The nearest train station to the London Eye is London Waterloo Rail Station. Waterloo is about five minutes walking distance from the London Eye although for the quickest route we recommend taking exit six for the South Bank and following the signs. The London Eye is located on the South Bank of the Thames, opposite the Houses of Parliament.

The London Eye is one of the key landmarks of the capital's cityscape and attracts a whopping 3.8 million visitors annually. It is Europe's tallest Ferris wheel overlooking the Thames and rises 135m in the air. 

Visit the London Eye official website for opening information.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Open Monday to Sunday 24hrs
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at all times.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneLondon Waterloo is in Zone 1
Left LuggageAvailable
Left Luggage phone number020 3468 4553
Left Luggage Website
Shops noteKiosk, News agent, Wide range of shops, Mini supermarket, Pharmacy, Convenience store, High street shops, Passport Photo Booth
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop, Buffet, Coffee kiosk, Cold drinks vending machine, Food vending machine, Public House/Bar, Food outlet (Seating available)
ATM notes
Located on concourse
Bureau de ChangeAvailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
There is level access from all platforms to the main concourse. There is level access to the station via Exits 1 (Station approach), Exit 2 (via lifts to Waterloo Road and level Access to the Jubilee line), Exit 3 (for taxis and Station Reception)
Toilets notesYes, One is on Cab Road and the other is near Platform 20 beside Starbucks. They are both operated by a radar key.
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Staff help is available from the station reception on Cab Road. Disability Assistance can be arranged by contacting South Western Railway on 0800 52 82 100 between 06:00 and 22:00 or by emailing It is preferred if Assistance is arranged 24 hours in advance. Monday to Friday 04:30 - 01:05. Saturday 04:30 - 01:50. Sunday 05:30 - 01:05
Customer Service notes
Monday-Saturday 07:00-22:15. Sunday 09:00-20:45. Station Reception.
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorAPCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Car parking spaces27
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces573
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Cycle storage is now located opposite the main entrance on Cab Road.
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

London Waterloo station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Departures and arrivals from London Waterloo

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into London Waterloo station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Windsor & Eton RiversideSouth Western Railway19:5221On time
to Windsor & Eton RiversideSouth Western Railway19:541On time
to Windsor & Eton RiversideSouth Western Railway19:5712On time
to Windsor & Eton RiversideSouth Western Railway19:575On time
to Windsor & Eton RiversideSouth Western Railway19:5820On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from WeybridgeSouth Western Railway19:5122Late
from WeybridgeSouth Western Railway19:518On time
from WeybridgeSouth Western Railway19:524On time
from WeybridgeSouth Western Railway19:553On time
from WeybridgeSouth Western Railway20:0111On time

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