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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

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
Weekdays06:10 - 19:30
Saturday 06:40 - 20:00
Sunday 08:10 - 15:40
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 4
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
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorMeteor Parking Ltd
Car parking spaces171
Carpark charges
Six Monthly£539.00
Three Monthly£270.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces30
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
outside station, Platform 1
Cycle storage notesKept locked with combination padlock. Users know the code.
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes
Step free access to all platforms. Ticket Office and Car Park are step free.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

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 CrossSoutheastern22:121Late
to DartfordSoutheastern22:162On time
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern22:231On time
to GravesendSoutheastern22:312On time
to DartfordSoutheastern22:462On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern22:152On time
from GravesendSoutheastern22:231On time
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern22:302On time
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern22:452On time
from GravesendSoutheastern22:531On time
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