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In the heart of the London Borough of Lewisham and under thirty minutes to the centre of London, it is no surprise Hither Green is a busy commuter station. Over three million passenger journeys start or end on one of the 300 trains each weekday that head mainly to or from Charing Cross and London Bridge, Victoria and Gatwick Airport. What might be more surprising, though, is the peaceful, safe village feel lauded by residents and visitors alike. With its friendly community spirit, east of Hither Green station is Staplehurst Road's pretty parade of shops in well-kept Edwardian buildings. A seven-minute stroll along the tree-lined streets takes you to award-winning Manor House Gardens, a lively park, which could make you forget you're in a London suburb with its lake, walled flower garden, playground and weekly farmers market. West of the station, a ten-minute walk ends at Mountsfield Park, the largest of Hither Green's three parks.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:10 - 20:00
Saturday 06:10 - 19:30
Sunday 08:10 - 19:40
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 3
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Cold drinks vending machine
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces50
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platform 5 & Fernrook Rd approach
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
Platforms 4 and 5 only are step free. Ticket Office is step free, no car park.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

Hither Green's sprawling station is set across six platforms linked by a bridge and a subway, which run the width of the station. The ticket hall, with a staffed ticket desk, ticket machine, waiting area and newsagent, is up a steep ramp accessed from the centre of subway. There is ample bench seating, as well as shelters, waiting rooms and toilet facilities, and, for longer waits, a small cafe in the centre of platform 5.

Departures and arrivals from Hither Green

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Hither Green station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern07:356Late
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern07:363On time
to SevenoaksSoutheastern07:374Late
to GravesendSoutheastern07:386Late
to OrpingtonSoutheastern07:394On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SevenoaksSoutheastern07:353On time
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern07:364Late
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern07:366On time
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern07:394On time
from CrayfordSoutheastern07:405On time
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