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New Eltham station serves the suburb of the same name, in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, southeast London, within Travelcard Zone 4. The station opened in the spring of 1878 and was originally known as Pope Street up until 1886. Today, the station acts as the areas' main transport hub and is served by several busy bus routes. Trains leave the station for London Cannon Street and Charring Cross from platform 1, with trains to the latter taking approximately half an hour. From platform 2 there are trains heading east and north, to Gravesend and Woolwich Arsenal respectively. The area around the station, particularly Footscray Road and Avery Hill Road, is home to a wide selection of restaurants, cafes and small shops - if you're looking for larger chain stores, head to Eltham High Street, about one-and-a-half miles north, and Sidcup High Street, about two miles southeast.

Station details & facilities

New Eltham station's main entrance is on Station Approach, and has several ticket desks, plus ticket machines outside the station building. The concourse leads onto platform 1 (towards London), and there's a side gate for when the ticket hall is closed. A footbridge with lifts leads to platform 2 (towards Woolwich and Gravesend). There's also a direct entrance to platform 2 from Footscray Road, but this has stairs, so avoid it if you require step-free access.

Departures and arrivals from New Eltham

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into New Eltham station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern18:01On time
to DartfordSoutheastern18:12Late
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern18:13Late
to Gillingham (Kent)Southeastern18:182On time
to GravesendSoutheastern18:192Late
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern18:00On time
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern18:11Late
from GravesendSoutheastern18:12Late
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern18:172On time
from London Charing CrossSoutheastern18:182Late
† 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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