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East Grinstead is an historic market town in West Sussex, close to the picturesque landscapes of the High Weald and Ashdown Forest, known as the setting for A. A. Milne's Winne-the-Pooh stories. About 15 minutes' walk or a short bus ride from the station, the town centre is home to an impressive array of historic buildings, including many medieval half-timbered buildings on the High Street as well as examples of Georgian and Regency architecture. Steam locomotives run on the Bluebell Railway heritage line between East Grinstead and Lewes. Trains first came to East Grinstead in 1855. The current station, the fourth and only remaining, was built in 2012 as part of a £2.1m redevelopment. It is the terminus of this branch of the Oxted line, with direct trains into London Victoria and routes into other major London stations via East Croydon. Average journey times to and from Victoria are around 55 minutes.

Station details & facilities

There are two platforms at East Grinstead station. As a terminus, the station has trains from both platforms heading towards London. Most trains arrive and depart from platform 2, which has direct step-free access. Check the station website for details of services that use platform 1. Outside the main entrance there is a pay-and-display car park, drop-off point, taxi rank and cycle racks. Inside the ticket hall is a cafè and accessible toilets. Access between the platforms is via stairs and footbridge.

Departures and arrivals from East Grinstead

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into East Grinstead station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London VictoriaSouthern23:061On time
to London VictoriaSouthern05:362Scheduled
to London VictoriaSouthern06:042Scheduled
to London VictoriaSouthern06:361Scheduled
to BedfordThameslink06:442Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London VictoriaSouthern22:502On time
from London VictoriaSouthern23:201On time
from London VictoriaSouthern23:502On time
from London VictoriaSouthern00:252On time
from London VictoriaSouthern06:201Scheduled
† 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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