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Elmswell Railway Station serves the village of Elmswell in Suffolk with regular Abellio Greater Anglia trains through Cambridgeshire and beyond via the Ipswich to Ely Line. Trains from Elmswell typically depart once an hour in each direction; westbound trains from Elmswell run towards Cambridge via Dullingham and Kennett in alternate hours and eastbound towards Ipswich. Elmswell lies between Thurston and Stowmarket on the line.  

Passengers travelling from Elmswell may stow their cycles at the station stands present on platform 2, or in the cycle lockers on platform 2. There are no ticketing provisions at this station, so passengers should purchase tickets in advance or on board from a ticket agent. Payphones located in the station accept both card and coin payment. There are customer help points on both platforms, as well as waiting shelters with bench seating. A travel shop is located off platform 1. The station is wholly step-free accessible via ramp. 

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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 Elmswell are:

  • Stowmarket
  • Bury St Edmunds
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
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces8
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Cycle stands on platform 1, cycle lockers on platform 2
Cycle storage notes<p><span style="font-family: ;" data-sheets-rawvalue="10 Sheffield Stand spaces">6&yuml;Sheffield Stand spaces</span> and 2 lockers</p>
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 Elmswell

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Elmswell station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to IpswichGreater Anglia21:382On time
to CambridgeGreater Anglia21:421On time
to IpswichGreater Anglia22:382On time
to Bury St EdmundsGreater Anglia22:441On time
to IpswichGreater Anglia23:402On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from CambridgeGreater Anglia21:382On time
from IpswichGreater Anglia21:421On time
from CambridgeGreater Anglia22:382On time
from IpswichGreater Anglia22:441On time
from CambridgeGreater Anglia23:402On time
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