Fishbourne railway station

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National Rail
Fishbourne railway station 67.jpg
A train about to depart for Chichester
General information
LocationFishbourne, Chichester
Grid referenceSU835050
Managed bySouthern
Other information
Station codeFSB
ClassificationDfT category F1
Key dates
1 April 1906Opened
2016/17Decrease 53,922
2017/18Increase 64,198
2018/19Increase 71,168
2019/20Decrease 67,724
2020/21Decrease 25,782
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

Fishbourne railway station serves the village of Fishbourne, West Sussex, England. It is 30 miles 12 chains (30.15 miles, 48.52 km) from Brighton.[1]

The London, Brighton and South Coast Railway (LB&SCR) opened the station at Fishbourne on 1 April 1906.[2][page needed] It is located on the West Coastway Line that runs between Brighton and Southampton. The station is roughly half a mile walk from Fishbourne Roman Palace. Just east of this station at Fishbourne Crossing the single track veered off for the branch line between Chichester and Midhurst.


Fishbourne station is unstaffed and tickets must be purchased from the self-service ticket machine at the station entrance. The station has seated areas and passenger help points on both platforms.

Step-free access is available to both platforms at the station.[3]


All services at Fishbourne are operated by Southern using Class 313 and 377 EMUs.

The typical off-peak service in trains per hour is:[4]

During the peak hours, there are additional services to Brighton, London Victoria, Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour.

On Sundays, the service to Littlehampton extends to Brighton and the service to Portsmouth & Southsea extends to Portsmouth Harbour.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station



  1. ^ Yonge, John (November 2008) [1994]. Jacobs, Gerald (ed.). Railway Track Diagrams 5: Southern & TfL (3rd ed.). Bradford on Avon: Trackmaps. map 20D. ISBN 978-0-9549866-4-3.
  2. ^ Hand, M. (ed.). The Fishbourne Book. Fishbourne: Fishbourne Book Group. ISBN 0-86260-565-2.
  3. ^ "Fishbourne station information". Southern. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Timetable 27: Southampton and Portsmouth to Brighton" (PDF). Southern, December 2019.

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Coordinates: 50°50′20″N 0°48′54″W / 50.839°N 0.815°W / 50.839; -0.815