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Trains to Alresford (Essex)

Tucked along the Sunshine Coast Line in the East of England, Alresford Railway Station serves the village of Alresford, Essex. Located 57 miles down line from London Liverpool Street, Alresford Station was first opened in the 1860s by Tendring Hundred Railway. Today the station has two platforms serving destinations in both London and the south. The station is equipped with self-serve ticket machines, smartcard validators, and departure and arrival screens. Step-free access is available to both platforms, as are ramps for train access. Although the original station building is disused, tickets are sold from a small cabin close to Station Road.


Trains to Alresford Station call once an hour, Monday through Sunday, to all destinations from Colchester to Walton-on-the-Naze. On Sundays, northbound trains serve Alresford station to London, Stratford, and other stations, and southbound to Clacton-on-Sea. At peak times, additional services operate between London Liverpool Street and Clacton-on-Sea. Local buses serve Colchester, Clacton, and Brightlingsea.

Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Alresford (Essex). Also find live train departures and arrivals for Alresford (Essex) station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays06:30 - 13:30
    Saturday 06:30 - 13:30
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False


  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones :
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Staff Help Notes :

    Please note that assistance is only available during the station staffed hours (see above), unless pre-booked.

  • Customer Service Notes :

    Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00ÿ
    Sunday 10:00-20:00ÿ
    Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00ÿ

    The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8).

    Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

  • Customer help points : False
  • Nearest station with more facilities : The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Alresford are:
    • Wivenhoe
    • Great Bentley



  • Car parking spaces : 0

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available : False
  • Cycle storage spaces : 10
  • Sheltered cycle storage :
  • Cycle storage CCTV : False
  • Cycle storage location :

    Up platform


  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :


  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter : False
  • Accessible taxis : unknown
  • Accessible taxis notes :

    Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

Trains to Alresford (Essex)


Station Road, Alresford, CO7 8AA
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:30 - 13:30
Saturday 06:30 - 13:30

Alresford Live Departures



Greater Anglia

Plat. 2

On time



Greater Anglia

Plat. 2

On time