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Which London travel zone is Riddlesdown station in?

Riddlesdown is in London TravelZone: 6


Station Address
Riddlesdown station,
Lower Barn Road,
Purley
,
London
PostcodeCR8 1HN

Lines Served

National Rail

  • Thameslink
  • Southern
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Station facilities

Local travel options

Bicycles
Storage locationOn ramp leading to platform 1 .
Storage spaces10
Storage CCTVYes
Car ParkNo
Onward travel informationInformation to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here.
TaxiNO
Impaired mobility set down / pick up points availableNo

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Monday - Friday 06:10 - 12:45 Saturday 07:25 - 14:00 Sunday Closed
Opening hoursHeight adjusted ticket counter is not available at this station
Height adjusted ticket office counterThis office has an induction loop
Induction loopYes
Ticket machinesThere are accessible ticket machines at this station
Accessible ticket machinesYes, from either ticket office or self-service ticket machine
Collection of pre-purchased tickets
SmartcardsNo
Smartcards issuedNot possible at this station
Smartcards top-upYes
Smartcards validatorsSmartcards are available online at : www.southernrailway.com/thekeysmartcard
Penalty fares Penalty fares apply for Southern 
London fare zoneZone 6

Station Facilities

ATM MachineYes
Pay phonesCards and Coins
Pay phones typeYes
Refreshment facilitiesFood outlet (Seating available)
ToiletsYes
Accessible toiletsNo
Baby changing facilitiesNo
National key toiletsNo
Waiting RoomsYes
Waiting rooms locationWaiting room available on platform1, locked when the station is not staffed. Seating available on both platforms.
Waiting rooms opening hours Waiting rooms normally available when station is staffed

Disability Accessibility

Helpline Contact Monday - Sunday 07:00 - 22:00 The assisted helpline is not available on Christmas Day.
Helpline opening hoursYes
Staff help available Staffing hours are shown in the 'Staffing and General services' section, however staff may be involved in other activities during these hours so please do book assistance where possible. Although this station isn’t always staffed our Assisted Travel Support team are there to help you to complete your journey. If you have not booked assistance and require assistance boarding a train at this station, then on arrival please contact this team by either: pressing the ‘emergency and assisted travel’ Help Point button, or calling us on the Freephone number 0808 168 1238 (or text to 07970 511 077)  Whether you pre-book your assistance or prefer more flexibility, we recommend arriving 20 minutes before your train is scheduled to depart.
Staff help available opening times Monday - Friday 06:10 - 12:45 Saturday 07:25 - 14:00 Sunday Closed
Ramp for train accessYes
Step free access coverageYes
Step free access note Step-free access via steep ramps to platforms and Ticket Office. Although this station isn’t always staffed our Assisted Travel Support team are there to help you to complete your journey. If you have not booked assistance and require assistance boarding a train at this station, then on arrival  please contact this team by either: pressing the ‘emergency and assisted travel’ Help Point button, or calling us on the Freephone number 0808 168 1238 (or text to  07970 511 077)  Whether you pre-book your assistance or prefer more flexibility, we recommend arriving 20 minutes before your train is scheduled to depart.
Wheelchairs availableNo



Map of Riddlesdown station station

map of Riddlesdown station

Places to visit near Riddlesdown Station

1. Museum of Croydon
2. Honeywood Museum
3. Bethlem Museum of the Mind
4. Wandle Industrial Museum
5. Crystal Palace Museum

6. Down House
7. Bourne Hall Museum
8. Sewing Machine Museum
9. Horniman Museum

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