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It's easy to reach Saint James's Palace by rail. Hop on a train to Charing Cross, which is served by Southeastern services from Ashford, Hastings and Gravesend. From Charing Cross, it's just a 13-minute walk to Saint James's Palace. Simply exit the station, head west down The Strand and head straight across the roundabout at Trafalgar Square on to The Mall. Turn right on to Marlborough Road and St James's Palace will be on your left-hand side.

A visit to Saint James's Palace will transport you back in time - it's a great way to spend a day with the family. Wander into the grounds or simply admire the imposing walls from afar.

For more information about opening times, visit St James's Palace’s website.

Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays04:30 - 01:05
Saturday 04:30 - 01:05
Sunday 04:30 - 01:05
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 1
Left LuggageAvailable
Left Luggage phone number020 7930 5444
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.left-baggage.co.uk/locations.php
ShopsAvailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
Toilets notesLocated on the central passage in the main concourse.
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces20
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Within car park and station forecourt
Cycle storage notes10 bike bars which can accommodate two bikes each
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Yes, the station is all on one level and all platforms are reachable by disabled passengers.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes
Accessible taxis are located outside the front of the station

 

Departures and arrivals from London Charing Cross

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to RamsgateSoutheastern23:104On time
to DartfordSoutheastern23:121On time
to GravesendSoutheastern23:202On time
to DartfordSoutheastern23:245On time
to Tunbridge WellsSoutheastern23:306On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Hayes (Kent)Southeastern23:105On time
from DartfordSoutheastern23:133On time
from Tunbridge WellsSoutheastern23:186On time
from RamsgateSoutheastern23:224On time
from GravesendSoutheastern23:231On time
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