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Surrounded by waterways feeding into the River Great Ouse and down to the North Sea, King’s Lynn boasted a sizeable seaport and trade routes within Britain and abroad by the late 12th century. Much of its history is still in evidence today with its tide clock at St Margaret's Church harking back to the town’s maritime prosperity, and one of its three market days dating back to the 1100s. Tuesday’s Georgian Market Place, once the home to public witch executions, has a gruesome reminder of the local ‘witch’s heart’ legend seared into the brickwork above a window. King's Lynn station opened in 1849 amid fears that the railway would challenge the port’s prominence. In fact, a spur connected the station to the harbour to transport shipped goods into London. Today the town is a major shopping hub with shops and restaurants lining the cobbled streets, and the Vancouver Quarter shopping centre is a must-see.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:30 - 20:00
Saturday 05:30 - 19:30
Sunday 07:50 - 17:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxAvailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Refreshments available on station concourse
ATMAvailable
ATM notes
ATM located in station entrance
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
Toilets notesWC on station concourse
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Please contact the Helpline 0800 058 2844 before the day of travel to ensure arrangements are in place.
Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorMeteor Parking Ltd
Car parking spaces212
Carpark charges
Annual£799.00
Daily£5.20
Monthly£90.80
Off-peak£3.00
Three Monthly£249.00
Weekly£23.70
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces104
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
STATION ENTRANCE
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes
Step free access to all platforms and Booking Office.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available

King’s Lynn has three platforms, although one is no longer in use. There are car parks on either side of the station, with side entrances direct into the station and one main entrance from Blackfriar’s Road. The concourse includes a restaurant, baby-changing facilities, toilets and a ticket office. Trains travelling to London King’s Cross leave from either platform.

Departures and arrivals from Kings Lynn

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Kings Lynn station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Kings CrossGreat Northern18:441On time
to London Kings CrossGreat Northern19:441On time
to London Kings CrossGreat Northern20:401On time
to London Kings CrossGreat Northern21:441On time
to CambridgeGreat Northern22:581On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Hunstanton BusGreat Northern18:121On time
from London Kings CrossGreat Northern18:301On time
from Hunstanton BusGreat Northern19:091On time
from London Kings CrossGreat Northern19:311On time
from London Kings CrossGreat Northern20:012On time
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