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It's easy to reach Ludlow Castle by rail. Hop on a train to Ludlow, which is served by Transport for Wales services from Manchester and Cardiff. From Ludlow, it's just a 12-minute walk to Ludlow Castle. Simply exit the station, on to Station Drive and turn left on to Upper Galdeford. Follow the road left on to Tower Street, which becomes King Street. Follow this road until you can see the castle's walls jutting out in the distance.

A visit to Ludlow Castle will transport you back in time - it's a great way to spend a day with the family. Wander into the grounds or simply admire the imposing walls from afar.

For more information about opening times, visit Ludlow Castle’s website.

Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: The ticket office is operated by a third party ticketing agent
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:50 - 16:50
Saturday 06:50 - 12:50
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03333 211 202
Lost Property Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/lostproperty
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Help provided by on train staff.
Customer Service notes
Contact our Customer Relations team directly on customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk.
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameLudlow Station Car Park
Carpark operatorNational Car Parks Ltd
Car parking spaces37
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

Limited cycle stands are available on Platform 2.

Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Platform 2 (for services to Abergavenny, Newport and Cardiff) is accessed using the station stepped footbridge. There is also a long steep path which is accessed from Grave Hill, however using this route is likely to add up to 15 minutes to the time required to access the platform.

Customers requiring step free access to and from the platform serving Avergavenny, Newport and Cardiff are recommended to use the nearest step free station.

The nearest station with step-free access is Craven Arms.

If you require step-free access, please arrive on the right side of the station for travelling - there is no step-free access between the two platforms.

Please see the Craven Arms station page for more information.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Departures and arrivals from Ludlow

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Ludlow station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Milford HavenTransport for Wales06:022On time
to Manchester PiccadillyTransport for Wales06:111On time
to Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales06:432On time
to Manchester PiccadillyTransport for Wales07:131On time
to CarmarthenTransport for Wales07:182On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from CreweTransport for Wales06:012On time
from Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales06:111On time
from ShrewsburyTransport for Wales06:422On time
from Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales07:121On time
from CreweTransport for Wales07:182On time
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