Leytonstone Station

Leytonstone boasts two stations: Leytonstone Underground Station on the Central Line and Leytonstone High Road Station on the Gospel Oak to Barking line. The Underground station sits on the border of Zones 3 and 4, offering easy access to central London and areas further east. Opened in 1856, it’s a historic station with interesting features like wartime tunnels used as an air-raid shelter.

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  • Tickets:
    • No ticket office – purchase from machines at the station entrance.
    • Machines are accessible and accept purchases made online.
  • Oyster:
    • You can use Oyster Pay as you go at this station.
    • You cannot purchase or top up an Oyster card here.
  • Smartcards:
    • This station does not accept any other smartcard ticketing systems.
  • Real-time information: You can get live travel updates through departure screens, arrival screens, and announcements.
  • Staff assistance: While customer service staff are available throughout the week, they are not stationed at an information point and may not be readily available for inquiries on weekdays or Saturdays.
  • Hours of operation: Information services through screens and announcements operate 24/7.
  • Lost and Found and Luggage Storage: These services are not available at the station.
  • Security: CCTV cameras are in operation throughout the station.

Not available

  • Limited storage: There are only 8 bicycle stands available.
  • Location: The stands are located in a sheltered subway passage between the platforms.
  • Security: CCTV cameras monitor the bicycle storage area.
  • No bike hire: You cannot rent a bicycle at this station.
  • This station does not have payphones.
  • There is no public Wi-Fi available at Leytonstone High Road Station.
  • No waiting room is available.
  • Seating area available for passengers.
  • Toilets: No
  • Accessible Toilets: No
  • Baby Changing: No

This station has limited accessibility.

  • There is step-free access to all platforms (or the platform).
  • Basic amenities like a seating area and customer help points are available.
  • You can get help from staff during weekdays, but no staff help is available on weekends.
  • There are no ramps for train access, accessible toilets, or waiting rooms.
  • While accessible taxis are available at the station, there is no designated pick-up/drop-off point for people with impaired mobility.

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