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Mottingham station is between the suburban villages of Mottingham and Eltham in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, south-east London. The station was first opened in 1866 and today's station retains some of the original structures, with additions from refurbishments in 1957 and 1988. Arriving in leafy Mottingham, trains pull past the 1930's art deco Eltham Palace estate with its medieval hall, ornamental gardens and play areas, and the Royal Blackheath Golf Club. The idyllic bird sanctuary and nature reserve, The Tarn is also just to the north of the station. It's hard to believe, perhaps, that the station's regular services for London Cannon Street via Lewisham from platform 1 and Gravesend from platform 2 take little more than 25 minutes. Mottingham station is set back from Court Road, which leads to both Eltham high street to the north and Mottingham high street to the south, both heaving with an eclectic mix of bars, shops and restaurants.

Station details & facilities

Mottingham station is accessible from both sides, with a bridge linking the station's two platforms. The ticket hall, which contains several staffed ticket counters and information screens, is adjacent to platform 1 and its bench seating, customer help point and a small newsagent. An entrance that leads straight to platform 1 has a ticket machine and phone boxes, and further bench seating, customer help points and secure bike storage are on platform 2.

Departures and arrivals from Mottingham

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Mottingham station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern07:541On time
to DartfordSoutheastern08:052On time
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern08:091On time
to GravesendSoutheastern08:172On time
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern08:191On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from DartfordSoutheastern07:541On time
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern08:052On time
from GravesendSoutheastern08:081On time
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern08:172On time
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern08:191On time
† 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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