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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.

Departures and arrivals from Birkbeck

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Birkbeck station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London BridgeSouthern14:461Scheduled
to Beckenham JunctionSouthern14:531Scheduled
to London BridgeSouthern15:161Scheduled
to Beckenham JunctionSouthern15:231Scheduled
to London BridgeSouthern15:46Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Beckenham JunctionSouthern14:461Scheduled
from London BridgeSouthern14:531Scheduled
from Beckenham JunctionSouthern15:161Scheduled
from London BridgeSouthern15:231Scheduled
from Beckenham JunctionSouthern15:46Scheduled
† 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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