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Situated on the Brighton Main Line, 49 miles south of London Victoria, Preston Park train station serves the village of Preston and the northern suburbs of Brighton. A spur line from this station through a tunnel allows services to continue to Hove and on to Littlehampton using the West Sussex Coast Line. Train services at this station are provided by Southern and Thameslink at a frequency of three per hour. Southern operates trains between London Victoria and Littlehampton, and Thameslink provides trains between Bedford via London Blackfriars and Brighton. The fastest journey time from this station to London Victoria is 1 hour and 2 minutes.

Preston Park itself is one of Brighton’s largest parks and hosts the annual Gay Pride Festival at the end of the parade and the start line of the Brighton Marathon. Preston Park train station consists of 3 platforms linked by a subway with steps leading to each platform. There is no step-free access to the platforms at this station. A staffed ticket office is located in the centre of platform 1 and 2. Connections to local bus services can be found on Preston Road.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 19:10
Saturday 06:00 - 19:10
Sunday 09:10 - 16:45
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
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Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Please call the Customer services on 08451 272 920

Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces20
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platform 1
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

No step-free access to Ticket Office or platforms. Nearest step-free station is Brighton.

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

Information on accessible taxis from this station is available from www.traintaxi.co.uk.  For passengers with a disability requiring assisted travel please contact the assisted travel team on 0800 138 1016 who can arrange transport to / from this station. 

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Departures and arrivals from Preston Park

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Preston Park station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to LittlehamptonSouthern15:283Late
to BedfordThameslink15:322Late
to BrightonThameslink15:373On time
to LittlehamptonSouthern15:493On time
to London VictoriaSouthern15:562On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London VictoriaSouthern15:283Late
from BrightonThameslink15:322Late
from BedfordThameslink15:373On time
from London VictoriaSouthern15:493On time
from LittlehamptonSouthern15:562On time
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