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Clapham Junction

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.

Clapham Junction station

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

Find your way around using the Clapham Junction station map (PDF, 113 KB)

British Transport Police

The British Transport Police office is located between platforms 7 and 8.

For assistance speak to any member of station staff or contact the British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 (24 hours) or text 61016. In an emergency call 999.

Station message – lift upgrades

We're working to upgrade all the lifts at Clapham Junction station from November 2021 to April 2022. To find out more visit our Clapham Junction station lift upgrades page.

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