First opened as Bentley Green in 1866, this station was renamed Great Bentley train station in 1877. It is managed by Abellio Greater Anglia and has two platforms with hourly services running on the Sunshine Coast Line, which is a branch of the Great Eastern Main Line. Great Bentley station serves residents living in Great Bentley village and the surrounding districts of Brightlingsea and Thorrington as well as other local areas. Passengers can take westbound services from Great Bentley station to Hythe and Colchester on Platform 1, and eastbound services run towards Walton-on-the-Naze and Kirby Cross on Platform 2. Train services run every hour in each direction.
Great Bentley train station is located close to the local village hall and a short stroll from the Great Bentley Cricket Club. The station is unstaffed with no ticket office, but facilities include a self-service ticket machine, toilets, a waiting room and step-free access.
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|Weekdays||07:00 - 14:00|
|Saturday||06:30 - 13:30|
|Staffing level||Part time|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Nearest station with more facilities|
The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Great Bentley are:
|Staff Help notes|
Please note that assistance is only available during the station staffed hours (see above), unless pre-booked.
|Customer Service notes|
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||Available|
|Carpark operator||Greater Anglia|
|Car parking spaces||6|
|Cycle storage spaces||10|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
Car par and within station
|Cycle storage notes||<p><span style="font-family: ;" data-sheets-rawvalue="10 Sheffield Stand spaces">10 Sheffield Stand spaces</span></p>|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Step-free access notes|
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Accessible taxis notes|
Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster
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