Maidstone East Railway Station

Facilities

Maidstone East railway station is a large station on the Chislehurst - Ashford Line in Kent. It is managed by Southeastern.

Address

Maidstone East station
Station Road
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 1QN

Tickets

Ticket Office
Yes

On overbridge of station

Monday To Friday: 06:00 - 20:00
Saturday: 06:00 - 20:00
Sunday: 07:45 - 20:00
Pre-purchase Collection
Yes
Ticket Machine
Yes
Oyster Pre-Pay
No
Oyster Topup
No
Oyster Validator
No
Smartcards Issued
Yes
Smartcard Validator
No
Penalty Fares
Yes

Applicable Operators: Southeastern

Smartcard Topup
Yes
Smartcard Notes
Yes

 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.

Facilities

First Class Lounge
No
Seated Area
Yes
Waiting Room
No
Trolleys
No
Station Buffet
Yes

Coffee shop

Toilets
Yes

Platform 1 - Available during staffing hours

Baby Change Facilities
Yes

Platform 1- Available during staffing hours

Showers Available
No
Public Telephones
Yes

Cards and Coins

WiFi
No
Web Kiosk
No
Post Box
No
Tourist Information Office
No
Cash Machine
No
Bureau De Change
No
Retail Outlets
Yes

newspapers

CCTV
Yes
Customer Information Service
Yes

Departure Screens

Announcements

Arrival Screens

Customer Service
Yes

0345 322 7021

Left Luggage
Yes

Website: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Lost Property
Yes

Phone: 0345 322 7021

Website: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Accessibility

Help Line
Yes

0345 322 7021 or Text relay 18001 0345 322 7021 Freephone 0800 783 4524 or Text Relay 18001 0800 783 4524

Website: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Assistance navigating through the station and getting on and off trains (by ramp if required) is available all the time trains are running. There are also staff able to offer assistance on all Southeastern trains from this station. You can book assistance up to 12 hours before your journey or up to 10pm the day before - whichever is the shorter time. 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 office on platform 1.

Passenger Help Points
Yes

On platform

Staff Assistance Available
Yes

This station is not continuously staffed please see staffing times for details of when staff assistance is available.

Monday To Friday: 05:30 - 01:00
Saturday: 05:30 - 01:00
Sunday: 06:30 - 23:59
Induction Loop
Yes
Accessible Ticket Machines
Yes

platform 1

Accessible Ticket Counter
No
Train Access Ramp
Yes
NKS (RADAR) Toilets
Yes

Platform 1- Available during staffing hours

Step Free Access
No

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 from main entrance. Step free access to platform 2 for services away from London. Step free access to platform 3, terminal platform, for services towards London. There is step free interchange via road and steep paths in excess of 400 metres. Only stepped access to ticket office.

Ticket Gates
No
Impaired Mobility Set Down
No
Wheelchairs Available
Yes

Transport Connections

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Cycle Storage
Yes

Spaces: 40

Sheltered: no

Location: Platform 1 and Platform 2/3

You may leave your cycle in the rack provided however you do so at your own risk.

Storage Type: Stands

Car Park
Yes

From 1st June - new off peak evening rate (after 18:00) - £1.50

Phone: 03301 235 247

Website: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Name: Station Car Park

Operator: Saba Park Solutions UK Limited

Spaces: 524

Taxi Rank
Yes

Platform 1 exit

Bus Services
Yes
Metro Link
No
Airport Link
No
Rail Replacement Services
Yes

Station car park 

Cycle Hire
No
Port Link
No
Car Hire
No

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