Trains to Amersham

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Amersham is market town located in the Chiltern district in Buckinghamshire. It is located 23.7 miles (38.1 km) north-west of Charing Cross, making the town part of the commuter belt. The town is divided in two areas, Old Amersham, located in the valley of River Misbourne characterized by St. Mary’s church and several old pubs, and Amersham-on-the-Hill developed on the north side of the valley, on a small plateau, that in the 19th century developed around Amersham train station.

Amersham is the terminus of the Metropolitan Line that is part of the London Underground connecting the town’s train station to London. The train journey from Amersham to London Marylebone is direct and it takes approximately 41 minutes. The first train journey leaves Amersham at 05:43am, while the last train is at 11:09pm. Reduced train services are available on weekends and public holidays.

This train line is shared the mainline railway service that run from Marylebone to Aylesbury Vale Parkway. Amersham is a busy commuter station, counting over 4.5 million journeys per year. For this reason, travellers are advised to purchase train ticket to Amersham in advance to skip queues and
benefit from early bird discounts.

The station was first built in 1892, a mile to the north of the old market town favouring the development of Amersham on the Hill.  Passengers arriving at Amersham train station will recognise the characteristic Metropolitan line architecture that Chiltern Railways stations share and display. Ticket barriers, CCTV surveillance cameras ATMs and Wi-Fi operate at this station. There are three platforms at this station of which only platform 3 has step-free access, whereas the other two platforms can be reached using stairs and a footbridge. Since no boarding ramps are available at this station, passengers requiring accessibility assistance are advised to depart from a relatively quieter train station located two stops away. Travellers departing from Amersham train station can benefit from a ticket office and self-service ticket machines located on the station concourse. Toilets and a newsagent can be found on platform 1. There are cycle racks situated outside the station’s entrance, but there is no designated drop-off point or car park available.

Amersham has a wide range of attractions to offer its visitors, including Amersham museum and market hall situated on Market square. Family friendly activities available in Amersham include Legoland, the Rush trampoline park and Spy mission adventure trail. Book group train tickets to Amersham and take the entire family to enjoy the miniature museum and experience Chesham open air heated pool. Nature lovers are advised to visit Hodgemoor woods, a 250-acre woodland located between the historic town and villages of Amersham and Little Chalfont park ideal for family picnics and school trips where visitors will be able to admire wild flowers and wildlife.