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Clapham Junction railway station is a major railway station and transport hub near St John's Hill in south-west Battersea in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

Routes from London's south and south-west termini, Victoria and Waterloo, funnel through the station, making it the busiest in Europe by number of trains using it: between 100 and 180 per hour except for the five hours after midnight. The station is also the busiest UK station for interchanges between services, and the only railway station in Great Britain with more interchanges than entries or exits.

Clapham Junction – Britain’s busiest interchange station

Clapham Junction opened in 1863, with additional buildings added in 1874 and 1876. Today the station sees about 2000 trains pass through every day, making it the busiest station in Britain in terms of the number of people who pass through the station every day.

Station opening hours
  • Sunday – Thursday: 04:30 – 01:30
  • Friday – Saturday: open 24 hours for Gatwick Express services
Tickets and travel information
National Rail Enquiries: 03457 48 49 50
Textphone: 0345 60 50 600
Welsh language line: 0345 60 40 500
Station enquiries
General station enquiries: 0345 6000 650


There isn’t a car park on site at Clapham Junction.

Sat nav / route finder postcode: SW11 2QP


If you want to take your bike on a train, please check with the train operator first. Bike storage is available near the Brighton Yard end of the station and the Grant Road exit. There are 294 covered spaces available.

Cycle hire

Santander Cycles available from the Brighton Yard end of the station.


For information about trains to and from Clapham Junction visit National Rail Enquiries or call 08457 48 49 50.


For information about London Buses please visit the TfL website


There is a taxi rank down the hill from the station

Tickets and information

Ticket office

Ticket office opening times:

  • Monday – Friday 06:15 – 21:30
  • Saturday 06:15 – 21:30
  • Sunday 07:15 – 21:30

Ticket machines

Can be found by:

The Brighton Yard exit

The Grant Road exit

The St John’s Hill exit

Toilets and baby care

Available on the upper level, near the Brighton Yard exit.

Lost property

If you lose an item on a train, please contact the train company.

For items handed in at the station, please call the lost property team on 0207 978 5448.

Lost property is open: Monday to Friday 07:30 – 19:30

Waiting room

Waiting rooms are located on platforms 1/2, 9/10 and 13/14.

There are seats on all platforms.


Free public Wi-Fi.

Cash machines

There are ATMs located on the Footbridge by Platforms 11/12 and in the Subway Level 15/16.

Photo booth

Can be found on the footbridge above platforms 6/7

Water fountains

Situated on the overbridge between Platform 17 and the Brighton yard entrance. There are 2 additional fountains located in both Waiting Rooms on Platform 9/10 and 13/14.

Requesting assistance

Coronavirus information: We are working hard to help all passengers travel safely and with confidence, for more information visit our Helping you travel safely page.

Station accessibility

Step Free Access – Step free access available through Brighton Yard entrance to all platforms via lifts. Step free access available through Grant Road entrance to platform 1 and 2 via lifts.

Lifts – lifts are situated on the Overbridge for each Platform. There is also one in the Grant Road entrance area that goes up to Platform 1. This lift can be used to go from Subway to platform level, then there is a lift from platform to overbridge level to access all other platforms.

Accessible Booking Office Counter – In addition new accessible ticket office windows and facilities are available in new Brighton Yard entrance.

Customer Help Points – Help points are available on all platforms.

Accessible toilets – The toilets are located next to the Brighton Yard entrance gateline. A radar key is available from station staff upon request.

Impaired Mobility Set Down – New Brighton Yard entrance allows for set down/drop off directly from St John’s Road. This new entrance gives step free access to the footbridge which has lifts to all platforms.


If you are a BSL user visiting this station, you can use SignLive to connect to an online professional BSL interpreter for free.

You only need to register with SignLive once, via Google, Facebook or email, and you will be able to communicate with the station team quickly via SignLive’s Community Directory. You can find out more on the SignLive website.


RoomMate is an electronic, wall-mounted device, which offers blind and visually impaired passengers bespoke audio description in some of our station accessible toilets. High visibility door signs will be in place to indicate that the facility has an ADi RoomMate installed.

On entering the accessible toilet an audio announcement is triggered and the unit advises that a recorded description of the room is available.

If the user is visually impaired and requires the description, they are then given the instruction to wave their hand in front of the unit to activate it. You can find out more about RoomMate at the Easy Accessibility website.