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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.

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Station details & facilities

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
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 2
Left LuggageUnavailable
Shops noteHigh street shops
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeAvailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Nearest station with more facilities

London Bridge

New Cross Gate

Baby changeUnavailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces3
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart 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 accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

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Departures and arrivals from Rotherhithe

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Rotherhithe station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Dalston JunctionLondon Overground13:421On time
to Crystal PalaceLondon Overground13:452On time
to Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground13:461On time
to Clapham JunctionLondon Overground13:482On time
to Dalston JunctionLondon Overground13:501On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Clapham JunctionLondon Overground13:421On time
from Highbury & IslingtonLondon Overground13:452On time
from West CroydonLondon Overground13:461On time
from Dalston JunctionLondon Overground13:482On time
from New CrossLondon Overground13:501On time
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