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Riddlesdown railway station serves the little community of the same name in the London Borough of Croydon. It sits alongside the Oxted Line and is just within Travelcard Zone 6 making it possible to use Oyster cards, though there is a ticket office on one of the platforms. There station’s two platforms and the trains that pass through are managed by Southern. Unusually, there is no footbridge connecting the platforms and separate footpaths from the road are needed to reach both sides. Facilities include a waiting room on platform 1, bench seating and digital displays with passenger information. There are several trains an hour direct to East Grinstead in 30 minutes and London Victoria in 26 minutes.

If you’re an outdoorsy type, you’ve come to the right place. Within a short walk of the station, you’ll find the vast Riddlesdown park which has long been a popular place for walking and cycling. Alternatively, you could practice your serve at the outdoor Riddlesdown Tennis courts or play a round or two at the Purley Downs Golf Club.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:10 - 00:20
Saturday 06:47 - 00:17
Sunday 07:50 - 23:21
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 6
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
Nearest station with more facilities

Sanderstead [SNR]

Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Please call Customer services on 08451 272 920

Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
On ramp leading to platform 1 .
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Step-free access via steep ramps to platforms and Ticket Office.

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

Accessible taxis to/from this station to/from the nearest accessible station can be arranged through Southern Assisted Travel - 08001381016. For other taxi journeys, contact local taxi companies, details of which can be found at www.traintaxi.co.uk.

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Departures and arrivals from Riddlesdown

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Riddlesdown station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to East GrinsteadSouthern06:482On time
to London VictoriaSouthern07:061On time
to East GrinsteadSouthern07:182On time
to London VictoriaSouthern07:361On time
to East GrinsteadSouthern07:482On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London VictoriaSouthern06:482On time
from East GrinsteadSouthern07:061On time
from London VictoriaSouthern07:182On time
from East GrinsteadSouthern07:361On time
from London VictoriaSouthern07:482On time
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