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Vauxhall station is one of south London’s major transport hubs, serving London Underground’s Victoria Line, running regular overground services to London Waterloo and playing host to the second busiest bus station in London (after Victoria). Opened in 1848 as ‘Vauxhall Bridge Station’, Vauxhall ran only National Rail services until the London Underground station opened its doors in July 1971. The station was once famed for its regular ‘milk trains’, delivering produce to a major creamery and bottling facility nearby. The loaded trains would travel up from Torrington in Devon, and unload directly to the plant through a pipe running across the road. Today Vauxhall is perhaps best known for being home to the headquarters of the Special Intelligence Service, commonly referred to as MI6 – the building has featured in several James Bond films, including GoldenEye, Die Another Day, and Skyfall. It’s right next to Vauxhall Bridge, will leads over the Thames towards Pimlico and the Tate Britain gallery.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:00 - 20:30
Saturday 07:00 - 20:00
Sunday 08:00 - 21:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 1/2
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650

Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces75
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

Outside by Ticket Office entrance

Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Lifts are available to all platforms

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Vauxhall’s main building is on South Lambeth Place, next to the Underground entrance and bus station. All platforms are accessible via a subway, with stairs and lifts to the upper level. At the other end of the subway is an additional station exit onto South Lambeth Road. Services to London Waterloo can be found on platforms 2 and 7, with trains toward Richmond leaving from platforms 3 and 4. Wimbledon services usually run from platform 8.

Departures and arrivals from Vauxhall

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Vauxhall station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway10:28On time
to Windsor & Eton RiversideSouth Western Railway10:29On time
to Hampton CourtSouth Western Railway10:31On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway10:32On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway10:33On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from GuildfordSouth Western Railway10:27On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway10:29On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway10:30On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway10:31On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway10:32On time
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