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Ebbsfleet International station opened in November 2007 with high-speed Javelin trains operated by South Eastern utilising the High-Speed 1 line to London St.Pancras and Stratford International, in total the journey into London takes just 17 minutes. 

Westbound services to London tend to leave from platforms 2, 3, 5 or 6. For trains heading towards Ashford, Canterbury, Dover Priory and Margate head towards platform 2 and 3. Chatham, Maidstone and Faversham services typically depart from platform 5 or 6. 

For International travellers looking to board a Eurostar service, you'll need to head toward platforms 1 and 4. To access these stations you will need to clear International security first and it is advisable to arrive at least 30 minutes before your train is due to depart. 

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: The times above are Eurostar ticket office hours Southeastern ticket office hours are: Monday - Friday 06:40 - 20:15 Saturday 09:00 - 19:30 Sunday 09:15 - 18:15
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:00 - 16:30
Saturday 07:00 - 16:30
Sunday 07:15 - 16:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number08448 22 44 11
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeAvailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Parks - A, B and C Station Car Park - D Station Car Park - Premium
Carpark operatorCP Plus CP Plus
Car parking spaces5145
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£361.50
Three Monthly£459.50
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces44
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
On the approach to the station from the main car parks
Step-free accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

There are a range of facilities at Ebbsfleet station including a car rental service, currency exchange, toilets, baby change and M&S Food. For UK train travel there is a ticket office on the main concourse and self-service ticket machines. Eurostar also have a ticket office and ticket machines available in a dedicated e-ticket area. Once international travellers have cleared security you will also find a WH Smith and Cafe Nero in the departure lounge. 

Ebbsfleet is also well placed and in close proximity to the M25, M2 and M20. For anyone driving to Ebbsfleet International Station there is secure parking for 5,000 vehicles. 

Departures and arrivals from Ebbsfleet International

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Ebbsfleet International station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern16:022On time
to FavershamSoutheastern16:136On time
to London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern16:175On time
to MargateSoutheastern16:283On time
to London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern16:352On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from MargateSoutheastern16:022On time
from London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern16:126On time
from FavershamSoutheastern16:165On time
from London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern16:283On time
from Dover PriorySoutheastern16:352On 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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