Avanti West Coast
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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 unrivaled 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 Avanti West Coast, 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:
  • Monday to Friday open from 06:00:00 until 22:30:00
  • Saturday open from 06:00:00 until 22:00:00
  • Sunday open from 07:00:00 until 22:30:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at all times.
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneLondon Euston is in Zone 1
Left LuggageAvailable
Left Luggage phone number020 3468 4670
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.lostproperty.org/locations.php
Shops noteShoe repairer Wide range of shops Pharmacy Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop. Coffee kiosk Food vending machine Public House/Bar Food outlet (Seating available) Food outlet (Seating unavailable)
ATM notes
Located outside the station Located on concourse Located outside main entrance
Bureau de ChangeAvailable
Tourist Information OfficeAvailable
Nearest station with more facilities
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 Westboundonly to the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines. For more information on the accessibility on London Transport click here.
Toilets notesThese are located by the entrance to platforms 1-3 There are also accessible showers located in the First Class Lounge, shared between Caledonian Sleeper and Avanti West Coast.
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Find WiFi Hotspots around London Euston station.
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Help is available from the Information Point in the centre of the main concourse, ask a member of station staffor from the Mobility Assistance Reception (if closed please use number on the reception doordoor) 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 assistance from the ticket office or the Mobility Assistance Reception.
Customer help pointsAvailable
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
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

London Euston station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include:

Opening Hours
  • Monday to Friday open from 06:45:00 until 23:00:00
  • Saturday open from 06:45:00 until 20:00:00
  • Sunday open from 10:00:00 until 23:00:00
Located Located on first floor, accessed via balcony. Step free to access Yes aplatform 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: Avanti West Coast: 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. Please note that London Northwestern Railway first class tickets are not valid in this lounge. 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 the 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 Avanti West Coast 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. 


Frequently asked questions

Is London Euston station open?

London Euston station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from London Euston station?

Trains arrive into and depart from London Euston station almost every day, although there may be less services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from London Euston station.

Are there toilets in London Euston station?

Yes there are toilets available to use at London Euston station.

Are dogs allowed in London Euston station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at London Euston station, but should be kept on a lead or comfortable in a pet carrier at all times.

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 TringAvanti West Coast08:20On time
to TringWest Midlands Trains08:22On time
to TringLondon Overground08:28On time
to TringAvanti West Coast08:30On time
to TringWest Midlands Trains08:31On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from LancasterAvanti West Coast08:1914Late
from LancasterAvanti West Coast08:204Late
from LancasterAvanti West Coast08:225Late
from LancasterWest Midlands Trains08:24Late
from LancasterAvanti West Coast08:2716Late
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