Swanscombe train station offers a destination menu of possibilities which stretch from Kent to Bedfordshire with London in the middle. Most of its Southeastern and Thameslink trains run services every 30 minutes to each of their wide variety of destinations with more frequent services - 4 trains per hour- to both London Bridge and Gravesend which is only 6 minutes away. Swanscombe itself is a small Kent town with a high street of shops and a selection of cafés and pubs all within walking distance of the station. Swanscombe – well-known for some incredible early Stone Age finds – has a heritage park with trails which allow the visitor to explore its archaeological sites. On Swanscombe's borders can be found Bluewater. As one of Europe's largest shopping centres the complex is also home to cafés, bars, restaurants, a cinema, off-road driving experiences and even a lake. Also nearby for outdoor lovers are both Beacon Wood Country Park and Rainham Marsh Nature Reserve.
Swanscombe train station also offers several easy direct links with some important transport hubs. For Eurostar connections Ebbsfleet International is less than 2 miles away and London St Pancras International 1 hour 8 minutes away by train from Swanscombe. For air-passengers Luton Airport Parkway is a 1 hour 56 minute journey. Buses run directly from the station while the London Underground can be accessed directly from either London Charing Cross – 50 minutes by train from Swanscombe - for the Bakerloo or Northern Line or from London Bridge for the Jubilee or Northern line. The journey from Swanscombe to London Bridge takes 40 minutes and on arriving passengers are within easy walking distance of such attractions as the Tower of London, the Shard and St Paul's.
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