Abbey Wood Tube Station

Abbey Wood Station is a transport hub in southeast London, England. It’s a key interchange for several lines:

  • Southeastern trains connect Abbey Wood to central London via Greenwich or Lewisham.
  • Elizabeth line services zip you northwesterly to areas like Canary Wharf and central London, or even Heathrow Airport and Reading.
  • Thameslink services are also available at the station.

The station is easily accessible and offers amenities like ticket machines and toilets. It’s also the closest railway station to the suburb of Thamesmead.

Buying Tickets:

  • Ticket Office: Open Monday-Friday 6:10 AM-8:05 PM, Saturday 6:10 AM-8:05 PM, Sunday 7:30 AM-7:30 PM. Sells tickets and Oyster cards.
  • Ticket Machines are available throughout the station, including accessible options. You can collect tickets purchased online at these machines.

Using Tickets:

  • Oyster Card: You can buy and top up Oyster cards at the station. Use them at Oyster validators or for contactless payment.
  • Contactless Payment: Accepted for travel.


  • The station is in London Fare Zone 4.
  • The ticket office has a lowered counter and induction loop for accessibility.

Things to Note:

  • You cannot purchase tickets with a smart card at this station.
  • Staff can be reached for assistance at the help point and ticket office.
  • Information is also available through departure screens, customer information screens, and announcements.
  • The station has a customer help point.
  • For lost and found items, contact the Lost Property office.
  • While luggage storage is unavailable, CCTV cameras ensure security within the station.


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Abbey Wood station is fully accessible and has step-free access to all platforms. They have accessible ticket machines, a height-adjustable ticket office counter, an induction loop system, ramps for train boarding, and accessible toilets (although located on the paid side of the barrier). Staff are available to assist you from the first to last train. While there is no dedicated waiting room, there are general seating areas throughout the station. Wheelchairs can be borrowed from staff if needed. However, there is no designated pick-up/drop-off point for accessible taxis.

Map of Abbey Wood Tube Station

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