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Which London travel zone is Shortlands station in?

Shortlands is in London TravelZone: 4

Station Address
Shortlands station,
Shortlands Road,
Greater London
PostcodeBR2 0JA

Lines Served

National Rail

  • Southeastern
  • Thameslink
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Station facilities

Local travel options

Storage shelteredYes
Storage locationfront of station
Storage spaces20
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 hours From 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 charge39  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£5.80
Sunday rate£5.20
Weekly rate£4.00
Monthly rate£1.00
3 Monthly rate£26.20
6 Monthly rate£92.20
Annual rate£275.10
CCTV Coverage£552.40
Onward travel information£998.00
Accessible taxis From 1st June - new off peak evening rate (after 18:00) - £1.50
Impaired mobility set down / pick up points availableYes

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Monday - Friday 06:10 - 19:30 Saturday 06:10 - 19:30 Sunday 08:10 - 15:40 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 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 machinesstation forecourt
Accessible ticket machines noteYes, from ticket machine
Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Get Oyster cards hereYes, at ticket machine
Top-up Oyster pay as you go hereYes
Use Oyster Pay as you go hereOyster cards with a pre-loaded deposit only are available from ticket office. Top-up only from self-service ticket machine(s)
Smartcards issuedYes
Smartcards top-upYes, at ticket office
Smartcards validatorsYes
Penalty fares  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.
London fare zone Penalty fares apply for Southeastern 

Station Facilities

ATM MachineYes
Refreshment facilitiesCoffee kiosk
Toilets Location  There is a unisex toilet on Platforms 1 and 2
Accessible toiletsYes
Baby changing facilitiesYes
Baby changing facilities locationPlatform 1 & 2 
National key toiletsYes
National key toilets locationPlatforms 1/2
Waiting RoomsYes
Waiting rooms locationplatform 1/2
Waiting rooms opening hours Only available when staff present

Disability Accessibility

Helpline ContactYes
Staff help availableThis station is not continuously staffed please see staffing times for details of when staff are available.
Staff help available opening times Monday - Friday 06:00 - 21:00 Saturday 06:00 - 21:00 Sunday 08:00 - 16:00 This station is not continuously staffed please see staffing times for details of when staff are available.
Ramp for train accessYes
Step free access coverageNo
Step free access noteSteps to all platforms.
Wheelchairs availableNo
Nearest station with more facilities CRS Code Bromley South; 

Map of Shortlands station station

map of Shortlands  station

Places to visit near Shortlands Station

1. Crystal Palace Museum
2. Eltham Palace
3. Horniman Museum
4. Ranger's House (Wernher Collection)
5. Dulwich Picture Gallery

6. Museum of Croydon
7. Royal Observatory Greenwich
8. Fan Museum
9. National Maritime Museum

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