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Westgate-on-Sea Railway Station serves the town of Westgate-on-Sea in Kent with regular Southeastern trains operating on the Chatham Main Line. Trains from Westgate-on-Sea run once hourly in each direction on the Ramsgate branch of the Chatham Main Line, serving London Victoria via Chatham and Bromley South from platform 1 and Ramsgate via Margate from platform 2. Additionally,  during peak hours, seven high speed train services run to London St Pancras International from Westgate-on-Sea, via either Faversham or Dover.  

The ticket office at Westgate-on-Sea is staffed during morning hours; for ticketing outside these times, passengers should use the self-service ticket machines to buy or collect tickets. Bicycle stands are provided near the station for customer use. Train running information is provided via digital departure and arrival screens and automated announcements. Waiting shelters with bench seating and easy access to customer help points are provided on both platforms. There is ramped access to both platforms. 

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Westgate-on-Sea station.

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 - 11:00
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
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Nearest station with more facilities

The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Westgate-on-Sea are:

  • Birchington
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Step free for wheelchair access. Nearest alternative station is Margate.

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

Accessible taxis are not available

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Departures and arrivals from Westgate-on-Sea

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Westgate-on-Sea station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London VictoriaSoutheastern22:081On time
to RamsgateSoutheastern22:302Late
to RamsgateSoutheastern23:212On time
to Gillingham (Kent)Southeastern23:30On time
to RamsgateSoutheastern00:212On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from RamsgateSoutheastern22:081On time
from London VictoriaSoutheastern22:292Late
from London VictoriaSoutheastern23:212On time
from RamsgateSoutheastern23:30On time
from London VictoriaSoutheastern00:212On time
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