Travelling by train to the National Portrait Gallery is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the National Portrait Gallery is London Charing Cross, which is served by Southeastern services throughout the day. It's just 5 minutes to the National Portrait Gallery on foot. Leaving the station you'll be standing on The Strand. Cross the road to Duncannon Street, go left, and take the first right. The gallery is just up the road on the left-hand side.
The National Portrait Gallery is also between three tube stations, Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus, and Charring Cross so you've plenty of public transport options if you're already in London exploring the city.
The National Portrait Gallery is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection of portraits of significantly important and famous British people. When it first opened it in 1856 was the first portrait gallery in the world.
Visit the National Portrait Gallery website for opening information.
|Weekdays||04:30 - 01:05|
|Saturday||04:30 - 01:05|
|Sunday||04:30 - 01:05|
|Staffing level||Full time|
|Travel card zone||Zone 1|
|Left Luggage phone number||020 7930 5444|
|Left Luggage Website||http://www.left-baggage.co.uk/locations.php|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Toilets notes||Located on the central passage in the main concourse.|
|Customer help points||Available|
|Cycle storage spaces||20|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
Within car park and station forecourt
|Cycle storage notes||10 bike bars which can accommodate two bikes each|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Step-free access notes|
Yes, the station is all on one level and all platforms are reachable by disabled passengers.
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Available|
|Accessible taxis notes|
Accessible taxis are located outside the front of the station