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Southeastern Trains

Southeastern, also known as London & South Eastern Railway Limited, is owned by Govia. It runs services across South East England.

Trains operate on three main routes: the Southeastern Main Line from London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross to Dover, the Chatham Main Line between London Victoria and Dover/Ramsgate, and the Highspeed 1 line from London St Pancras.

Southeastern Train Map

On the Highspeed 1 line, you can reach most destinations in the South East of England quickly. If you fancy a trip to the beach, you could go to Margate, Ramsgate or Herne Bay. If you’d prefer to take in some culture, you may want to journey to Canterbury or Tunbridge Wells. Use our Southeastern train map to decide where you would like to go and purchase your tickets with our booking engine.

If you’re looking to journey across Europe, Southeastern trains stop at St Pancras International, Stratford International, and Ebbsfleet International stations.

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Southeastern Customer Relations

Telephone: 0345 322 7021

Post: Southeastern Customer Services, PO Box 10422, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 9EL

Cycle Reservations: Visit the Southeastern cycle page.

Assisted Travel: 0800 783 4524

Lost Property: Visit the Southeastern lost property page.

Service Disruptions

Engineering works or flooding on the line could disrupt your travel

Keep up to date with any disruptions by visiting Southeastern's live train arrivals and departures page.

Delay Repay

If your Southeastern journey is delayed by as little as 15 minutes, you will be entitled to a full or partial refund. Compensation is offered on delays as follows:

The exact refunds available are as below.
15 Minutes to 29 Minutes delay
Single: 25% of the ticket price
12.5% of the ticket price

30 Minutes to 59 Minutes delay
Single: 50% of the ticket price
Return: 25% of the ticket price

1 hour - 1 hour 59 minutes
Single: 100% of the ticket price
Return: 50% of the ticket price

2 hours or more
Single: 100% of the ticket price
Return: 100% of the ticket price

Frequently Asked Questions

What trains do Southeastern use?

Southeastern uses a variety of trains for each of their lines. They use the Hitachi AT300 395 Javelin on their Highspeed 1 line, while the Bomardier Electrostar 375 is the most commonly used on their mainline.

What is Southeastern high speed?

Southeastern highspeed trains reach a high speed of 140mph. Mainline trains reach speeds of up to 100mph.

Who owns Southeastern Rail?

Southeastern rail, also known as London & South Eastern Railway Limited is owned by Govia.