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Brixton station sits above street level and the series of bridges and viaducts and the arches beneath it help give the area its distinctive character. Trains to Brixton first called at the station in the 1860s, transforming the south London neighbourhood. Today, it is on the Chatham Main Line with trains to Brixton travelling between London Victoria and Orpington. Brixton station is about 100m from the London Underground station on the Victoria line. Since the arrival of the railway in the 19th century, Brixton Market has been a focal point for trading in the area, and a network of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants have grown around it. On their way to the shopping mecca that is Brixton, attentive visitors will spot three static travellers, statutes that have stood watch since 1986, on the two platforms. More culture in the form of famous Brixton Academy is a short walk north of the station.

Station details & facilities

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
Weekdays06:40 - 20:00
Saturday 08:10 - 14:50
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 2
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
Not suitable for wheelchair access. Nearest Alternative Stations are Orpington or Beckenham Junction.
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

The raised platforms at Brixton station are accessed via stairs from the street. The entrance on Brixton Station Road leads to the ticket office and platform 1 for trains to London Victoria. The entrance on Electric Lane leads to platform 2 for trains to Orpington. The two entrances are linked via a subway beneath the tracks. The main bus stops serving the station are a short walk along Atlantic Road to Brixton Road, just past the London Underground station.

Departures and arrivals from Brixton

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Brixton station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London VictoriaSoutheastern05:11Scheduled
to London VictoriaSoutheastern05:261Scheduled
to OrpingtonSoutheastern05:352Scheduled
to Bromley SouthSoutheastern05:50Scheduled
to London VictoriaSoutheastern05:561Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SwanleySoutheastern05:10Scheduled
from OrpingtonSoutheastern05:251Scheduled
from London VictoriaSoutheastern05:352Scheduled
from London VictoriaSoutheastern05:50Scheduled
from OrpingtonSoutheastern05:551Scheduled
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in the UK. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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