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It may be around seven miles east of the more famous Bath, but the Wiltshire town of Bradford-on-Avon is a considerable tourist hotspot in its own right. Situated at the very southern tip of the Cotswolds, it was built on the wool industry, and today its historic centre is a cluster of old mills, cottages and grand town houses, most built in the beautiful local limestone. With a riverside location, fantastic countryside and some genuinely historic buildings - look out for the Grade II listed Tithe Barn - it's pretty close to being the perfect package. Situated on the south side of the River Avon and a short walk from the heart of town, the local station was opened in 1857 and still packs considerable period charm. It's on three main lines: Cardiff to Portsmouth, Gloucester to the South Coast and London Waterloo to Bristol, so despite its relatively small size, it has connections to the southwest and into the capital.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:20 - 13:40
Saturday 06:20 - 13:10
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities

The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Bradford-on-Avon are:

  • Bath
  • Trowbridge
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
During normal staffed hours.
Customer Service notes
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameCouncil Managed Car Park
Carpark operatorLocal Council
Car parking spaces180
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces16
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platform 1
Cycle storage notes<p>Please note cycles can be carried on our trains free of charge restriction apply please pick a "cycling by train" leaflet at your local station.</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Ramped access to platform 1.  Step free inter platform access by road only.

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

Accessible taxis are not available

The station's main entrance is in a large car park opposite the junction of Frome Road and the A363. The ticket hall has a small staffed ticket desk and ticket machines, and leads out onto platform 2, which has a waiting room and some bench seating. A footbridge leads across to platform 1, but there is no step-free access to this platform from the station - ask staff about alternative routes.

Departures and arrivals from Bradford-on-Avon

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Bradford-on-Avon station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to FrattonGreat Western Railway13:54Late
to Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway14:111On time
to Bristol Temple MeadsSouth Western Railway14:361On time
to Portsmouth HarbourGreat Western Railway14:492On time
to Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway15:121On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway13:54Late
from Portsmouth HarbourGreat Western Railway14:101On time
from London WaterlooSouth Western Railway14:351On time
from Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway14:482On time
from Portsmouth HarbourGreat Western Railway15:121On time
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