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The sandy-coloured brick buildings that welcome passengers travelling to and from Erith station are extremely well-preserved - which is impressive, s they date back to its opening in 1849, a time when the town on the Thames had a short-lived period as a riverside resort. Today it is predominantly a suburban neighbourhood, with commuters making use of regular services to London Cannon Street via Greenwich or Sidcup. Other services from the station include trains to Slade Green and Dartford. From the station it is a short walk along Bronze Age Way to the Erith roundabout and the town centre - most local shops and restaurants are located between the railway and the River Thames. The promenade and the Riverside Gardens are popular with visitors and locals alike, and Erith is the also starting point for the London Outer Orbital Path, a 150-mile waymarked trail known as the 'M25 for walkers'.

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
Weekdays06:05 - 19:25
Saturday 06:10 - 19:25
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 6
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Café Coffee kiosk
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
front of station
Cycle storage notes<p>You may leave your cycle in the rack provided at the front of the station, however you do so at your own risk.</p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Step free to Platform 2 only. Ticket Office step free, no car park.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

The station buildings contain a ticket counter, coffee shop and taxi office, and lead on to platform 2 for trains to Slade Green and Dartford. Trains to London depart from platform 1, which can be reached via a footbridge - there is no step-free access to this platform. The ticket office is staffed six days a week, with machines for when the counter is closed. The closest bus stops to the station are a short walk away on Bexley Road.

Departures and arrivals from Erith

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Erith station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern11:12On time
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern11:12On time
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern11:18On time
to DartfordSoutheastern11:25On time
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern11:32On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern11:12On time
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern11:12On time
from DartfordSoutheastern11:18On time
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern11:25On time
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern11:32On time

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