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Trains to Felixstowe

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

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.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False


  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones :
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • 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 :
  • Nearest station with more facilities :

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


  • CCTV :



  • Car parking spaces : 0

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 36
  • Sheltered cycle storage :
  • Cycle storage CCTV : False
  • Cycle storage location : Cycle stands on platform 1, plus 2 cycle lockers
  • Cycle storage notes :

    2 lockers andÿ34 Sheffield Stand spaces


  • 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 Felixstowe


Railway Approach, Felixstowe, IP11 9UD
Ticket Office Hours

Useful links when visiting Felixstowe by train