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The original Euston station opened in 1837 and was the first intercity station to be built in London, so there was much controversy in the 1960s when the original building was demolished to coincide with the electrification of the West Coast Main Line. Much of the admired architectural features of Euston Arch were destroyed, leaving just a piece of the stone arch behind the bar in The Doric Arch pub, just outside the station. Despite the arch’s demise, Euston’s modernisation was long overdue. Now managed by Network Rail, Euston is the fifth busiest station in the UK. Every year Euston station serves over 71 million passengers, and its network of rail and bus links is unrivalled in the capital.

Arriving in Euston, it’s easy to get to anywhere in London, not that you need to. On Euston Road, you'll find the Wellcome Collection and the British Library. They’re both free to visit and on the doorstep of the station, which also hosts a bronze statue celebrating Robert Stephenson, the famous railway engineer. 

Trains from Euston reach far and wide across the UK, connecting to major cities including Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool. With services provided by Virgin Trains, London Northwestern Railway, London Overground and sleeper services to Scotland with the Caledonian Sleeper. Popluar routes include London to Manchester, London to Edinburgh and London to Glasgow and London to Northampton.

 

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Advance bookings: Mon - Fri 06:30 - 21:00 Sat- 08:30 - 21:00 Sun 07:30 - 21:00
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 00:00
Saturday 06:00 - 23:00
Sunday 07:00 - 00:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 1
Left LuggageAvailable
Left Luggage phone number0207 387 1499
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.left-baggage.co.uk/locations.php
ShopsAvailable
Shops noteShoe repairer Wide range of shops Pharmacy Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
PostboxAvailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop Café Coffee kiosk Food vending machine Public House/Bar Food outlet (Seating available) Food outlet (Seating unavailable)
ATMAvailable
ATM notes
Located outside the station Located on concourse Located outside main entrance
Bureau de ChangeAvailable
Tourist Information OfficeAvailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Nearest station with more facilities

For step-free access to Underground services, we recommend using Kings Cross St Pancras Underground Station.

ToiletsAvailable
Toilets notesThese are located by the entrance to platforms 1-3
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
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Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Help is available from the Information Point in the centre of the main concourse, ask a member of station staff or from the Mobility Assistance Reception (if closed please use number on the reception door door) or see any member of station staff. Mobility Assistance Reception is open 07:00-23:00 Monday to Saturday and 08:00-23:00 on Sunday 

Disabled assistance is available to and from platforms, the car park and the taxi rank & drop off area. You can request this from the Mobility Assistance Reception that can be found on the main concourse between Boots & the ticket office, from the Information Point in the centre of the Main Concourse or from any member of staff. It is preferred if assistance is booked 24 hour in advance using the following numbers of the train company you are travelling with:

Customer Service notes
Monday-Sunday 07:00-23:00 

Available from the Customer Information Point in the centre of the concourse. Alternatively customers can seek information and assitance from the ticket office or the Mobility Assistance Reception.

Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorAPCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Car parking spaces217
Carpark charges
Daily£27.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces415
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
On platform 18 at buffer end, West Colonnade opposite Sainsbury's, alongside station entrance, East Colonnade opposite M&S and to the rear of Nandos and Cafe Rouge
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Suitable for disabled passengers. Level access to all platforms via ramps. Lifts provided between concourse, taxi & car park and London Underground ticket hall.

Lift access is available to the Underground ticket hall, however the Underground station itself has only escalators & stairs. Nearby Euston Square station has step-free access Westbound only to the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines. For more information on the accessibility on London Transport click here.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

The route to the main taxi pick up point has steps, so anyone with mobility problems can use the disabled taxi pick up point reached via the lifts.

You can request assistance to and from the taxi rank can using the telephones at the top of the stairs and at the taxi set down point. Or by telephoning Mobility Assistance at London Euston on 0207 922 6482.

The main taxi rank is beneath the station and is reached via the lifts next to the main ticket office or the stairs by the entrance to the Underground.

Opening Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:45 - 23:00
Saturday 06:45 - 20:00
Sunday 10:00 - 23:00

Located

Located on first floor, accessed via balcony

Step free to access 

Yes a platform lift for mobility impaired customers.

Refreshments

First Class customers can find a comfy seat and enjoy complimentary soft drinks, light snacks and newspapers. A full bar is available at both locations for the purchase of alcoholic drinks

Lounge Availability

You can enjoy the First Class Lounge up to two hours (see Note below) before your outward journey and for an hour after your inward journey on the travel date shown on your ticket.
Note - Access time before your outward journey is reduced to one hour at peak times (15:00-19:00 on Thursdays and Fridays) for First Advance ticket holders only

 

Tickets Accepted:

Virgin Business, First Open or Advance First tickets. Caledonian Sleeper First tickets. You can only enter the lounge on the travel date shown on your ticket.

 

Concessions for Standard Class sleeper customers

No

The station has eighteen platforms. In and around the main concourse there are 21 eateries serving a wide variety of food and drink whilst outside the station you'll find several more bars and restaurants. In addition to this Euston currently has 11 shops stocking everything from stationery through to newspapers and snacks. If you need help on arrival at the station there are numerous help desks and automatic ticket machines available. Congestion is eased by a main departure board allowing passengers to gather away from platform entrances. A walkway under the main concourse provides a direct link from commuter platforms 8 to 11 to the London Underground.

If you're looking for the Virgin First class lounge, you'll find it on the first floor of the station and accessed via the balcony. A lift is also available for easy access. Inside the lounge customers can enjoy large, comfortable seats and complimentary snacks, soft drinks and newspapers. 

Departures and arrivals from London Euston

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into London Euston station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Watford JunctionLondon Overground11:28On time
to StaffordWest Midlands Trains11:29Late
to Watford JunctionLondon Overground11:44On time
to Birmingham New StreetAvanti West Coast11:49On time
to Milton Keynes CentralWest Midlands Trains11:54On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from WolverhamptonAvanti West Coast11:31On time
from Watford JunctionLondon Overground11:41On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetAvanti West Coast11:42Late
from NorthamptonWest Midlands Trains11:43Late
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains11:49Late

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