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Trains to Birkbeck

Birkbeck Station is located on Elmer’s End Road in Birkbeck, London (London Zone 4). The station is served by Southern Railway and by Tramlink route two which runs from Centrale in Croydon to Beckenham tram station in Bromley. It is located adjacent to the Graces Bar and Grill and a five-minute walk away from South Norwood County Park. The station opened in 1858 as a double track branch of the West End of London and Crystal Palace Railway but closed its doors in 1915- up until 1929 where it reopened as part of the Southern Railway electrification scheme.

Station details & facilities

Birkbeck Station is located a two-minute walk away from two bus stops which can be found on Elmer’s End Road. Entrance to the station is at street level and platforms are reached by a flight of stairs. This is a one-platform station with self-service ticket machines which can also be used to top up Oyster Cards. This station also features smartcard validators however Smartcards cannot be purchased from this station.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Saturday Closed
    Sunday Closed
  • Travel card zone : Zone 4
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator :


  • CCTV :



  • Car parking spaces : 0

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available : False
  • Cycle storage spaces : 0
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV :


  • Step-free access : Part of station
  • Step-free access notes :

    No step-free access. Nearest step-free station is Beckenham Junction.

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

    London Black Cab area.

Trains to Birkbeck


Elmers End Road, Birkbeck, London, Greater London, BR3 4TA
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed