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45 miles down the line from London Liverpool Street, Great Chesterford train station serves the village of Great Chesterford in Essex with regular Greater Anglia service on the West Anglia Main Line. Typical off-peak service keeps an hourly schedule, with trains from Great Chesterford running northbound to Cambridge from platform 2 and southbound to London Liverpool Street from platform 1. Trains operate once an hour in both directions. At peak times, additional trains serve Great Chesterford.

Station facilities at Great Chesterford include self-service ticket machines with smartcard validators, cycle stands and CCTV-monitored storage, and customer help points on both platforms. Customer service provided via calling the customer relations team. There's public WiFi available throughout the station and train running information is provided with automated announcements over the PA system. Bench seating and waiting shelters are present on both platforms. There's step-free access to platform 1 (for London-bound trains), but no step-free access to Cambridge-bound platform 2.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Great Chesterford station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:15 - 11:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
Nearest station with more facilities

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

  • Whittlesford
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Please note that assistance is only available during the station staffed hours (see above), unless pre-booked.

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 spaces16
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

On platform 1

Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Step free access to platform 1 only.

No step free access to the Cambridge-bound platform.

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

Find station details and facilities information for Great Chesterford. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Great Chesterford station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Departures and arrivals from Great Chesterford

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Great Chesterford station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia05:321On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia06:041On time
to CambridgeGreater Anglia06:212On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia06:341On time
to CambridgeGreater Anglia06:352On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from CambridgeGreater Anglia05:321On time
from CambridgeGreater Anglia06:041On time
from Bishops StortfordGreater Anglia06:212On time
from CambridgeGreater Anglia06:341On time
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia06:352On time
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