Clapton railway station

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Clapton London Overground
London Overground Class 315 at Clapton June 2019.jpg
Clapton is located in Greater London
Location of Clapton in Greater London
LocationUpper Clapton
Local authorityLondon Borough of Hackney
Managed byLondon Overground
Station codeCPT
DfT categoryD
Number of platforms2
Fare zone2 and 3
National Rail annual entry and exit
2013–14Increase 1.569 million[1]
– interchange Steady 2[1]
2014–15Increase 1.630 million[1]
– interchange Steady 2[1]
2015–16Decrease 1.599 million[1]
2016–17Increase 1.806 million[1]
2017–18Decrease 1.787 million[1]
Railway companies
Original companyGreat Eastern Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Eastern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
British Railways
Key dates
1 July 1872opened
Other information
External links
WGS8451°33′42″N 0°03′26″W / 51.5617°N 0.0571°W / 51.5617; -0.0571Coordinates: 51°33′42″N 0°03′26″W / 51.5617°N 0.0571°W / 51.5617; -0.0571
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal
Station entrance in 1984

Clapton is a London Overground station on the Chingford branch of the Lea Valley lines, located in Upper Clapton in the London Borough of Hackney, north London. It is 3 miles 78 chains (6.4 km) down the line from London Liverpool Street and is situated between Hackney Downs and St. James Street.

The station is in Travelcard Zone 2 and Zone 3.[2]


The typical off-peak weekday service consists of:

  • 4 trains per hour (tph) to London Liverpool Street;
  • 4 tph to Chingford.


London Buses routes 106, 253, 254 and 393 and night routes N253 serve the station.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Station usage estimates". Rail statistics. Office of Rail Regulation. Please note: Some methodology may vary year on year.
  2. ^ "Clapton Station Details". Retrieved 24 July 2011.

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Preceding station   Overground roundel (no text).svg National Rail logo.svg London Overground   Following station
Chingford Line
towards Chingford