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A vital point of interchange between Underground and Overground services, Walthamstow Central Railway Station serves Walthamstow in east London with frequent services on the Victoria Line and Lea Valley Lines. On the Overground, trains from Walthamstow Central run every fifteen minutes to London Liverpool Street and Chingford; Victoria Line trains run every 100 seconds for approximately 36 trains every hour. Night Tube service sees trains on the Victoria Line run every 10 minutes. A multitude of London Buses routes serves Walthamstow Central both day and night, making it superbly connected for onward travel. The station is located in Zone 3.

Architecturally, Walthamstow Central is a study in contrasts—the Overground station a fine example of mid-Victorian stations, the Underground station left unfinished to this day. A station car park and cycle stands are provided for customer use, and the ticket office is staffed from the start of service until late evening daily (including Sundays). Self-service ticket machines also provide a full range of fares, including Oyster top-up. Train running information is provided on departure and arrival screens and via automated announcements. Public wifi is available throughout the station, and there is a refreshment facility on platform 1. There is step-free access throughout the station.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Walthamstow Central station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 21:00
Saturday 06:00 - 21:00
Sunday 06:30 - 21:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 3
Left LuggageUnavailable
Shops noteNews agent
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee kiosk Cold drinks vending machine Food vending machine
ATM notes
Located by the ticket office
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Please note that assistance is only available during the station staffed hours (see above), unless pre-booked.

Customer Service notes
0343 222 1234
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNational Car Parks Ltd
Car parking spaces184
Carpark charges
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces66
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes<p><span style="font-family: ;" data-sheets-rawvalue="66 sheffield stand spaces">66 Sheffield Stand spaces</span></p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

via road access

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

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

Find station details and facilities information for Walthamstow Central. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Walthamstow Central station, helping you to plan your next journey.


Trainline's top spots near Walthamstow Central station

Looking for a coffee on the way to the station? We've collected a list of our favourite independent coffee houses and eateries within walking distance of the station - check them out below!


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William Morris Gallery cafe 12 minutes Step back in time inside this Grade II listed building, serving speciality coffee and a whole-foods menu
Enjoy Cafe Walthamstow 13 minutes Wide selection of food. Your friendly local café.
L'Hirondelle 6 minutes Famous for amazing pastries! Comfortable and warm environment.

Departures and arrivals from Walthamstow Central

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Walthamstow Central station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Liverpool StreetLondon Overground05:191On time
to London Liverpool StreetLondon Overground05:341On time
to London Liverpool StreetLondon Overground05:491On time
to London Liverpool StreetLondon Overground06:041On time
to ChingfordLondon Overground06:182On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from ChingfordLondon Overground05:191On time
from ChingfordLondon Overground05:341On time
from ChingfordLondon Overground05:491On time
from ChingfordLondon Overground06:041On time
from London Liverpool StreetLondon Overground06:182On time
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