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National Rail and London Underground share central London's Old Street in Travelcard Zone 1. The station was opened in 1901 by the City & South London Railway as an extension from Moorgate to Angel, but the current line was only developed in the 1970s. The station underwent another facelift in 2013 when a shopping parade and a bike shop were added to the entrance in conjunction with the East London Tech City development. Situated between the City and Hoxton's on-trend nightlife, Old Street is the perfect place to explore London's past and present. A one-minute walk takes you to a cluster of art galleries, including Rivington Place, Iniva and 20 Hoxton Square, filling the void of the Young British Art's White Cube, which closed its doors in 2012. Further afield, but still only a ten-minute stroll away, you'll find Broadgate Ice Rink, London's longest-running outdoor ice rink and Hackney City Farm.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:40 - 00:30
Weekdays06:30 - 00:00
Saturday 07:00 - 00:30
Sunday 08:00 - 21:30
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Travel card zoneZone 1
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/contact/lostproperty
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Toilets notesMale, female and unisex accessible toilets available - no charge.
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Customer help pointsUnavailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage spaces36
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes
Contact taxi operator directly
Old Street has no ground-level station building, so you enter the station via a subway under the Old Street roundabout, where Old Street meets City Road. Once inside the concourse, with its various ticket machines and counters, pass through the ticket barriers and head down the stairs or escalators to the overground platforms. There are no amenities on the platforms. Public toilets are open in the daytime and can be found in the shopping precinct by the main entrance.

Departures and arrivals from Old Street

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Old Street station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern15:03On time
to MoorgateGreat Northern15:04On time
to StevenageGreat Northern15:12On time
to MoorgateGreat Northern15:12On time
to Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern15:33On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from MoorgateGreat Northern15:03On time
from StevenageGreat Northern15:04On time
from MoorgateGreat Northern15:12On time
from Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern15:12On time
from MoorgateGreat Northern15:33On time
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in the UK. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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