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Catford railway station is the smaller of two stations serving the London suburb of Catford - the other being Catford Bridge - in London Travelcard Zone 3. The station is a popular commuter hub, running regular services to West Hampstead, Blackfriars, St Pancras International and Sevenoaks. The introduction of the railway to Catford kick-started a long period of industrialisation for the area, encouraging the building of houses for middle-class workers needing easy access to central London. In the modern day, the area is still very popular with commuters, and if planned works to extend the Bakerloo line to the station in 2020 go ahead, the area around the station could see yet more growth. The town itself is also set for a major regeneration, with plans in place to revitalise the main high street, improve the town market, and host regular social events throughout the borough. For now, Catford Broadway and Catford Market make up the town's cultural centre, offering a wide array of pubs, shops and restaurants.

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 - 20:25
Saturday 07:40 - 14:20
Sunday 08:10 - 15:40
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Travel card zoneZone 3
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

 Please phone the Helpline on 0800 058 2844 to ensure arrangements are in place. 


Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

No step free access to platforms

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

The station is entered via a small concourse on the corner of Adenmore Road, which houses a manned ticket counter, as well as an automated ticket machine. The station is made up of two small platforms linked by a bridge - each containing bench seating, a customer information point and a passenger shelter. Trains to Bedford, Luton, West Hampstead and Kentish Town leave the station from platform 1, while the regular service to Sevenoaks via Swanley runs from platform 2.

Departures and arrivals from Catford

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Catford station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London BlackfriarsThameslink16:35On time
to SevenoaksThameslink16:40On time
to London BlackfriarsThameslink17:05On time
to SevenoaksThameslink17:10On time
to London BlackfriarsThameslink17:35On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SevenoaksThameslink16:35On time
from London BlackfriarsThameslink16:39On time
from SevenoaksThameslink17:05On time
from London BlackfriarsThameslink17:09On time
from SevenoaksThameslink17:35On time
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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