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Located 33 miles downline from London Victoria, Balcombe train station serves the village of Balcombe via the Brighton Main Line. Managed by Southern, the station sees regular Thameslink services with occasional Southern trains at peak times. Weekly off-peak services typically see one train from Balcombe departing in each direction per hour. Brighton-bound trains proceed via Burgess Hill, while London Bridge-bound trains call at Gatwick Airport and East Croydon. Some peak services proceed to London Victoria or Bedford, and all Sunday services run to London Victoria instead of London Bridge.


The station features a fully staffed ticket office open from start of service to 14:30 during the weekday; the office is closed on Sundays and tickets must be purchased from the accessible ticket machines throughout the station. The station has full amenities, including a waiting area, accessible toilets, public WiFI, and shelters available on for passenger use. Platform 1 (for London trains) has step-free access, but Platform 2 (for Brighton trains) is accessed via a footbridge with steps.

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Departures and arrivals from Balcombe

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Balcombe station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to BrightonThameslink10:242Late
to BedfordThameslink10:251On time
to BrightonThameslink10:462On time
to BedfordThameslink10:551On time
to BrightonThameslink11:162On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BedfordThameslink10:242Late
from BrightonThameslink10:251On time
from BedfordThameslink10:462On time
from BrightonThameslink10:551On time
from BedfordThameslink11:162On 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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