RailwayData | Cheshunt Station

Station Usage

In 2022/2023, Cheshunt had 2,125,726 entries and exits, making it the 223rd most used, out of 2,575 stations in Great Britain.
It ranked 117th busiest (out of 997), with 2,015 scheduled services per week.
That's a daily average of 5823.91 passengers* starting or ending their journey here and 20.29 passengers per service*, giving it the 478th (out of 1,659) passenger to service ratio.
* This increases to a daily average of 6458.39 passengers passing through the station and 24.71 passengers per service when interchanges are included.
Service sample data based on scheduled services during the first week of the May 22 timetable.

Usage stats in detail

Standard price entries & exits: 782,896
Reduced price entries & exits: 1,193,460
Season ticket entries & exits: 149,370
Total entries & exits: 2,125,726
Interchanges made between connecting services: 231,588
Change in usage from 21/22: +416,960 : 24.40%
A detailed breakdown of passenger journeys between individual stations can be found in our origin/destination matrix pages.

Platform Lengths

1 (Up)245890
2 (Down)258938
3 (Bay)169614
*VF = Vicki Feet: the unit of measurement for platform lengths, as used in the excellent All The Stations. Conversion rate: YouTube video
Data derived from Network Rail timetable planning rules 2025 (Jan 2024)

Service Patterns

Current Timetables

245Hertford East - Broxbourne - Stratford & LondonMay24
246Cambridge - Stansted - Bishops Stortford - Stratford & LondonMay24
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Usage History

Change between 1997 & 2023: +1,172,845 (+123.08%)

Reasons for change:
2012-13 Rail link for Lea Valley White Water Centre, Olympic venue. Also, ticket barriers recently installed and Oyster extension put in place.

Location Details

Location: Cheshunt
Station Facility Owner: Greater Anglia
OS Grid Ref: 536655 202258
Constituency: Broxbourne
Local Authority: Hertfordshire
NR Region: East of England
ELR: BGK 14m 01ch
This station is part of the London Travelcard Area


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Origin/Destination Matrix

Top 5 jouneys from Cheshunt during 2022/2023:
•London Liverpool Street (313,240 journeys)
•Tottenham Hale (270,768 journeys)
•Stratford (London) (70,877 journeys)
•Seven Sisters (32,166 journeys)
•White Hart Lane (23,407 journeys)
Full reports can be created on our dedicataed ODM Pages.

Neighbouring Stations

Below are Cheshunt's neighbouring stations, and the distance to them in miles. Click on a station to view details for that location.
Theobalds Grove0.91
Waltham Cross1.23