Watford Junction (WFJ)

Managed by London Northwestern Railway 

 
Watford Junction station
Station Road
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD17 1EU
 

Station facilities

  • Station seating facilities

    Station seating facilities
  • Trolleys

    Trolleys Yes
  • Refreshments

    Note
  • ATM machine

    ATM machine
  • Toilets

    Toilets 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.
  • Pay phone

    Pay phone Cards and Coins
  • Internet

  • Post box

    Note
  • Tourist information office

  • Shops

    Shops
 
 

Watford Junction

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Station Message: Alert!

The lifts are out of order between Platforms 7 & 8 and the overbridge at Watford Junction station.

Getting to and from the station

 
PlusBus ticketing available for this location. For details of ticket prices and bus information, click here.

Bicycle parking

Stands
Storage sheltered
No
Storage location
Station forecourt
Storage spaces
354
Storage CCTV
Yes
Car Park
Station Car Park
Operator
SABA UK
Phone number
0330 1235 247
Address
-
-
Email address
[email protected]
Opening hours
Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
Saturday 24 Hours a Day
Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Number of spaces
750  with 10 accessible spaces available
Parking is free for disabled customers parking in disabled spaces displaying a valid International Blue Badge 
Accessible car park equipment
Wheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station 

Access to Car park payment facilities is not required as parking is free for disabled users in disabled parking spaces.

Free of charge
No
Daily rate
£8.50
Off peak rate
£6.00
Saturday rate
£6.00
Sunday rate
£6.00
Weekly rate
£33.60
Monthly rate
£135.00
3 Monthly rate
£334.00
Annual rate
£1218.00
CCTV Coverage
Yes
Onward travel information

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

Accessible taxis

Accessible taxis are available

Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available
Yes

2 x 20 minute accessible bays at front of station

Airport

Bus connections to Heathrow Airport

Ticket buying and collection

 
Ticket Office
Yes
Opening hours
Monday - Friday 05:30 - 23:00
Saturday 05:30 - 23:00
Sunday 06:30 - 22:30

Booking Office and Travel Centre

Location

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

Height adjusted ticket office counter
Height adjusted ticket counter is available at this station
Induction loop
This office has an induction loop
Ticket machines
Yes
Accessible ticket machines
There are accessible ticket machines at this station
Accessible ticket machines note

Ticket Vending Machines are located in the Booking Hall.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Yes, from either ticket office or self-service ticket machine
Oystercards
Get Oyster cards here
No
Top-up Oyster pay as you go here
Yes, at ticket machine
Use Oyster Pay as you go here
Yes

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
Smartcards issued
No
Smartcards top-up
Smartcards validators
No

Staffing and general services

 
Information available from staff
Yes - from help point,Yes - from ticket office 
Information services - opening times
Monday - Friday 05:30 - 23:00
Saturday 05:30 - 23:00
Sunday 06:30 - 22:30
 
Passenger Information Systems
Departure screens, Announcements
Customer help points
Yes
Lost Property
Yes
Please note all lost property is sent to Northampton Station
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Customer Services

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**

Ticket gates
Yes
CCTV
Yes
Location for Rail Replacement Services

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

Facilities

 
ATM Machine
Yes
Pay phones
Yes
Pay phones type
Cards and Coins
Accessible public telephones

Public telephones are accessible on platform 6 

Post box
Yes
Refreshment facilities
Yes
Shops
Yes
Toilets
Yes
Toilets Location
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.
Accessible toilets
Yes
Baby changing facilities
Yes
Baby changing facilities location
Female toilets 
National key toilets
Yes
Trolleys
Yes
Waiting Rooms
Yes
Waiting rooms opening hours

Closed until further notice

Accessibility and mobility access

 
Helpline Contact
0800 0248 997
Assisted travel

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.

Helpline opening hours
Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day

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

Staff help available
Yes

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.

Staff help available opening times
Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
Saturday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Ramp for train access
Yes
Step free access coverage
Yes
Step free access note

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.   

Wheelchairs available
Yes
Wheelchairs available open hours

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