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Located to the south of the city, Chichester train station is right next to the bus station, with easy access to the by-pass and local cycle routes to help explorers reach Chichester's countryside.

Trains have been bringing visitors to this historic cathedral city in West Sussex since 1847. While Chichester station was extensively rebuilt in the 1950s, you can't go far in Chichester without coming across evidence of the city's impressive past.

The Roman baths and city walls, the cathedral, and the Tudor market cross are all within about 10 minutes' walk of the station, and there are many other fine examples of architecture. In the mainly pedestrianised centre, it's easy to stroll around the wealth of shops, eateries and cultural attractions. 

Chichester is the nearest train station for Goodwood and gives great access to the South Downs National Park and the beautiful stretch of coastline from West Wittering to Pagham.


Station details & facilities

Trains to Chichester station

Chichester train station is mainly served by Southern trains, which connect Brighton to Chichester in 55m, London to Chichester in 1h 42m and Portsmouth to Chichester in 30m. Need more information on how to get to Chichester by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Chichester.

Chichester train station departures and arrivals

Want to know when your next train from/to Chichester station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Chichester railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Chichester.

There are two ways into the station: Station Approach, off Southgate for platform 1, and Stockbridge Road for platform 2. Access between the two platforms is via the stairs and a bridge or subway and lift. Both sides of the station have pay-and-display car parks, cycle racks, taxi ranks, ticket machines and toilets. The ticket counter is on the Station Approach side. The disabled toilet is on platform 1.

Chichester train station parking

Chichester train station has two car parks on both sides of the station building. Step-free access is available throughout the whole station.

Hotels near Chichester train station

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Frequently asked questions

Is Chichester station open?

Chichester station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Chichester station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Chichester station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Chichester.

Are there toilets at Chichester station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at Chichester station.

Are dogs allowed at Chichester station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Chichester station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Chichester

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Chichester station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to BrightonSouthern04:54On time
to Southampton CentralSouthern05:07On time
to Portsmouth HarbourSouthern05:11On time
to Southampton CentralSouthern05:23On time
to BrightonSouthern05:251Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BarnhamSouthern05:06On time
from BarnhamSouthern05:10On time
from LittlehamptonSouthern05:22On time
from BarnhamSouthern05:282Scheduled
from HavantSouthern05:301Scheduled
† 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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