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Amberley Chalk Pit Museum Amberley Wednesday 29th May 2024

Travel back in time and explore the South’s working past in a former quarry and limeworks, located in the heart of the South Downs National Park. With over 40 exhibit areas to discover, including a narrow-gauge railway, historic buses, rural crafts and extensive communications displays. For further information on the museum, click this link: Amberley Chalk Pits Museum.

This train splits at Horsham.  Please ensure you travel in the rear portion of the train (destination Bognor Regis) rather than the front portion of the train (destination Southampton Central).

Note platforms shown above are those booked, but as these may change on the day, please reconfirm that they are correct with station customer information systems before boarding.

Amberley Chalk Pits Museum is almost adjacent to Amberley Station.

Return Travel to London

Trains for London Victoria depart Amberley at 17 minutes past the hour with a journey time of approximately 1 ½ hours.  For example, the 15.17 from Amberley arrives London Victoria at 16.45.


Adult tickets to the Chalk Pits Museum cost £17.00.  For those 60 or over, the cost is £15.00.  However, admission is only £19.50 for two people with a National Rail 2 for 1 voucher and evidence of a valid train ticket to Amberley.  To get a voucher, click this link: Amberley Museum 2 for 1.  Tickets can be brought in advance from Amberley Chalk Pits Museum website, or pay on the day when entering the museum.

Educational Free Pass

This is an educational visit, so those members with protected (safeguarded) travel facilities can apply for an educational free pass.  Please see: Free Pass for further information.

The free pass ticket should be from your home station to Amberley.


To book, please email: Malcom Pym

National Rail Tickets to Amberley

For those cannot use an Education Free Pass (see above) the cheapest ticket combination for the trains above from London Victoria

Outward: Advance Single: £7,00 or £4.60 with a valid railcard

Return:  Advance Single: £7.00 or £4.60 with a valid railcard.

Note that advance tickets are quota-controlled, so booking as early as possible is strongly recommended before the lower price ‘tiers’ sell out. Advance tickets can only be used on the booked train.

If you do not want to be restricted to specific trains, the cheapest flexible ticket, which can be purchased on the day is:

London Terminals to Amberley off Peak Day Return £31.50 or £20.75 with a valid railcard, including a Network Railcard.  Note that ticket queues at Victoria station can be significant, so advance purchase and ticket collection is recommended.

Tickets can be purchased at: Southern Railway or any National Rail website. DO NOT use thetrainline or other similar third party sites as you will pay more as these sites charge fees which National Rail Train Operator websites and some third party websites do not charge.

London Victoria


09.35 (Plat 16)

1J18 / 1B18

Southern Railway Service to Bognor Regis & Southampton Central

East Croydon


09.53 (Plat 3)




Travel to Amberley from London