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Felixstowe station is the terminus of the Felixstowe Branch Line, and lies in the picturesque surroundings of Suffolk. The station was opened by the Great Eastern Railway in 1898, and was once officially visited by Queen Victoria, when she and five of her children holidayed in the seaside town. The red-brick, stone-dressed station building was described in the press at the time as having been built, "in a style which harmonises with its aristocratic surroundings". Today, the station runs hourly services through to Ipswich, calling at Trimley, Derby Road (Ipswich), Westerfield and Ipswich along the way. Not far from the station is Felixstowe Pier, a popular destination among visitors to the town. Once one of the longest in the country, the pier was intentionally demolished by Royal Engineers in World War II to prevent it being used as a landing point for enemy troops. Today it is home to an amusements arcade, and several traditional seaside chippies.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: There is no ticket office at Felixstowe station, ticket machines are available to purchase or collect tickets from. You can also buy tickets in advance online here.
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThere is no staff at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Single platform station, Step free access to platform from carpark
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
station unstaffed -Assistance by onboard staff
Customer Service notes
Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00. Sunday 10:00-20:00. Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00. 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 spaces18
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes
Cycle stands on platform 1, plus 2 cycle lockers
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Felixstowe station is served by a taxi rank or a cab office. Check availability before travelling, and pre-book if necessary. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.
The small, single-platform station is somewhat sparse. Its entrance on Railway Approach leads directly onto platform 1 (towards Ipswich), with flat, step-free access. The platform is home to a customer help point, sheltered and bench seating and a ticket machine. It also has a bike rack with 17 spaces. The station is situated close to a large retail superstore, which can be accessed via the adjacent car park.

Departures and arrivals from Felixstowe

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Felixstowe station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to IpswichGreater Anglia05:341Scheduled
to IpswichGreater Anglia06:361Scheduled
to IpswichGreater Anglia07:471Scheduled
to IpswichGreater Anglia08:541Scheduled
to IpswichGreater Anglia09:281Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from IpswichGreater Anglia05:301Scheduled
from IpswichGreater Anglia06:301Scheduled
from IpswichGreater Anglia07:401Scheduled
from IpswichGreater Anglia08:511Scheduled
from IpswichGreater Anglia09:231Scheduled
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