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Once a small village in Hampshire, Cosham is now a suburb of the much larger Portsmouth. The local station was opened in 1848 by the London and South Western Railway, and today it's a stop on the West Coastway Line from Brighton and Southampton, with journeys to Southampton taking around fifty minutes, and journeys to Brighton an hour and twenty. Additional services run to Havant and London Waterloo, with the journey time to the capital taking around two hours. Cosham High Street, just to the north of the station, is packed with big-name shops and independent businesses, restaurants and cafes. For green space, head in the opposite direction to Cosham Park, a pleasant park with tennis courts and a small play area. Even further south you'll find Hillsea Lido, a 1930s outdoor swimming pool that made an appearance in the classic rock opera Tommy.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:10 - 19:45
Saturday 07:00 - 17:00
Sunday 09:10 - 16:00
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
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces34
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£198.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces12
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

There is level access to both platforms at Cosham.

Interchange is via level crossing at the Fareham end of the platforms.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Cosham station is located in a residential area and accessible on both sides via Cosham High Street. The station's main entrance is within the car park, has a small ticket kiosk and ticket machine. Doors lead from the concourse to platform 2, where you'll find male and female toilets, bench seating and a customer help point. Stairs across to platform 1, which has a passenger shelter, additional ticket machines and a bike rack.

Departures and arrivals from Cosham

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Cosham station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to FrattonSouth Western Railway18:29On time
to Southampton CentralSouthern18:301On time
to Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway18:401On time
to Portsmouth HarbourGreat Western Railway18:432Late
to Southampton CentralSouthern18:471On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Southampton CentralSouth Western Railway18:28On time
from London VictoriaSouthern18:291On time
from Portsmouth HarbourGreat Western Railway18:401On time
from Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway18:422Late
from BrightonSouthern18:461On time
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