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Trains to Birchington-on-sea

Situated on the Chatham Main Line roughly 70 miles from London Victoria, Birchington-on-Sea serves its eponymous village with regular Southeastern trains to all destinations. Located just on the High Street, Birchington-on-Sea Station is a short walk to buses that continue to Minnis Bay and Margate. Four trains from Birchington-on-Sea operate each hour; two high-speed trains to London St Pancras via Chatham and Ebbsfleet International or Ramsgate, Deal, Dover Priory, and Ashford International, one train to London Victoria via Chatham and Bromley South on the Main Line, and one train to Ramsgate via Margate along the Main Line.  

Station facilities are extensive, and include a carpark, bicycle stands, a staffed ticket office, self-service ticket machines, payphones, toilets, waiting rooms, seating, and step-free access throughout the station.  Toilets are available by the ticket office on platform 1. Step-free access for platform 1 (London Victoria) is via the side entrance; platform 2’s step-free entrance is via the road entrance.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Birchington-on-sea station.

Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Birchington-on-sea. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Birchington-on-sea station, helping you to plan your next journey.

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
    Weekdays05:45 - 12:25
    Saturday 06:45 - 13:25
    Sunday Closed
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False

Luggage

  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available :

Facilities

  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones :
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Customer help points :
  • Nearest station with more facilities :

    The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Birchington-on-sea are:

    • Westgate-on-Sea

CCTV

  • CCTV :

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 : 28
  • Car parking charges :
    Annual£530.00
    Daily£3.30
    Monthly£48.90
    Off-peak£2.70
    Six Monthly£294.00
    Three Monthly£147.00
    Weekly£14.40

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 10
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage notes :

    You may leave your cycle in the rack provided on Platform 1, however you do so at your own risk.

Accessibility

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

    Platform 1 via side entrance, Platform 2 via road entrance. Interchange between platforms via road, ticket office is step free.

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

    Accessible taxis are not available

Trains to Birchington-on-sea

Address

Station Approach, BIRCHINGTON, Kent, CT7 9RD
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
Weekdays05:45 - 12:25
Saturday 06:45 - 13:25
Sunday Closed

Birchington-on-sea Live Departures

Latest

Disruption at London Victoria due to a failure of the electricity supply at this station. More information can be found in Latest Travel News.

18:21

Birchington-on-sea

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

18:32

Birchington-on-sea

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

18:48

Birchington-on-sea

Southeastern

Plat. 1

Station Due 18:51

18:49

Birchington-on-sea

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

18:54

Birchington-on-sea

Southeastern

Plat. 2

Station Due 18:56

19:06

Birchington-on-sea

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

19:21

Birchington-on-sea

Southeastern

Plat. 2

Station Due 19:47

19:27

Birchington-on-sea

Southeastern

Plat. 2

Station Due 19:37

19:32

Birchington-on-sea

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

19:35

Birchington-on-sea

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

18:21

Ramsgate

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

18:33

London St Pancras (Intl)

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

18:48

Faversham

Southeastern

Plat. 1

Station Leaving 18:51

18:49

Margate

Southeastern

Plat. 2

Station Leaving 18:51

18:55

Ramsgate

Southeastern

Plat. 2

Station Leaving 18:57

19:06

London Victoria

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

19:21

Ramsgate

Southeastern

Plat. 2

Station Leaving 19:47

19:28

Broadstairs

Southeastern

Plat. 2

Station Leaving 19:38

19:33

Broadstairs

Southeastern

Plat. 2

On time

19:35

London St Pancras (Intl)

Southeastern

Plat. 1

On time

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