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Trains to Waddon in Croydon, south London, bring you right onto Purley Way. A five-minute walk south of the station is Fiveways Corner and Waddon Leisure Centre, while a few minutes' further in the opposite direction you'll find the green oasis of Waddon Ponds, an eight-acre park dating back to 1928, with a lake, former mill ponds and a children's play area. The large Purley Way Centre retail park is about 15 minutes' walk north from the station or seven minutes by bus. Waddon is a busy commuter station in Travelcard Zone 5 on the Sutton & Mole Valley network. Regular services include London Victoria (via Norbury or Crystal Palace), Sutton, Epsom and Epsom Downs. The usual journey time to London Victoria is 35 to 40 minutes. There are also a few peak time trains to and from London Bridge connecting out to Dorking or Guildford.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday 05:45 - 00:15
Friday 05:30 - 01:00
Saturday 06:00 - 01:00
Sunday 07:05 - 00:15
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 5
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
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Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Please contact Customer Services on 08451 272920

Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes
On approach to station entrance
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Step free access to platform 2 (to Sutton) via side gate. No step-free access to Ticket Office or platform 1 (to London). Mobility-impaired passengers are advised to book in advance. Nearest step-free station is West Croydon.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis to/from this station to/from the nearest accessible station can be arranged through Southern Assisted Travel - 0800 138 1016. For other taxi journeys, contact local taxi companies, details of which can be found at www.traintaxi.co.uk.

The entrance to Waddon station is on Epsom Road just off Purley Way. Outside there is cycle storage and a ticket machine but no dedicated car park. The side entrance, for level access to platform 2 (to Sutton), is through the private car park to the right of the station entrance. Through the concourse are stairs and a footbridge to platform 1. There is no step-free access to the ticket office or platform 1 (to London).

Departures and arrivals from Waddon

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Waddon station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London BridgeSouthern05:511On time
to Sutton (London)Southern05:562Late
to London VictoriaSouthern06:001On time
to London BridgeSouthern06:051On time
to Epsom DownsSouthern06:072On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Epsom (Surrey)Southern05:511On time
from West CroydonSouthern05:552On time
from Sutton (London)Southern06:001On time
from Epsom (Surrey)Southern06:051On time
from SelhurstSouthern06:072On time
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