How to travel to London Zoo by train

Planning a day out at London Zoo and want to travel there by train? You're in luck. We've got all the info you need to know about taking the train, including which station to go to and upcoming train times.

The closest train station to London Zoo

The nearest train station to London Zoo is London Euston. At Euston Rail Station you can take bus number 253 from bus stop G which goes to Camden High Street. From Camden High Street, you can either take a 15-minute walk to London Zoo or you can take bus number 274 towards Victoria Gate which will drop you outside the Zoo. Alternatively, visitors can take the underground to Camden Town or Regent’s Park stations – both of which are within walking distance of London Zoo.

A day at London Zoo is a great day out for all the family. Learn all about the animal kingdom and get up close to hundreds of animals from around the world. There's much to surprise, amaze and delight here at London Zoo.

Visit the London Zoo official website for opening information.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Advance bookings: Mon - Fri 06:30 - 21:00 Sat- 08:30 - 21:00 Sun 07:30 - 21:00
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 00:00
Saturday 06:00 - 23:00
Sunday 07:00 - 00:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 1
Left LuggageAvailable
Left Luggage phone number0207 387 1499
Left Luggage Website
Shops noteShoe repairer Wide range of shops Pharmacy Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop Café Coffee kiosk Food vending machine Public House/Bar Food outlet (Seating available) Food outlet (Seating unavailable)
ATM notes
Located outside the station Located on concourse Located outside main entrance
Bureau de ChangeAvailable
Tourist Information OfficeAvailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Nearest station with more facilities

For step-free access to Underground services, we recommend using Kings Cross St Pancras Underground Station.

Toilets notesThese are located by the entrance to platforms 1-3
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Free public Wi-Fi and digital service.
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Help is available from the Information Point in the centre of the main concourse, ask a member of station staff or from the Mobility Assistance Reception (if closed please use number on the reception door door) or see any member of station staff. Mobility Assistance Reception is open 07:00-23:00 Monday to Saturday and 08:00-23:00 on Sunday 

Disabled assistance is available to and from platforms, the car park and the taxi rank & drop off area. You can request this from the Mobility Assistance Reception that can be found on the main concourse between Boots & the ticket office, from the Information Point in the centre of the Main Concourse or from any member of staff. It is preferred if assistance is booked 24 hour in advance using the following numbers of the train company you are travelling with:

Customer Service notes
Monday-Sunday 07:00-23:00 

Available from the Customer Information Point in the centre of the concourse. Alternatively customers can seek information and assitance from the ticket office or the Mobility Assistance Reception.

Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces415
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
On platform 18 at buffer end, West Colonnade opposite Sainsbury's, alongside station entrance, East Colonnade opposite M&S and to the rear of Nandos and Cafe Rouge
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Suitable for disabled passengers. Level access to all platforms via ramps. Lifts provided between concourse, taxi & car park and London Underground ticket hall.

Lift access is available to the Underground ticket hall, however the Underground station itself has only escalators & stairs. Nearby Euston Square station has step-free access Westbound only to the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines. For more information on the accessibility on London Transport click here.

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

The route to the main taxi pick up point has steps, so anyone with mobility problems can use the disabled taxi pick up point reached via the lifts.

You can request assistance to and from the taxi rank can using the telephones at the top of the stairs and at the taxi set down point. Or by telephoning Mobility Assistance at London Euston on 0207 922 6482.

The main taxi rank is beneath the station and is reached via the lifts next to the main ticket office or the stairs by the entrance to the Underground.

Opening Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:45 - 23:00
Saturday 06:45 - 20:00
Sunday 10:00 - 23:00


Located on first floor, accessed via balcony

Step free to access 

Yes a platform lift for mobility impaired customers.


First Class customers can find a comfy seat and enjoy complimentary soft drinks, light snacks and newspapers. A full bar is available at both locations for the purchase of alcoholic drinks

Lounge Availability

You can enjoy the First Class Lounge up to two hours (see Note below) before your outward journey and for an hour after your inward journey on the travel date shown on your ticket.
Note - Access time before your outward journey is reduced to one hour at peak times (15:00-19:00 on Thursdays and Fridays) for First Advance ticket holders only


Tickets Accepted:

Virgin Business, First Open or Advance First tickets. Caledonian Sleeper First tickets. You can only enter the lounge on the travel date shown on your ticket.


Concessions for Standard Class sleeper customers


More about London Zoo

London Zoo is the world's oldest scientific zoo, opened in 1828 and made accessible to the public in 1847. It is located on the northern edge of Regent's Park and houses 756 species of animal. Enjoy the amazing wildlife and learn more about lemurs, tigers and komodo dragons (and penguins of course!).

Departures and arrivals from London Euston

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into London Euston station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to WolverhamptonAvanti West Coast19:38On time
to Watford JunctionLondon Overground19:44Scheduled
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains19:47On time
to Watford JunctionLondon Overground20:00On time
to NorthamptonWest Midlands Trains20:03On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Watford JunctionLondon Overground19:37Scheduled
from Manchester PiccadillyAvanti West Coast19:41On time
from TringWest Midlands Trains19:46On time
from Watford JunctionLondon Overground19:50On time
from Glasgow CentralAvanti West Coast21:00Late

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