Ticket buying & collection
There is a heated waiting room in the ticket office when staffed and unheated shelters on both platforms.
Rail replacement bus stop locations are shown in the 'Getting to and from the station' section under 'onward travel'.
Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here.
This is a Category B2 station: Step-free access to platform 1 (to Brighton) via side gate and steep ramp (over 400m long and above 1:10 gradient). Step-free access from separate entrance to platform 2 (to Lewes). Access between platforms via long and steep street.
Assistance Meeting Point is outside of the main front doors.
All Southern ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details
Whilst there is no dedicated area, there is ample space for impaired mobility set down / pick up at the front of the station
Saturday 5:55 AM to 12:30 PM
A staff-operated ramp is required for step-free access between train and platform at this station. Station staff are usually available at the times listed below. On-train staff are also available to assist you on and off some services.
See below for times when this station is staffed.
Assistance can be pre booked up to two hours before departure by contacting Assisted Travel.
If you choose to travel unbooked (turn up and go), when the station is staffed, our station staff can provide assistance getting on and off the train and assistance around the station and to the platform. Please contact a member of staff on arrival.
Most trains at this station have on board staff who are trained to step onto the platform when the train arrives so they can provide assistance on and off the train. You can also arrange assistance on arrival by:
Pressing the “emergency & assisted travel” button on a station Help Point
Calling our freephone number: 0808 168 1238
Texting us on 07970 511077
Whether you pre book assistance or travel on a 'turn up and go' basis, we recommend arriving 20 minutes prior to your train departing. This is to allow us to make sure arrangements are in place at your destination, or interchange, station such as the availability of staff and lifts. If there is insufficient time to check these arrangements, we may assist you onto the next available train.
For further information on assisted travel please see:
The information in this document was generated 6/2/2023 4:28:05 PM