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Trains to New Cross Gate

The first trains arrived at New Cross Gate in the 1830s, but the current station dates to 1858 and the extension of the line from London to Brighton. Today New Cross Gate is on the East London Line of the London Overground, with northbound services to Dalston Junction and Highbury & Islington, and southbound services to West Croydon and Crystal Palace. Other trains to New Cross Gate include services from London Victoria, London Bridge, Horsham and Caterham. Running east from the station towards the nearby New Cross station is New Cross Road, with its collection of pubs, bars and restaurants. South of here, and directly next door to the station, is the Goldsmith's University of London campus, whilst Fordham Park lies a little way to the north. On the opposite side of the tracks to the university is the New Cross Gate Retail Park and the Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham College.

Station details & facilities

New Cross Gate has five platforms, with London Overground trains departing from platform 1 (southbound) and platform 5 (northbound), and trains to Caterham and London Victoria from platform 2, Horsham from platform 3 and London Bridge from platform 4. All are linked to the station building, where you will find the ticket office, as well as a cafe and newsagents. Please note that as there is no step-free access at New Cross Gate, passengers should use step-free London Bridge station.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays05:55 - 20:30
    Saturday 06:10 - 20:30
    Sunday 06:55 - 21:10
  • Travel card zone : Zone 2
  • Oyster Prepay :
  • Oyster topup :
  • Oyster validator :


  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available :


  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones :
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Station Buffet notes : Coffee shop
  • Customer Service Notes :

    Call Southern Trains Customer Services 08451 272920 for issues related to Southern train services.

    Call London Overground Customer Services 0845 601 4867 for issues related to London Overground trains, station staff and facilities.

  • Customer help points :
  • Nearest station with more facilities :

    London Bridge


  • CCTV :


  • Shops available :



  • Car parking spaces : 0

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 0
  • Sheltered cycle storage :
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage location : At the station entrance


  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Step-free access to all platforms from concourse. One step from street to Ticket Office only.

  • Ramps for train access : False
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter :
  • Accessible taxis : unknown
  • Accessible taxis notes :


Trains to New Cross Gate


New Cross Road, New Cross, SE14 6AR
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:55 - 20:30
Saturday 06:10 - 20:30
Sunday 06:55 - 21:10

Useful links when visiting New Cross Gate by train