Volk's Electric Railway


Aquarium Station & Visitor Centre
Madeira Drive
East Sussex
Volks Railway - railway on its way

Ticket Prices

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult return fare£5.05 per ticket
Adult single fare£3.95 per ticket
Child (age 3-14) return fare£3.15 per ticket
Child (age 3-14) single fare£2.45 per ticket
Family return£13.25 per ticket
Family single£9.70 per ticket
Senior Return£3.95 per ticket
Senior Single£2.75 per ticket
To Half Way Adult£2.45 per ticket
To Half Way Single£1.65 per ticket

Doggies free.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Immediately east of Brighton Pier

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station: Brighton is 1 mileLocal buses stop nearby



  • Accessible Lift - Madeira Lift near to Half Way Station.
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Wheelchairs must be folded to fit on trains.
  • Disabled Parking - nearby (Madeira Drive).
  • Disabled persons toilet - nearby at each end.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible - provided wheelchair user is able to alight from wheelchair into train carriage and wheelchair is folded


  • Cafe - nearby.
  • Food Shop on site
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Outdoor eating area - nearby.
  • Picnic area - nearby.
  • Refreshments Available
  • Take away food - nearby.
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Baby changing - Near Half Way Station.
  • Children’s packs
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Beach / Coast within walking distance
  • Beach/Coast 5 min walking distance
  • Beer Garden
  • Dogs admitted on a lead - max 1 per person.
  • Dogs welcome
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours - Occasional.
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Toilets - nearby.

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking - Nearby (Madeira Drive}.
  • On site parking close by
  • Parking (charge) - Nearby (Madeira Drive).
  • Railway station within walking distance - Brighton Railway Station - 1 mile.
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • Special group rates

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre - On the beach, east of Brighton Pier.

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Educational Groups - Occasional talks for school groups via prior arrangement.
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted - Booking advised.
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available


Volks Railway - ready to get on board Volk's Electric Railway Tours, Brighton and Hove

Tel: +44 (0)1273 294478


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Opening Times

2022 (29 May 2022 - 30 Sept 2022)
Bank Holiday10:3018:15

* Open May to end of September including Bank Holidays.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change