon Street.  A lift opposite platform 1 connects the upper and lower concourses

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes
Accessible taxis are located on Dowgate Hill, left of the station.


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Departures and arrivals from London Cannon Street

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into London Cannon Street station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern13:353On time
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern13:384On time
to OrpingtonSoutheastern13:505On time
to Hayes (Kent)Southeastern13:572On time
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern14:053On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern13:414On time
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern13:443On time
from OrpingtonSoutheastern13:482On time
from Hayes (Kent)Southeastern13:545On time
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern14:114On time
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