Hastings West Hill Railway is a funicular railway that avoids a walk up the steep West hill between the town and the views and cafe on top. It’s historic too, and a much more enjoyable way of getting up or down than the paths! Funiculars have operated in Europe since 1862, and in Britain since 1875. It's one of two funicular railways in Hastings.


It's easy to reach Hastings West Hill Railway, in Hastings, by train. Simply hop on a train to Hastings station and then it's a short walk through the town.


For more info including facilities and opening times, visit Hastings West Hill Railway’s website.

Station details & facilities

Departures and arrivals from Hastings

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern07:314On time
to London Cannon StreetSoutheastern07:484On time
to OreSouthern07:582On time
to London VictoriaSouthern08:19On time
to Ashford InternationalSouthern08:25On time
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from EastbourneSouthern07:572On time
from OreSouthern08:18On time
from EastbourneSouthern08:25On time
from OreSouthern08:38On time
from BrightonSouthern08:53On time

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