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Travelling by train to Oakham Castle? The nearest station is Oakham, which is just a 7-minute walk away. Just hop on a CrossCountry train to get there, which run regular services from Oakham. Once you arrive at Oakham, step outside and head turn right onto Station Road then take a left onto Northgate, follow the road round until you get to Church Street. Cross the road and head down the small pathway between the church grounds and the school, at the end of the path turn left and you'll see Oakham Castle.

A visit to Oakham Castle will transport you back in time - it's a great way to spend a day with the family. Wander into the grounds of the castle or simply admire the historic walls from afar. Plus, once you're finished, you can have a wander around historic Oakham - there's so much to explore.

Visit the Oakham Castle official website for opening information.


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: None
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:30 - 12:45
Saturday 07:45 - 14:10
Sunday 12:00 - 19:00
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces28
Cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage spaces22
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Level access to Peterborough bound platform. Ramp from the road to the Leicester bound platform. Restricted access between the platforms. Limited assistance is available.

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Taxi number displayed on useful information poster.

Departures and arrivals from Oakham

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Melton MowbrayCrossCountry12:25Scheduled
to CambridgeCrossCountry12:46Scheduled
to CambridgeCrossCountry13:46Scheduled
to Melton MowbrayCrossCountry14:21Scheduled
to Stansted AirportCrossCountry15:46Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Stansted AirportCrossCountry12:25Scheduled
from Melton MowbrayCrossCountry12:45Scheduled
from Melton MowbrayCrossCountry13:45Scheduled
from CambridgeCrossCountry14:20Scheduled
from Melton MowbrayCrossCountry15:45Scheduled
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