Watford Junction Train Station

Watford Junction at a glance


Watford Junction station
Station Road
WD17 1EU

Ticket office:

Monday to Friday: 05:30 - 23:00
Saturday: 05:30 - 23:00
Sunday: 06:30 - 22:30

Booking Office and Travel Centre

  • Ticket office
  • Step-free access
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets
* This information is updated every few minutes and is provided as a guide only - we are unable to guarantee a space will still be available when you arrive at the station.

Station information

Staffing level Full time
Information systems
  • DepartureScreens
  • Announcements
Station operator London Northwestern Railway
Ticket office opening times

Ticket Vending Machines are located in the Booking Hall, also one on platform 9.

Booking Office and Travel Centre

  • Monday to Friday: 05:30 - 23:00
  • Saturday: 05:30 - 23:00
  • Sunday: 06:30 - 22:30
Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Top up Oyster cards here Yes
Oyster cards information

To obtain an Oyster card you need to go to the corner shop on Woodford Road by the station entrance, or Watford High Street LOROL station.

Smartcards issued here No
Validate Smartcards here No
Penalty fares LM
Customer service information

Please contact our Contact Centre team on: 0333 311 0006. Who are open during the following times:

Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 19:00 Saturday and Sunday: 08:00 - 16:00 Bank Holidays: 08:00 - 16:00 except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

**Watford Junction Station is accredited by the Secure Station Scheme**

Left luggage

Available: No

Lost property
  • Monday to Friday: 09:00 - 17:00
Seated area
Station buffet

The toilets are located on Platform 6. The toilet facilities are available: Monday - Sunday 04:00-23:00. The National key toilets are located on the Main Concourse; these toilets are operated by a RADAR key. A RADAR key is available from station staff upon request. The National key toilet facilities are available: Monday - Saturday 04:00-14:00 and Sunday 06:00-14:00.

Baby changing facilities

Female toilets

Post box
ATM machine

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here .


0800 0248 997

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

24 hours, 7 days a week (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day)

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
Staff help

This station is staffed part time. This means that during 'staff help available opening times' your assistance will be provided by station staff. Any other time, our on-train Conductors will provide your assistance onto the train.

  • Monday to Friday: 24 hours
  • Weekend: 24 hours
Induction loop available Yes
Ticket machine

Ticket Vending Machines are located in the Booking Hall.

Accessible booking office counter available
Ramp for train access available
Accessible taxis information

Accessible taxis are available

Accessible public phones

Public telephones are accessible on platform 6

National Key toilets available
Step free access

This station has been classified as a step-free access category A station. This means that this station has step-free access to all platforms. More information on the step-free classification system can be found at https://www.orr.gov.uk/media/10955

The assistance meeting point is at the ticket office during 'staff help available opening times' When station staff aren't available, the assistance meeting point is on the platform where your service is due to depart. Our on-board conductors will help you onto the train, so please make sure you attract their attention as the train comes to a stop on the platform.

Ticket gates
Impaired mobility set down available

2 x 20 minute accessible bays at front of station


Watford Junction Station Car Park

Car park 1 Station Car Park
Car park 1 operator SABA UK
Car park 1 spaces 746
Car park 1 opening times
  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
  • Monday to Friday: 24 hours
  • Saturday: 24 hours
  • Sunday: 24 hours
Car park 1 charges
  • Off-peak: £6.40
  • Daily: £9.10
  • Weekly: £35.60
  • Monthly: £143.00
  • Three monthly: £353.80
  • Annual: £1,290.00
Car park 1 contact details

Telephone: 0330 123 5247

URL: https://www.sabaparking.co.uk/car-park/watford-junction-station-car-park

Onward travel

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

Cycle storage available Yes
Cycle storage spaces 354
Cycle storage sheltered No
Cycle storage CCTV Yes
Cycle storage location

Station forecourt

Cycle storage types
  • Stands
Rail replacement information

In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from bay 1 of the bus station at the side of the railway station.


Bus connections to Heathrow Airport

Follow this link to find the station map

Live arrivals and departures

Load stations
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We are working in partnership with the British Transport Police to prevent a wide range of criminal activity and to provide a reassuring presence for passengers. For more information, please visit the British Transport Police website .