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Situated on the South Eastern Main Line between Tonbridge and Ashford International, Pluckley train station serves the village of Pluckley in Kent. Southeastern operates the train services from this station, with two trains per hour towards London Charing Cross and two trains per hour towards Ashford International. The fastest journey time from this station to London Charing Cross is 1 hour 17 minutes.  

Originally opened in 1842, Pluckley train station actually lies a mile south of the village of Pluckley. The village is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 and was the location of the television series, The Darling Buds of May. Pluckley train station has a staffed ticket office which is open in the mornings on Monday to Friday. There is a unisex toilet in the ticket hall. The station has two staggered platforms with step free access to platform 2. Platform 1 is only accessible via stairs and a footbridge.

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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 - 10:40
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Nearest station with more facilities
The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Pluckley are:
  • Ashford International
  • Headcorn
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 spaces50
Carpark charges
Six Monthly£390.00
Three Monthly£195.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
Down platform only, Up is via footbridge. Ticket Office is step free, car park is not step free.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

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Departures and arrivals from Pluckley

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Pluckley station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern05:081On time
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern05:381On time
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern06:081On time
to London Charing CrossSoutheastern06:371On time
to RamsgateSoutheastern06:50On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Dover PriorySoutheastern05:081On time
from Ashford InternationalSoutheastern05:381On time
from RamsgateSoutheastern06:081On time
from RamsgateSoutheastern06:361On time
from TonbridgeSoutheastern06:50On time
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