It's simple to reach Avon Beach, in Christchurch, by train. Simply hop on a train to Christchurch station and then it's just a couple of miles away, but there are frequent buses and taxis at the station that'll get you there.

Avon Beach in Christchurch is a family favourite - and less busy than Bournemouth.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 06:00:00 until 12:55:00
  • Saturday open from 07:00:00 until 14:00:00
  • Sunday open from 08:45:00 until 12:45:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at specific times. Please check at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Step-free category B station - This station has level access from the main entrance and car park to Platform 1 (for trains towards Weymouth). There is level access from Clarendon Road to Platform 2 (for trains towards London Waterloo) via a separate entrance. The step-free route between platforms is approximately 475m via the street.
ToiletsAvailable
Toilets notesThe toilets are located on Platform 2. The National key toilets are located on Platform 2; these toilets are operated by a radar key. The toilet facilities are only available during Ticket Office opening hours.
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiAvailable
WiFi notes
Find WiFi Hotspots around Christchurch station.
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces66
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces122
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notesThere are lockers available.
Step-free accessStep free access is not available at the station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Christchurch station is served by a taxi rank or a cab office. Check availability before travelling, and pre-book if necessary. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Departures and arrivals from Christchurch

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Christchurch station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway08:181On time
to BrockenhurstSouth Western Railway08:331On time
to WeymouthSouth Western Railway08:382On time
to WeymouthSouth Western Railway09:022On time
to WinchesterSouth Western Railway09:13On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from PooleSouth Western Railway08:181On time
from WeymouthSouth Western Railway08:321On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway08:382On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway09:022On time
from PooleSouth Western Railway09:12On time

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