Getting ready for your next journey? Whether you’re planning a trip or getting ready for your commute, find out everything you need to know about Whitstable station facilities here before you travel. At most train stations you’ll find ticket machines to buy or collect tickets, as well as customer help points if you need a helping hand. There are also seating areas in most stations so you can sit back and relax while you wait for your train. For detailed information about the facilities available at Whitstable station, take a look below.
Are there customer help points at Whitstable station?
Yes, there's customer help points at this station.
Customer help points information
Customer services information
0345 322 7021
Assisted travel information
Assistance navigating through the station and getting on and off trains (by ramp if required) is available during station staffing hours (see Staff Help available times) . You can now book assistance up to 2 hours before your journey. You can also travel without booking, just make yourself known to staff as far in advance as possible of the train you would like to get - we recommend at least 20 minutes. The meeting point for assisted travel is the ticket office or you can use the help point on the platform. There are staff on all the trains that call at this station that can assist with getting on and off trains only. If no staff at the station ensure you position yourself on the platform so the on train staff can see you.Where staff are not available at the station to assist, and you need assistance beyond just getting on or off the train, we now have a mobile Assistance Team who can be deployed to stations. This can be arranged in advance by booking through Customer Services or by using the Help Point on the station (although inevitably there will be a delay if not booked in advance) - alternatively a taxi can be arranged, at no additional cost, to convey you to the nearest station where you can be assisted further.
Assisted travel contact details
0345 322 7021 or Text relay 18001 0345 322 7021 Freephone 0800 783 4524 or Text Relay 18001 0800 783 4524
Can I collect train tickets from Whitstable station?
Yes, you can collect train tickets from this station.
Are smartcards issued at Whitstable station?
Yes, smartcards are issued at this station.
Can smartcards be topped up at Whitstable station?
Yes, you can top up smartcards at this station.
Can smartcards be validated at Whitstable station?
No, smartcards can't be validated at this station.
Seasons, Single and Return tickets are now available digitally on The Key. To find out more or apply online, go to www.southeasternrailway.co.uk/tickets/the-key or get a smartcard from all staffed Southeastern ticket offices.
Is there a ramp at Whitstable station to get on the train?
Yes, there is a train ramp at this station.
Step-free access information
Category B2. 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.
Step-free access coverage
No part of station
Are there accessible drop off or pick up points at Whitstable station?
Yes, there are accessible drop off or pick up points at this station.
Are there wheelchairs available at Whitstable station?
Yes, wheelchairs are available at this station.
Are there accessible ticket machines at Whitstable station?
Yes, this station has accessible ticket machines.
Accessible ticket machines information
Is there a lowered ticket counter at Whitstable station?
Yes, there's a lowered ticket counter at this station.
Lowered ticket counter information
There are standing height and wheelchair height ticket counters available.
Are there induction loops at Whitstable station?
Yes, induction loops are available at this station.
Accessible travel links
Are accessible taxis available at Whitstable station?
No, accessible taxis aren't available at this station.
Accessible station facilities
Is staff help available at Whitstable station?
Yes, staff are available to help you at this station.
Are there accessible public telephones at Whitstable station?
No, accessible public telephones aren't available at this station.
Are there accessible toilets at Whitstable station?