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Built in 1884, Charing train station offers Southeastern train services. It plays a key part in connecting Charing residents to city centres via its daily services, which run directly to London Victoria and Ashford International. There is at least one service heading towards each of these destinations every hour. Direct trains from Charing to Ashford take just 12 minutes, and trains from Charing to London Victoria take an hour and 20 minutes.


The station is located right near the high street of Charing, and is close to all the local amenities such as the post office and the library. The beautiful St Peter & St Paul Church is also within walking distance, located close by in the quiet little village of Charing. Station facilities include ticket office staff during peak times and self service ticket machines. Step free access is currently limited to platform 2 only, and there are toilets, pay phones, and a customer help point available.

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
Weekdays07:15 - 11:40
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Nearest station with more facilities

The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Charing are:

  • Lenham
  • Ashford International
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorMeteor Parking Ltd
Car parking spaces35
Carpark charges
Six Monthly£217.00
Three Monthly£108.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes
next to side gate on down side (station building)
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
Platform 2 only. Ticket Office is step free
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

Find station details and facilities information for Charing (Kent). Also find live train departures and arrivals for Charing (Kent) station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Departures and arrivals from Charing

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Charing station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Ashford InternationalSoutheastern22:21On time
to Ashford InternationalSoutheastern23:21On time
to Ashford InternationalSoutheastern00:21On time
to London VictoriaSoutheastern05:36On time
to London VictoriaSoutheastern06:34Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London VictoriaSoutheastern22:20On time
from London VictoriaSoutheastern23:20On time
from London VictoriaSoutheastern00:20On time
from London VictoriaSoutheastern01:21On time
from London VictoriaSoutheastern01:48On time
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