Avanti West Coast
London North Eastern Railway

Prices from hundreds of train and coach companies

Go contactless with digital tickets on your phone

Travel to thousands of destinations in 45 countries

St Mary Cray, on the very border of Kent, officially became part of London in 1934, but it had been a thriving town for several years before the railway arrived in the 1860s. The impressive nine-arch red brick viaduct that arrived with the railway still stands today, as do many of the Victorian houses that grace the residential town. Famed as having the largest community of settled Romani and Irish Travellers in the UK, St Mary Cray also has the oldest football club in London, Cray Wanderers FC – it was established in 1860 when migrant workers came to help build the railway. The area around the station is mainly residential, so those heading out for a bit of St Mary Cray fun need make the seven-minute walk past the large detached houses on Lynmouth Rise to the large Nugent Shopping Park on Cray Avenue. Alternatively, stroll on a little farther to relax in the pretty Riverside Gardens.

Station details & facilities

The wide station entrance is between Sayes Court Road and Furze Hill Square. In the ticket office, there are staffed ticket windows, a couple of ticket machines and a small shop. Stairs lead down to the two island platforms, with toilets, waiting room and benches on platforms 1 (towards London) and 2 (towards Sevenoaks and Ashford International), and another waiting room and benches on platform 3 (London) and 4 (Gillingham).

Departures and arrivals from St Mary Cray

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into St Mary Cray station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Ashford InternationalSoutheastern14:533On time
to Ashford InternationalThameslink15:012On time
to Ashford InternationalSoutheastern15:124On time
to Ashford InternationalThameslink15:151On time
to Ashford InternationalSoutheastern15:182On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London BlackfriarsThameslink15:012On time
from London BlackfriarsSoutheastern15:124On time
from London BlackfriarsThameslink15:151On time
from London BlackfriarsSoutheastern15:182On time
from London BlackfriarsThameslink15:312On time
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in the UK. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

Europe’s leading train and coach app

We help customers across Europe make more than 172,000 smarter journeys every day.