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 Elmstead Woods 

Station Usage

In 2022/2023, Elmstead Woods had 780,636 entries and exits, making it the 558th most used, out of 2,575 stations in Great Britain.
It ranked 307th busiest (out of 997), with 1,027 scheduled services per week.
That's a daily average of 2138.73 passengers starting or ending their journey here and 14.62 passengers per service, giving it the 686th (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: 339,402
Reduced price entries & exits: 320,538
Season ticket entries & exits: 120,696
Total entries & exits: 780,636
Interchanges made between connecting services: 0
Change in usage from 21/22: +172,564 : 28.38%
A detailed breakdown of passenger journeys between individual stations can be found in our origin/destination matrix pages.

Platform Lengths

1 - Up Fast264959
2 - Down Fast247898
3 - Up Slow247898
4 - Down Slow248901
*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: +91,255 (+13.24%)

Reasons for change:
2006-07 TfL Travelcard
2015-16 London Stations Methodology Change

Location Details

Location: Elmstead Woods
Station Facility Owner: Southeastern
OS Grid Ref: 542250 170660
Constituency: Bromley and Chislehurst
Local Authority: Bromley
NR Region: London
ELR: XTD 10m 21ch
This station is part of the London Travelcard Area


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Origin/Destination Matrix

Top 5 jouneys from Elmstead Woods during 2022/2023:
•London Bridge (133,000 journeys)
•London Charing Cross (83,945 journeys)
•London Cannon Street (61,051 journeys)
•London Waterloo East (23,501 journeys)
•Lewisham (17,220 journeys)
Full reports can be created on our dedicataed ODM Pages.

Neighbouring Stations

Below are Elmstead Woods's neighbouring stations, and the distance to them in miles. Click on a station to view details for that location.
Grove Park1.29