Rotherhithe Station

Rotherhithe Station

Rotherhithe station is a transport hub located in the London Borough of Southwark, serving the area of Rotherhithe on the south bank of the River Thames. Opened in 2010, it’s part of the London Overground’s East London Line. While lacking some amenities, the station offers connections to various parts of the city and holds a unique historical link to the nearby Thames Tunnel.

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Ticket Office:

  • Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 07:30 – 10:00; Closed on Saturday and Sunday.
  • London Fare Zone: Zone 2.

Ticket Machines:

  • Available.

Collecting Tickets:

  • Tickets bought online can be collected at the ticket machine.
  • Accessible ticket machines are available.
  • There is a height-adjusted ticket office counter.
  • An induction loop for assistance is available.

Oyster Pay as You Go Information:

  • Oyster cards can be purchased at the ticket office.
  • Oyster pay-as-you-go can be loaded at the ticket office or ticket machine.
  • Oyster pay-as-you-go can be used at this station.


  • Smartcards issued by Southern Railway are not available at this station.
  • Smartcard tickets are not available.
  • Smartcard validators are available.

Additional Note:

  • Southern’s smartcard is called ‘the key’. To apply online, visit or pick up an application form from a Southern ticket office.

Information Services:

  • Opening Times: Monday to Friday: 05:35 – 00:44; Saturday and Sunday: Yes (specific times not provided).
  • Available From Staff: Yes, from help points.
  • Information is Provided Through Customer information screens, departure screens, announcements, and arrival screens.

Staff Assistance:

  • Availability: Monday to Friday: 05:35 – 00:44; Saturday and Sunday: Yes (specific times not provided).
  • Staff Help Points: Available.
  • Customer Help Points: Available.


  • Luggage Storage: Not available.
  • Lost Property: Not available.
  • CCTV: Installed at the station.
  • Tourist Information: Available.

Not Available

Bicycle Storage:

  • Spaces: 3 spaces.
  • Type of Storage: Stands.
  • Sheltered: No.
  • CCTV: Yes.

Bicycle Hire:

  • Cycle Hire Facilities: Not available at this station.

Additional Information:

  • Train Travel with Bicycles: (Further details are not provided.)

Pay Phones:

  • Not available.

Public Wi-Fi:

  • Not available.

Post Boxes:

  • Not available.

Waiting Rooms:

  • Not available.

Seating Area:

  • Not available.


  • Not available.

Accessible Toilets:

  • Not available.

Baby Changing Facilities:

  • Not available.

Here’s a summary of the station accessibility features:

Step-free access:

  • The station provides step-free access to all platforms or the platform.

Ticket barriers and gates:

  • Yes, ticket barriers and gates are available.

Accessibility Features:

  • Accessible ticket machines are available.
  • Height-adjusted ticket office counter is provided.
  • An induction loop for assistance is available.

Train Access:

  • A ramp for train access is not available.


  • Accessible toilets, waiting rooms, and seating areas are not available.

Transportation Options:

  • Accessible taxis are not available.
  • Impaired mobility set down/pick-up point is not available.

Staff Assistance:

  • Staff help is available during specified hours on weekdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Customer Help Points and Meeting Points:

  • Customer help points and a meeting point are available.


  • A helpline service is provided.

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