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West Malling station in Kent opened as Malling in 1874, and West was added in 1913 after a second station opened to the east. It's an attractive sight, with a two-storey red brick building and an elaborate gabled roof. Today, the station is known as West Malling for Kings Hill, as it caters for the large residential development taking place on the former RAF airfield. Trains from West Malling connect to London Victoria and Canterbury West. Boasting copious restaurants, pubs, cafes and tearooms - as well as a community of Benedictine nuns - West Malling is a vibrant modern town with much of its history still visible. Look out for the Tudor-built Abbey Gatehouse; the Cascade, a Georgian man-made waterfall; and West Malling parish church, a-Grade II listed building dedicated to Saint Mary the Virgin. For those who fancy a trek, Manor Park Country Park is a short walk from the town centre, while Leybourne Lakes Country Park offers windsurfing, sailing and canoeing.

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
Weekdays06:00 - 19:00
Saturday 07:30 - 14:10
Sunday 08:15 - 15:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
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 spaces164
Carpark charges
Annual£815.00
Daily£4.60
Monthly£78.20
Off-peak£4.10
Six Monthly£467.00
Three Monthly£234.00
Weekly£21.20
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces84
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platform 1
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Platform 1 accessible from ticket office. Platform 2 step free access via Lucks Hill Road.

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

Accessible taxis are not available

West Malling station is accessible on either side. The main entrance leads into the concourse and onto platform 1 (towards London), with toilets and a cafe in the waiting room adjoining the concourse. The other entrance leads from the town centre directly on to platform 2 (towards Ashford). A footbridge connects the platforms, and there are ticket machines on both of them. There is a large car park and taxi rank in front of the main entrance.

Departures and arrivals from West Malling

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into West Malling station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London VictoriaSoutheastern06:10On time
to London VictoriaSoutheastern06:40On time
to London VictoriaSoutheastern07:10On time
to London BlackfriarsSoutheastern07:18On time
to London VictoriaSoutheastern07:40On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Ashford InternationalSoutheastern06:09On time
from Ashford InternationalSoutheastern06:39On time
from Ashford InternationalSoutheastern07:09On time
from Ashford InternationalSoutheastern07:17On time
from Ashford InternationalSoutheastern07:39On time
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