RailwayData | Barming Station

Station Usage

In 2022/2023, Barming had 204,946 entries and exits, making it the 1,238th most used, out of 2,575 stations in Great Britain.
It ranked 750th busiest (out of 997), with 317 scheduled services per week.
That's a daily average of 561.50 passengers starting or ending their journey here and 12.43 passengers per service, giving it the 789th (out of 1,659) passenger to service ratio.

Service sample data based on scheduled services during the first week of the May 22 timetable.

Usage stats in detail

Standard price entries & exits: 57,864
Reduced price entries & exits: 116,374
Season ticket entries & exits: 30,708
Total entries & exits: 204,946
Interchanges made between connecting services: 0
Change in usage from 21/22: +44,814 : 27.99%
A detailed breakdown of passenger journeys between individual stations can be found in our origin/destination matrix pages.

Platform Lengths

1 - Up Maidstone122443
2 - Down Maidstone125454
*VF = Vicki Feet: the unit of measurement for platform lengths, as used in the excellent All The Stations. Conversion rate: YouTube video
Data derived from Network Rail timetable planning rules 2025 (Jan 2024)

Service Patterns

Current Timetables

Usage History

Change between 1997 & 2023: +140,144 (+216.26%)

Reasons for change:
2018-19 Changes to Southeastern services from May 2018

Location Details

Location: Barming
Station Facility Owner: Southeastern
OS Grid Ref: 572971 156869
Constituency: Chatham and Aylesford
Local Authority: Kent
NR Region: South East
ELR: SBJ 37m 43ch


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Origin/Destination Matrix

Top 5 jouneys from Barming during 2022/2023:
•London Victoria (56,887 journeys)
•Maidstone East (17,725 journeys)
•London Bridge (4,286 journeys)
•Bromley South (3,054 journeys)
•Ashford International (2,193 journeys)
Full reports can be created on our dedicataed ODM Pages.

Neighbouring Stations

Below are Barming's neighbouring stations, and the distance to them in miles. Click on a station to view details for that location.
East Malling1.74
Maidstone East2.41