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Sole Street railway station is used by the little community of Sole Street and the surrounding villages in Kent just 25 miles or so south of central London. It was opened in the second half of the 19th century along the Chatham Main Line which starts from London Victoria. There are two platforms, which are managed by Southeastern and serve around 60,000 passengers a year. The original brick station building is still used as a ticket office today and there are self-service machines to use outside of its opening hours. There’s a wooden waiting shelter on one of the platforms and bench seating, but little else in the way of facilities. There’s an hourly direct train to London Victoria in 52 minutes and Canterbury East in 50 minutes.

After you’ve had a bite to eat at The Railway Inn and Railway Pétanque Club, you could go walking along the spectacular trails that crisscross the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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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
Weekdays06:30 - 10:30
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
  • Departure screens
Nearest station with more facilities
The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Sole Street are:
  • Meopham
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 spaces61
Carpark charges
Six Monthly£347.00
Three Monthly£173.00
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
Platform 1 only accessible. Ticket Office and Car Park are 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 Sole Street

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Sole Street station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London VictoriaSoutheastern05:17On time
to London VictoriaSoutheastern06:01On time
to Dover PriorySoutheastern06:31On time
to London VictoriaSoutheastern06:32On time
to London VictoriaSoutheastern07:01On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Gillingham (Kent)Southeastern05:17On time
from Gillingham (Kent)Southeastern06:01On time
from London VictoriaSoutheastern06:31On time
from Gillingham (Kent)Southeastern06:32On time
from Gillingham (Kent)Southeastern07:01On time
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