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Penshurst train station is located in Chiddingstone Causeway, two miles outside the village which shares its name and near the northern edge of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It was opened in 1842 and sits very close to the site of the former Penshurst Airfield, which opened in 1916 and closed permanently in 1946. Trains from Penshurst are operated by Southern and run on the Redhill to Tonbridge Line. The usual weekday service is one train an hour in each direction; direct services to Tonbridge take just 8 minutes and the fastest journey time to Redhill is 24 minutes.  

Penshurst train station has two platforms with a footbridge over the line. There is separate step-free access to each side from the surrounding roads. The platforms are basic, with seats and shelters and a ticket machine for the collection of purchase of tickets. The original station buildings have been destroyed.   

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

This station is not staffed

Customer Service notes

Please call Customer services on 03451 27 29 20

Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Station is step free to both platforms

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Please contact local taxi companies, details of which can be found at www.traintaxi.co.uk

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Departures and arrivals from Penshurst

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Penshurst station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to RedhillSouthern23:441On time
to TonbridgeSouthern00:502On time
to RedhillSouthern04:481On time
to RedhillSouthern05:361On time
to TonbridgeSouthern05:462On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from TonbridgeSouthern23:441On time
from RedhillSouthern00:502On time
from TonbridgeSouthern04:481On time
from TonbridgeSouthern05:361On time
from RedhillSouthern05:462On time
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