Canterbury East Rail Station station | address, map, train times and news

Station Address
Canterbury East Rail Station station,
Station Road East,
PostcodeCT1 2RB

Lines Served

National Rail

  • Southeastern
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Station facilities

Local travel options

Storage shelteredYes
Storage locationPlatform 2
Storage spaces46
Storage CCTVYou may leave your cycle in the rack provided however you do so at your own risk.
Car ParkNo
Operator Station Car Park
Phone numberSaba Park Solutions UK Limited
Email address03301 235 247
Note[email protected]
Opening hoursFrom 1st June - new off peak evening rate (after 18:00) - £1.50
Number of spaces Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day Saturday 24 Hours a Day Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Free of charge144  with 3 accessible spaces available
Daily rateParking is free for disabled customers displaying a valid Blue Badge in any car parking space 
Off peak rateNo
Saturday rate£4.30
Sunday rate£3.70
Weekly rate£2.80
Monthly rate£1.00
3 Monthly rate£19.10
6 Monthly rate£65.10
Annual rate£196.00
CCTV Coverage£393.20
Onward travel information£712.90
TaxiFrom 1st June - new off peak evening rate (after 18:00) - £1.50
Accessible taxisYes
Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Monday - Friday 06:10 - 20:20 Saturday 06:10 - 20:20 Sunday 07:30 - 19:00 This station is not continuously staffed please see staffing times for details of when staff are available.
Opening hours On way in to access trains
LocationHeight adjusted ticket counter is available at this station
Height adjusted ticket office counterCounters can be raised or lowered to suit all customers
Height adjusted ticket office counter noteThis office has an induction loop
Induction loopYes
Ticket machinesThere are accessible ticket machines at this station
Accessible ticket machines The Ticket Vending Machines's can only be accessed when the station building is open as they are in the booking hall
Accessible ticket machines noteYes, from ticket machine
Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Smartcards issuedYes, at either ticket office or self-service ticket machine
Smartcards top-upYes
Smartcards validators  Seasons, Single and Return tickets are now available digitally on The Key.  To find out more or apply online, go to or get a smartcard from all staffed Southeastern ticket offices.
Penalty fares Penalty fares apply for Southeastern 

Station Facilities

ATM Machinefront of station
Pay phonesYes
Pay phones typeCards and Coins
Accessible public telephones Public telephones are not wheelchair accessible
Post boxYes
Refreshment facilitiesOutside the station
Toilets LocationCoffee shop
Accessible toiletsYes
Baby changing facilitiesPlatform 2
Baby changing facilities locationYes
National key toiletsYes
National key toilets location 
Waiting RoomsYes
Waiting rooms locationPlatform 2
Waiting rooms opening hoursYes

Disability Accessibility

Helpline ContactYes
Staff help availableThis station is not continuously staffed please see staffing times for details of when staff assistance is available.
Staff help available opening times Monday - Friday 06:00 - 22:00 Saturday 06:00 - 22:00 Sunday 06:00 - 22:00 This station is not continuously staffed please see staffing times for details of when staff assistance is available.
Ramp for train accessYes
Step free access coverageYes
Step free access noteStep free access to platform 2 for services towards Dover from the main entrance. Step free access to platform 1 for services to London via Gordan Road. Staff assistance required for step free access to services to London and for interchange between platforms via railway foot crossing. Alternatively there is a ramp and gate for disabled passengers who wish to access services to London which is via Gordon Rd, this entrance is in excess of 800m from the ticket office via steep paths. There is no parking there but it is possible to pick people up and drop them off here. There is stepped access between platforms via the subway.
Wheelchairs availableYes
Nearest station with more facilities CRS Code Dover Priory; 

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