The nearest station to Deal Castle is Deal, which is just half a mile away and is served by trains to and from Whitstable, London St Pancras and London Charing Cross – trains from the capital take between an hour and a half and two hours. The castle is easily walkable from the station, and should take around ten minutes. Alternatively, several buses run from just outside the station direct to Deal Castle.

A visit to Deal Castle will transport you back in time - it's a great way to spend a day with the family. Wander into the grounds of the castle or simply admire the imposing walls from afar.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Being staffed may mean there is only staff in the ticket office, who may not alw
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:45 - 19:10
Saturday 05:45 - 19:10
Sunday 07:30 - 16:00
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 BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
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 spaces46
Carpark charges
Six Monthly£390.00
Three Monthly£195.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platform 1
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Ticket Office and Car Park are step free

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

Accessible taxis are not available

About Deal Castle

Sign up for a guided tour of the castle or explore it using the interactive exhibition and find out how striking Deal Castle, shaped like a Tudor rose, came to be at the bequest of the legendary Henry VIII. Make your way around the stunning coastal fort and experience one of the country’s finest Tudor artillery castles, learning as you go. You’ll be able to explore the whole castle on your trip, both inside and out, including the cannon room squat and captain’s residence. But be sure to keep your wits about you as you feel your way through the dark passages, which wind their way through the huge castle bastions.

There are plenty of winding tracks and paths throughout the castle grounds, which are sure to delight both keen walkers and cyclists, with several paths leading straight down to the beachfront.

When all that rich history and sea air catches up with you, why not pop across the road to the Keep House tearooms to enjoy a spot of afternoon tea and cake while you marvel at the breath-taking view of the castle.

Departures and arrivals from Deal

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Deal station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to RamsgateSoutheastern17:14On time
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern17:181On time
to RamsgateSoutheastern18:14On time
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern18:181On time
to RamsgateSoutheastern19:14On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern17:14On time
from RamsgateSoutheastern17:181On time
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern18:14On time
from RamsgateSoutheastern18:181On time
from London Cannon StreetSoutheastern19:14On time

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