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Stratford station is located in a large multi-network rail hub in east London. The London Overground, London Underground and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) all converge on this crucial transport node. The station's proper title is Stratford (London) to avoid confusion with Stratford-upon-Avon and nearby Stratford International. It is also known as Stratford Regional. The station is one of the busiest in London and the twelfth busiest in the country, serving over 25 million passengers each and every year, and it serves as the main overground rail thoroughfare for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with its aquatics centre, Lee Valley VeloPark and ArcelorMittal Orbit observation tower stirring up fond memories of London 2012. The original station was opened in 1839, with its then engine shed now the plot of the sprawling and hugely popular Westfield Shopping Centre. Between 1923 and 1947, the station and rail links were considerably developed despite disturbance from the outbreak of WW2.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Everyday06:15 - 21:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 2/3
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsAvailable
Shops noteNewsagent
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shops
ATMAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
0343 222 1234
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces200
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Note that these are Council-owned cycle racks, located outside the front of the station
Cycle storage notes<p>200<span style="font-family: ;" data-sheets-rawvalue="4 Sheffield Stand spaces"> Sheffield Stand spaces</span></p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Lift access available to all platforms.

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

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

Stratford station is a labyrinth of platforms and corridors. It's best to stick to the lower concourse in the centre of the station, where timetables and information screens can easily be found. There are 12 platforms in total, all accessed by a subway. Step-free access to platforms 3, 5, 6 and 8 are via the western subway only. To travel between Stratford Regional and Stratford International, walk through the Westfield Shopping Centre.

Departures and arrivals from Stratford London

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Stratford London station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Harwich InternationalGreater Anglia06:5110On time
to ShenfieldTfL Rail06:5510AOn time
to London Liverpool StreetTfL Rail07:019On time
to ShenfieldTfL Rail07:0910AOn time
to London Liverpool StreetTfL Rail07:169On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia06:5110On time
from London Liverpool StreetTfL Rail06:5410AOn time
from Gidea ParkTfL Rail07:009On time
from London Liverpool StreetTfL Rail07:0810AOn time
from ShenfieldTfL Rail07:159On time
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