Getting Here

Opening Times

Monday – Friday: 7.30am
Weekends and Bank Holidays: 9.00am

Closing Times (last gate closed)

January: 5.00pm
February: 6.00pm
March: 6.30pm
April: 8.30pm
May: 9.30pm
June: 9.30pm
July: 9.30pm
August: 9.00pm
September: 8.00pm
October: 7.00pm
November: 5.00pm
December: 4.30pm

These times are approximate! For opening times for specific attractions please see the ‘Things to Do’ sections.

Information Centre

The Information Centre is located near the Penge entrance of the park, opposite the café (which is currently closed). It is manned by volunteers at weekends from 11am to 3pm.

Please contact for enquiries outside of these times.

Getting to Us…

By train
The park is a short walk from Crystal Palace Station or Penge West Station.

By bus

Routes serving the park and its surrounding area include 3, 122, 157, 202, 227, 249, 322, 358, 363, 410, 417, 432, 450.

By car
Free parking is available at the Thicket Road and Anerley Hill and Crystal Palace Park Road entrances to the park.


You can download a leaflet guide to the park here.