It's simple to reach Alum Chine Beach, in Branksome, by train. Simply hop on a train to Branksome station and then it's just a good mile from the beach, but it's well worth the effort.

Alum Chine Beach in Branksome is a family favourite - at all times of the year.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:05 - 10:00
Saturday 08:00 - 11:00
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
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces30
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£135.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Branksone is an inaccessable station with stepped access to both platforms.

Passengers are advised to use Bournemouth (for London bound services), Poole (for Weymouth bound services) Alternatively passengers should contact South West Trains Assisted Travel Service on 0800 52 82 100 to arrange alternative transport.

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

Departures and arrivals from Branksome

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to BournemouthSouth Western Railway07:591Late
to BrockenhurstSouth Western Railway08:061On time
to WeymouthSouth Western Railway08:292On time
to BournemouthSouth Western Railway09:011On time
to WeymouthSouth Western Railway09:292On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from WeymouthSouth Western Railway07:571On time
from PooleSouth Western Railway08:051On time
from BournemouthSouth Western Railway08:292On time
from WeymouthSouth Western Railway09:011On time
from BournemouthSouth Western Railway09:292On time

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