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Trains to Bearsted

The Victorian station buildings at Bearsted, with their sandy-coloured brickwork and small platform awnings, opened with the arrival of the London, Chatham and Dover Railway in 1884. At that time Bearsted was a small village, and although it has grown much over the past century, travellers still arrive within a short walk of the traditional village green. It's a pleasant scene, surrounded by a couple of historic pubs and a number of listed buildings, some of which date back to the 15th and 16th centuries. Today, trains to Bearsted travel between London Victoria - via Maidstone East - and Ashford International, with some services continuing on to Canterbury West. There are also peak hour services across London to Bedford, via Farringdon and St Pancras International. Present-day Bearsted is often seen as part of Maidstone, although it remains separated from its larger neighbour thanks to the green expanse of Mote Park, to the west of the village.

Station details & facilities

There are entrances onto both platforms at Bearsted station, with the car park, ticket office, cafe, waiting room and toilets on the side closest to the village, off Ware Street. The station buildings lead out onto platform 1 (towards London), and a footbridge leads over to platform 2 (towards Ashford International and Canterbury West), with lifts for step-free access. There's also a direct entrance to platform 2, up a path and a set of stairs off Thurnham Lane.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours : Being staffed may mean there is only staff in the ticket office, who may not always be available to assist - booking is recommended
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays06:10 - 19:30
    Saturday 07:10 - 13:50
    Sunday 07:40 - 15:10
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False

Luggage

  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available :

Facilities

  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones : False
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Station Buffet notes : Coffee kiosk
  • Customer help points :
  • Nearest station with more facilities :

    The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Bearsted are:

    • Maidstone East
    • Maidstone West

CCTV

  • CCTV :

Shops

  • Shops available : False

Toilets

  • Toilets available :
  • Showers : False
  • Baby change : False

WiFi

Parking

  • Carpark opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
    Saturday Open 24 hours
    Sunday Open 24 hours
  • Carpark name : Station Car Park
  • Carpark operator : Meteor Parking Ltd
  • Car parking spaces : 49
  • Car parking charges :
    Annual£880.00
    Daily£5.20
    Monthly£85.30
    Off-peak£4.60
    Six Monthly£487.00
    Three Monthly£243.00
    Weekly£23.20

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 14
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage location : Car park
  • Cycle storage notes :

    Secure cycle storage is available at the front of the station. Please ask staff for details.

Accessibility

  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Platform 1 Accessible.

    Lift access to platform 2.

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter :
  • Accessible taxis : unknown
  • Accessible taxis notes :

    Accessible taxis are not available

Trains to Bearsted

Address

Ware Street, MAIDSTONE, Kent, ME14 4PH
Ticket Office Hours
Being staffed may mean there is only staff in the ticket office, who may not always be available to assist - booking is recommended
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:10 - 19:30
Saturday 07:10 - 13:50
Sunday 07:40 - 15:10
12:01

Bearsted

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

12:02

Bearsted

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

12:24

Bearsted

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

12:27

Bearsted

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

13:01

Bearsted

Southeastern

On time

13:02

Bearsted

Southeastern

On time

13:24

Bearsted

Southeastern

On time

13:27

Bearsted

Southeastern

On time

12:02

Ashford International

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

12:03

London Victoria

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

12:25

Canterbury West

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

12:28

London Victoria

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

13:02

Ashford International

Southeastern

On time

13:03

London Victoria

Southeastern

On time

13:25

Canterbury West

Southeastern

On time

13:28

London Victoria

Southeastern

On time