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Trains to Rotherhithe

Rotherhithe is a station in the London Borough of Southwark in the south-east of the capital. It sits alongside the East London Line that follows the banks of the River Thames and is managed along the with the trains that pass through by National Rail London Overground serving more than a million passengers annually. The station was opened in the late-19th century after the opening of a small section of line by the East London Railway. Over the years, the station has gone through several remodels, the biggest in the late ‘90s when the original entrance was moved. It has two stations accessed from street level by either escalators or steps and a ticket office open during daytime hours, though an Oyster travelcard can be used. There are up to eight trains an hour to Highbury and Islington taking 22 minutes and two to three an hour southbound to New Cross in 8 minutes.

There’s a ton of things to do near the station when you arrive. You could admire the Swan Road Mosaic Mural, amble around the historic engine house now home to the Brunel Museum or score tickets for one of the productions at the London Bubble Theatre Company.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Rotherhithe station.

Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Rotherhithe. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Rotherhithe station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available :
  • Ticket Office opening hours : Station is staffed from 15 minutes before the first train until 15 minutes after the last train.
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays07:00 - 10:00
  • Travel card zone : Zone 2
  • Oyster Prepay :
  • Oyster topup :
  • Oyster validator :


  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available : False
  • Lost Property phone number : 0845 330 9882


  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones : False
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Customer help points :
  • Nearest station with more facilities :

    London Bridge

    New Cross Gate


  • CCTV :


  • Shops available : False
  • Shops note : High street shops

Tourist Information

  • Tourist Information office :


  • Car parking spaces : 0

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 3
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV :


  • Step-free access : Part of station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Step-free access between street and ticket office only.

    There are steps from the foot of the escalator to/from platform level.

  • Ramps for train access : False
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter :
Trains to Rotherhithe


Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, SE16 4LF
Ticket Office Hours
Station is staffed from 15 minutes before the first train until 15 minutes after the last train.
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:00 - 10:00

Useful links when visiting Rotherhithe by train