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Alton station is the terminus of the Alton line, connecting to Brookwood and beyond to London Waterloo. There is usually a service to London Waterloo every half an hour (fewer trains on Sundays) and the journey takes about 1 hour 15 minutes. The town centre is under 10 minutes' walk from the station, and about 20 minutes away by bus, or 10 minutes in the car, is the Jane Austen House Museum in Chawton. Alton sits at the northern edge of the South Downs National Park, with its beautiful natural landscapes and long-distance walking routes. Trains first came to Alton in East Hampshire in 1852, with the station moving to its current location in 1865. While you're at the station, you may notice some steam coming from platform 3. That's because the heritage Watercress Line runs from here to Alresford using locomotives mainly dating from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Station details & facilities

Alton station has two platforms. Services to London Waterloo depart from both platforms as it is the terminus of the line. There is level access to the ticket office and both platforms are accessible by lift. On platform 1 there is a newsagent, male toilets and cycle storage. Female toilets and a waiting room are inside the main building. Outside is a pay-and-display car park, taxi rank, drop-off point and bus stop.

Departures and arrivals from Alton

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Alton station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway13:441On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway14:152On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway14:441On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway15:15On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway15:44On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway14:091On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway14:372On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway15:09On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway15:37On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway16:09On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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