Car parking

Park. Then ride with us.

Car parking facilities are available at stations throughout the London Northwestern Railway network; some are free and others are charged. Please be aware that car park operators will issue Penalty Notices for cars parked outside designated parking areas. Parking for blue badge holders is also free.

For further details of car parking at individual stations, including the number of spaces, car park operator, opening times and any parking fees (where known), please visit our station pages. Car park information is listed under 'Interchange'.

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How to pay for parking

A new ticketless payment system: Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) is being introduced at all our charged car parks. Learn more here.

In our charged car parks, you can pay for parking using a variety of options:

  • Website – Visit the Saba Parking website and search your station
  • Saba Parking UK app on the app stores available for iOS and Android
  • Glide app on the app stores available on iOS and Android (only available at Wolverhampton station)
  • Ticket vending machines (where available)
  • Pay and display machines (where available)

You can buy weekly; monthly and annual car park passes which may save you money if you park regularly at our stations. This doesn’t guarantee you a parking space in your chosen station car park. For information please visit the Saba Parking website (

Car park tariffs

Parking charges can vary depending on time, with peak and off-peak pricing and options for public holidays.

Off-peak rates - Get up to a 1/3 off normal rate parking prices after 10:00 during the week and all-day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.

Weekend rates - Cheaper weekend parking charges are from Friday midday until midnight on Sunday. Good news if you fancy a weekend getaway.

Location Daily Before 10am Daily After 10am Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays

Weekend (Friday pm - Monday am)

Weekly Monthly Quarterly Annual
Tamworth £8.50 £6.00 £6.00 £12.00 £27.00 £102.00 - £816
Nuneaton £8.50 £6.00 £6.00 £12.00 £32.00 £102.00 - £816
Lichfield Trent Valley £8.50 £6.00 £6.00 £12.00 £32.00 £102.00 - £816
Hartford £4.50 - £3.20 - £14.90 £54.00 - £432
Northampton £11.00 £7.70 £7.70 £15.40 £43.00 £146 £336 £1,056
Wolverton £8.50 £6.00 £6.00 £12.00 £32.00 £102 £258 £816
Milton Keynes £11.00 - £5.30 - £40.00 £151 £362 £1,298
Bletchley £6.00 £4.30 £4.30 £8.60 £20.00 £74.00 £210 £821
Leighton Buzzard £9.00 £6.50 £6.50 £13.00 £43.60 £130 £258 £948
Cheddington £6.00 £4.30 £4.30 £8.60 £23.50 £72 £186 £653
Tring £8.50 £6.00 £6.00 £12.00 £32.00 £102 £258 £816
Berkhamsted £8.50 £6.00 £6.00 £12.00 £32.00 £102 £258 £816
Hemel Hempstead £8.50 £4.80 £4.80 £9.60 £28.80 £102 £258 £816
Apsley £8.50 - - - £32.00 £102 - £816
Kings Langley £8.50 £6.00 £6.00 £12.00 £32.00 £102 £258 £816
St Albans Abbey £4.50 - £3.20 - £17.00 £54.00 - £432
Watford Junction £8.50 £6.00 £6.00 £12.00 £33.60 £135 £334 £1,218
Park Street £3.00 £2.10 £2.10 £4.20 £11.50 £36.00 - £290

Blue Badge parking

A new ticketless payment system: Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) is being introduced at all our charged car parks. Blue Badge Holders must register on the Saba Blue Badge Portal to continue benefiting from free parking and to avoid being issued a Penalty Notice / Learn more here.

If you’re a Blue Badge holder you can park for free in our car parks. You must display your valid ID correctly in the front windscreen.

Frequently asked questions

You can receive a 25% discount for up to two years on monthly, quarterly or annual parking permits if your vehicle emits no more than 120g/km. From June 2021 this rate will change and there will be no discounts for low-emission vehicles.

Vehicles registered with the DVLA as having an electric fuel type qualify for a 50% discount for up two years. The fuel type is indicated on the V5C document. Please note this discount is based on your vehicle emission status and not fuel type. From June 2021-June 2023 this will be 25%.

For further information and to apply for one of these parking discounts contact Saba on 0330 123 5247 or email [email protected] You'll need to send a copy of your V5 document as evidence.

If you were unable to park in a London Northwestern Railway 'paid for' station car park and have a valid car parking ticket, you are eligible to a refund for that day's parking.

Requests for a refund must be made within two hours by emailing [email protected], stating where and when you were unable to park. Please supply evidence if you couldn’t park at the station e.g. ticket for another car park, if you had to park elsewhere.

Please note: if you have a car park season permit you don't need to send in your permit as Saba will already have your details.

What refund will receive?

You will be given a refund equal to the value of the charges paid e.g. Peak or Off-Peak ticket, or Daily Ticket. Further details of how refunds are calculated can be found on the Saba Parking website.

Permit Refunds: A refund is issued on a pro-rata basis whereby the equivalent product that would have been used is deducted from the cost of the permit. Sometimes this may result in no refund being issued due to the discount given on the permit.

Permit Refunds at ANPR locations Please note: if you have a car park Season Permit you don't need to send in your ticket as Saba will already have your details.

Permit Refunds at non- ANPR locations - you will need to cut up your permit and send a photo of this to Saba the email address below

Where to send refund requests

​Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0330 1235 247

Note: A physical permit must be returned and the refund will apply from the date the email is received