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London Charing Cross station - address, train times, maps, news

Station Address
London Charing Cross station ,
London Charing Cross station,
The Strand,
Greater London
PostcodeWC2N 5HF
Map of

Lines Served

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Which London travel zone is London Charing Cross station in?

London Charing Cross station is in London TravelZone: 1

Station facilities

Customer Help Points
Yes, staff help is available from the Rail Information Point in the Main Concourse beside platform 5 and 6 or from any member of station staff. Mobility assistance can be arranged by contacting Southeastern  on 0845 000222. It is preferred if this assistance is requested 24 hours in advance.
Waiting room?
Waiting room location
All platforms are partially or fully covered with a canopy.
Toilets location
Located on the central passage in the main concourse.
Baby change room
Cash Machines (ATMS)?

Car Park

Car parking spaces
Accessible spaces

Cycle Storage

Cycle storage capacity
20 spaces
Cycle storage type
Cycle storage CCTV


Yes, the station is all on one level and all platforms are reachable by disabled passengers.

London Charing Cross station News

History of London Charing Cross station

13th Dec 1983The rebuilt ticket hall was opened by the Chairman of the GLC's Transport Committee, Dave Wetael on Monday 13 December 1983. The new decorative panels on the platforms were also unveiled.
13th Mar 1979New 350ft long black and white murals were unveiled on the Northern line platforms, designed by David Gentleman
17th Jun 1973The northern line section of the station (at the time called Strand), closed on this day to be rebuilt as a combined Northern and Jubilee line station. It was expected to be closed for two years.
21st Jan 1971Automatic ticket barriers were brought into use at the station on this day - but for entry to the station only. The exit barriers followed shortly afterwards.
9th Jan 1967Work started to renovate the escalators at the then called Trafalgar Square station - the work was due to take around nine months.