Home to the first intercity station ever to be built in London and boasting excellent transport links, Euston is a perfect starting point for exploring the city. When you arrive at Euston station, you'll find a bustling rail terminal with shops, newsagents, Euston travel and information centre, bus stops, and hotels nearby. It's very easy to get from here to anywhere you need to go in London.
Euston station first opened in 1837 as the London end of the London to Birmingham Railway. The original building was demolished and replaced in the 1960s, in what many considered a travesty of modern planning over classic architecture, including the demolition of the famous Euston Arch. Today, Euston is the sixth busiest train station in London. Four train operating companies run services from Euston rail station – Virgin Trains, London Midland, London Overground and First ScotRail.
Trains depart from Euston to the following major UK destinations:
Accommodation to suit every budget can be found near Euston station. Hotels, hostels, bars, pubs and restaurants are located nearby on and around Euston Road. Follow this link to book a Euston hotel at the end of your journey.
Euston station is located in Camden in Euston Road where it's situated amongst offices, municipal buildings, hotels and shops. On Euston Road, you'll also find the Wellcome Collection and the British Library, both of which are free to visit and always worth a look.From Euston station, it's a short walk, tube or bus ride east to Kings Cross St Pancras station and the exciting array of cultural and leisure venues nearby. Not far in the other direction you'll discover Marylebone High Street, which has a range of unique boutiques, restaurants and bars.
If you cross Euston Road and head south, you'll find a vast range of things to do, including: