Travel

Barnehurst is served quite well with buses and trains. The train station is situated in Barnehurst Road and is operated by Southeastern Trains. The station has step free access after a pathway was built via the Northall Road alleyway onto the London bound platform. The Dartford bound platform has always been accessible.

Barnehurst Train StationBuses are mostly run by London Central and offer good connections into Dartford and Bluewater and towards London.

Trains

There are regular train services from Barnehurst station either to London stations or to Dartford. Trains towards London go to Charing Cross, Victoria and Cannon Street, Mondays to Fridays. Charing Cross and Victoria on Saturdays and just Charing Cross on Sundays. All trains stop at Lewisham where you can connect to the Docklands Light Railway (DLR).

Trains to Dartford take about 7 minutes where you can change and head to Gravesend and Gillingham or up towards London on the Bexley or Erith lines.

The station is situated in Barnehurst Road and has a taxi office, disabled access via Northall Road/Station approach, a small shop, newspaper stall and shoe/watch menders.

The station gets very busy during the rush hour but much quieter at weekends and after 9.30am.

Useful links

www.southeasternrailway.co.uk
Timetable for Barnehurst line (Metro 7), 23rd May 2010

The National Rail website also offers a journey planner. For more information you can also call;

National Rail Enquiries: 08457 48 49 50
TrainTracker™: 0871 200 49 50
TrainTracker™ Text - text station name to: 8 49 50

National Rail Enquiries from overseas (Please note: International rates apply): +44(0)20 7278 5240
National Rail Enquiries Textphone (for customers with hearing impairments): 0845 60 50 600

Buses

There are good bus services around Barnehurst with services running as follows;

Bus Journey Frequency
89 Barnehurst Station (Erith Road) to Lewisham via Welling and Blackheath or towards Slade Green Every 10-15 minutes peak times, 20 mins Saturdays 30 mins on Sundays
229 Barnehurst Station (Erith Road) to Sidcup via Bexley or towards Thamesmead via Abbey Wood Every 12-20 minutes peak times, 20 mins Saturdays 30 mins on Sundays
99 Barnehurst Station (Northall Road) to Bexleyheath or towards Woolwich via Abbey Wood Every 12-15 minutes peak times, 20 mins Saturdays 30 mins on Sundays
492 Mayplace Road East to Sidcup via Bexley or towards Bluewater via Crayford and Dartford Every 30 minutes - (sometimes 60 minutes for later buses)

Bexleyheath offers many more bus services near the clock tower.

Night Buses

The N89 runs from Trafalagar Square to Barnehurst Station (Northall Road) starting at 23.50 until 04.50 (every 30 minutes). The journey takes around 1 hour and also runs to London starting from Erith.

Useful links

Bus timetable for Barnehurst (PDF)

Docklands Light Railway - DLR

The DLR runs from Lewisham to either Bank in Central London, Stratford in East London or to Beckton in East London. Most DLR trains will go through Docklands stations making it easy access for Canary Wharf and Westferry Circus.

Useful links

DLR

Taxis

Barnehurst 24 Hr Central

Station Approach, Barnehurst, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 6HQ 01322 550000

Abercorn Car Hire

153a Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7EZ 020 8304 5011

Broadway Express Cars

308 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 8AA 020 83044000

Crown Car Services

177 Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7ES 020 8301 3000

Crayford 24 Hour Central

12a Station Rd, Crayford, Dartford, Kent, DA1 3QA 01322 556444

Best Cab Car Service

6 Freeland Way, Erith, Kent, DA8 2LQ 01322 333444

Heath Cars

19 Brook St, Erith, Kent, DA8 1JJ 01322 350530

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