Newest Review: ... (London Underground) with the station just below the main concourse, with the Victoria, Circle & District lines all serving Victoria. ... more
Member Name: hunnybabyuk
Advantages: Large, plenty of ammenities & facilities
Victoria Station is one of the major London stations & is located in the South of the City Centre.
You can catch trains by Southern & South Eastern train companies, with South Eastern running services on the East side of the station to Medway & Kent areas and Southern have services through Sussex and the South Coast. The Gatwick Express which used to be ran by Virgin, also runs from here which is now ran by Southern, with express services to/from Gatwick Airport (which some now carrying onto/from Brighton).
The station itself is large, bright & airy with plenty of floor space & 2 main entrances. The station is very easilly accessable via the tube (London Underground) with the station just below the main concourse, with the Victoria, Circle & District lines all serving Victoria. You can also catch many London Buses to the station from across London. If your catching a coach, London's Victoria Coach Station is just round the corner from the main station, with just a 3 - 5 minute walk.
Theres a large ticket area, with fast ticket machines and a large set of ticket windows/desks to get help & assistance or buy tickets for either the same day or in advance.
Theres also plenty of food and drink facilities with all the major usual ones you see at stations having homes at Victoria including Millies Cookies, WHSmiths, Boots, Upper Crust, Burger King & Costa Coffee. You'll find cash machines in the centre area near the very large clear to read departure boards near platform 13/14. Ticket barriers are installed at all platforms to restrict access & prevent fraud & anti-social behaviour. You'll find cleanish toilets, including disabled & baby changing facilities located on the main concourse & also upstairs above platforms 17-20 where you'll find a small shopping centre which has a very good sweetie place, but be careful you don't go too mad and buy too many like I did last time I went.
Overall I think Victoria is a very good station.
Summary: Victoria Station
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