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New Cross is a Zone 2 station in south London, with regular main line and London Overground services taking local commuters to London Bridge and Cannon Street in a matter of minutes. Along with its near-neighbour New Cross Gate, the station appeared during the rapid growth of London’s railways in the mid-1800s. Just half a mile apart, they were both called New Cross until 1923 – to help avoid confusion today, New Cross uses letters to identify platforms, while New Cross Gate uses numbers. Historically an area of workshops and warehouses, modern New Cross has a reputation for cutting-edge music and design. Arts students from Goldsmiths college, part of the University of London, support a thriving (if rather rough-around-the-edges) cultural scene – what you see in local venues will often creep into the mainstream in a few years’ time. The campus is a few minutes’ walk west of the station on New Cross Road.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Being staffed may mean there is only staff in the ticket office, who may not alw
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 22:00
Saturday 06:00 - 22:00
Sunday 06:30 - 22:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 2
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
ShopsAvailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMAvailable
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 spaces34
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
on platform c
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Step free access is available to Platforms C and D.

No step free access is available to Platforms A and B.

The nearest alternative step free station is London Bridge or Lewisham.

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

Accessible taxis are available

The station’s ticket hall is on Amersham Vale, just off New Cross Road, and has several ticket desks and ticket machines. It leads directly onto platform C (towards Woolwich and Orpington), with platform D, a bay platform for London Overground trains to Dalston Junction, just around the corner. Access to platforms A and B (towards London Cannon Street) is via a subway with stairs – these platforms don’t have step-free access. A night entrance beside the ticket hall leads directly onto platform C.

Departures and arrivals from New Cross

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into New Cross station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Dalston JunctionLondon Overground15:12DOn time
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern15:16ALate
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern15:17AOn time
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern15:19COn time
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern15:27COn time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Hayes (Kent)Southeastern15:15ALate
from BarnehurstSoutheastern15:16AOn time
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern15:18COn time
from Dalston JunctionLondon Overground15:19DOn time
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern15:26COn time
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