Various trips from 10 to 15-minute boat ride around Whitstable bay which gives you chance to catch a view of Whitstable from the sea, grab a few pictures and then return to port, to the Red Sand Sea Forts trip - at approx 55 mins to the 1-hour duration you leave Whitstable harbour at your chosen time (booking advised) and based around tide times, head North for 20 minutes close to the Kentish flats offshore wind farm before turning to the West and closing in the last couple of miles to the old military Redsand forts.

It's easy to reach Whitstable Boat Trips, in Whitstable, by train. Simply hop on a train to Whitstable station and then it's not far - just a 20 walk down to the Harbour.

For more info including times and operating dates, visit Whitstable Boat Trips’ website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 06:10:00 until 19:00:00
  • Saturday open from 06:10:00 until 19:00:00
  • Sunday open from 09:10:00 until 16:00:00
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 Website
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number0345 322 7021
Lost Property Website
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee kiosk
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
This station has a degree of step-free access to the platform, which may be in both directions or in one direction only - please check details - Step free access to platform 1 for services towards London via the station forecourt off Old Bridge Road. Step free access to Platform 2 for services towards Margate via the entrance off Railway Avenue. No step free interchange between platforms. Stepped access between platforms via Station Footbridge.
Toilets notesPlatform 1 - Available during staffing hours
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
*Helpline closed on Christmas Day This station is not continuously staffed please see staffing times for details of when staff Assistance is available.
Customer Service notes
0345 322 7021
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorSaba Park Solutions UK Limited
Car parking spaces43
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces32
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is not available at the station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
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

Whitstable 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 Whitstable

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to RamsgateSoutheastern21:022On time
to London VictoriaSoutheastern21:27On time
to RamsgateSoutheastern21:40On time
to London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern21:49On time
to RamsgateSoutheastern22:002On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London VictoriaSoutheastern21:012On time
from RamsgateSoutheastern21:27On time
from London St Pancras InternationalSoutheastern21:39On time
from RamsgateSoutheastern21:49On time
from London VictoriaSoutheastern22:002On time

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