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Bures train station serves the village of Bures with trains running on the Gainsborough Line branch of the Great Eastern Main LineThe station originally opened in 1849 as part of the Stour Valley Railway; today it is managed by Greater Anglia. The usual off-peak services from Bures are hourly, though passengers should note that some trains to Bures stop by request only.  

It connects the village of Bures with Marks Tey, with a journey time of 12 minutes, and with Sudbury in a time of 8 minutes. Located in an attractive residential area, the single platform at Bures is lined with trees on both sides. The platform has seats for waiting passengers and a basic shelter in a small wooden hut which has stood at the station for many years. A larger station building once stood nearby, over three floors high and topped with a belfry which housed the train arrival bell.  

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Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities

The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Bures are:

  • Marks Tey
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
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 pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorGreater Anglia
Car parking spaces20
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces4
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
4 hoops in the car park
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes


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

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

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Departures and arrivals from Bures

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Bures station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Marks TeyGreater Anglia14:461On time
to Sudbury (Suffolk)Greater Anglia14:491On time
to Marks TeyGreater Anglia15:461On time
to Sudbury (Suffolk)Greater Anglia15:491On time
to Marks TeyGreater Anglia16:461On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Sudbury (Suffolk)Greater Anglia14:451On time
from Marks TeyGreater Anglia14:481On time
from Sudbury (Suffolk)Greater Anglia15:451On time
from Marks TeyGreater Anglia15:481On time
from Sudbury (Suffolk)Greater Anglia16:451On time
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