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All operations at Ford train station are managed by Southern. The station has a total number of ten trains stopping at the station per hour, five heading westbound and five heading eastbound. Ford train station sits on the West Coastway Line and offers routes to Littlehampton, Portsmouth & Southsea and Brighton. The station has two platforms the ticket office is open from Monday to Saturday, a ticket machine selling permits to travel is available when the ticket office is closed. Both platforms offer a waiting room and outside seating. There is a vending machine for hot drinks available at the station the platforms are connected via the subway.

Ford train station offers services daily to Brighton two trains arrive per hour at the station there is a mix of direct trains and services that require a change at Worthing. To get to the seaside resort of Littlehampton, there is a frequent service running from Ford train station, the journey time for this route is 4 minutes.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Ford station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:30 - 13:05
Saturday 06:30 - 13:05
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
Nearest station with more facilities

The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Ford are:

  • Littlehampton
  • Barnham
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Call Southern Customer Services on 03451 272920

Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces14
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platform 1 and 2
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Step-free access to both platforms via side gates and steep ramps. Access between platforms via level crossing. Steps from street to Ticket Office, although step-free access possible via platform 1 (to Brighton/London).

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

Please contact local taxi companies, details of which can be found at www.traintaxi.co.uk

Gaugemaster.com has adopted Ford Station as part of the Sussex Community Rail Partnership, which aims to improve the experience of passengers at stations. As part of the scheme Gaugemaster has installed an enormous model railway display for passengers waiting for their train to marvel at, as well as retro advertising posters. There is even a handy phone-charging point on the display! Gaugemaster.com maintain a large model railway store open seven days a week right next to the station - come and browse if you have a long time to wait!

Ford Station platform and model railway installation


Find out more about Ford station and the facilities below along with live train departures and arrivals, helping you to plan your next journey.

Departures and arrivals from Ford

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Ford station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Portsmouth HarbourSouthern06:512On time
to LittlehamptonSouthern07:111On time
to Bognor RegisSouthern07:362On time
to London BridgeSouthern07:431On time
to Southampton CentralSouthern07:442On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from LittlehamptonSouthern06:512On time
from Bognor RegisSouthern07:111On time
from LittlehamptonSouthern07:362On time
from Bognor RegisSouthern07:431On time
from HavantSouthern07:431On time
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