Guide 2020: Luggage storage in Waterloo Station
Discovering London is definitely an enriching experience and there are many options to store your bags, suitcases or sports gear in and around Waterloo train Station. Here are the main solutions to free yourself and go enjoying the wonders of London without having to carry around your baggage.
Best place to store your luggage in Waterloo Station
The best luggage storage shop for this location is Balance.
- located just 214 meters away from the station
- £1/hour + £2 handling fee and never more than £8/day
- Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, 8 a.m-5 p.m.
- luggage insured against damage, loss, and theft
To reserve your place at Waterloo Station’s Balance, click here.
Top pick for storing luggage at Waterloo station is LuggageHero
Looking for train station lockers? LuggageHero has a store 150 meters from the station. Besides the location, they have a favourable payment arrangement where customers pay an hourly rate and therefore do not have to pay for an entire day.
Interactive luggage storage price map
Down Below you can find an interactive map that allows you to locate the bag storage options around Waterloo Station and help you make your choice. Get details, prices, luggage insurances information and links to additional information by clicking on the pin representing the location of your choice.
Browse, explore and choose the luggage storage solution the most convenient for your needs!
Types of luggage storage around Waterloo Train Station
As shown in the interactive map above, there are different types of luggage storage solutions available around Waterloo train Station. Three companies propose this kind of service. Below you will find a description of their characteristics.
“Airbnb luggage storage” with LuggageHero.
LuggageHero allows travelers to drop their luggage, suitcases, bags or sports gear in a certified restaurant hotel bar or local shop. Travelers only have to pay for the exact time that their bags or suitcases are stored and they all are fully insured and sealed with a LuggageHero tag. This company provides great flexibility to their customers as they charge them only in the checkout phase of the transaction. This means that customers are able to book a storage location and cancel at the last minute if they end up changing plans.
This allows a more adaptive solution to luggage storage by enabling travelers to improvise their day. The opening hours fluctuate according to the local shop in which you store your suitcases.
Self-storage with Big Yellow Self Storage
Big Yellow Self Storage provides storage units with sizes that vary from 10 square meters up until 400 square meters. This service is convenient for a large amount of luggage or sports gear and for mid-term to long-term luggage storage. This company monitors your belongings through CCTV and you have access to your storage unit anytime during the opening hours.
Storage offices with Excess Baggage Storage
Excess Baggage Storage provides left luggage solutions in most of the stations and airports of London. Their customers book online a baggage storage space in one of their offices or drop and pay their luggage in store. Most of their locations are open from 7 am until 11 pm. For businesses, commercial storage is available under some conditions.
Waterloo Station particularities
Waterloo Station is the busiest railway station of all Great Britain, before Victoria Station, Liverpool Street Station and Euston Station. It is also the largest station in terms of size and number of platforms. Moreover, combined with the underground station and the Waterloo East station, it is the largest railway and underground complex in the whole Europe. Waterloo Station is on the Bakerloo Line, the Jubilee Line and the Northern Line which means that it is very well communicated with all parts of London.
It is located near great tourist attractions such as the London Eye, County Hall and South Bank. Waterloo is also famous for its four-faced massive clock displayed in the main hall, a famous meeting point.
Facilities in Waterloo Station
- The tickets office and ticket machines are available in the station and are open 24/7. It is also possible to buy tickets in advance in the offices. All and all, there are more than 130 ticket machines in the Station.
- Men and women toilets are available for a 30p fee.
- Baby changing facilities are available on platform 19, free of charge.
- ATM’s and a bureau de change are present inside the station
- A large variety of restaurants, snack places and coffee shops are present in Waterloo Station and function almost 24/7.
- Passengers can also find shops such as Foyles, WHSmith, Joules and Hotel Chocolat.