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Originally opened in 1834, Woking station found fame in H. G. Wells’ classic sci-fi tale The War of the Worlds, which saw it destroyed by Martian invaders. Luckily, the tripods are nowhere to be seen today, except in the form of a sculpture on nearby Horsell Common, their landing spot in the novel. The modern station has a curved art deco facade at its south entrance, and is a busy stop on the line between London Waterloo and Portsmouth. Popular events in Woking include Chinese New Year – the town has a large, active Chinese community – the Woking Canal Festival and the regular Woking 20th Century & Art Deco Fair. The station has a prime spot in the heart of the town centre, right next to Woking Shopping Centre and a short walk from The Lightbox, a gallery and museum on the banks of the Basingstoke Canal.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 22:10
Saturday 06:00 - 22:10
Sunday 07:15 - 22:10
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650

Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameOriental Road Premium
Car parking spaces590
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£450.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces528
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

Cycle Hub in Premium Car Park

Cycle Hoops on Platform 1

Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Woking is fully accessible to wheelchair users. Lifts are available between all platforms and to both entrances/exits and are available all hours except between 0200-0400 daily

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

Accessible taxis are available outside both station entrances. Please ask a member of staff if you require assistance.

Woking has a total of six platforms. All six can be accessed step-free via lifts on the western footbridge. Platforms 5 and 6 (trains towards Portsmouth) can be accessed directly from the Station House car park, and platform 1 (towards London) through the concourse on the town centre side. Fast trains to London depart from platform 2. Platforms 3 and 6 are bays, located to the east of platform 2 and west of platform 5 respectively.

Departures and arrivals from Woking

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Woking station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to SalisburySouth Western Railway13:164On time
to BasingstokeSouth Western Railway13:195On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway13:262On time
to BournemouthSouth Western Railway13:284On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway13:291On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway13:154On time
from Heathrow Central Bus StationSouth Western Railway13:15On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway13:185On time
from SalisburySouth Western Railway13:242On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway13:274Late
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