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Trains to Knebworth travel through the Hertfordshire countryside before coming to rest in a charming village station. It was something of a latecomer to the network, opening in 1884 - over 30 years after the Great Northern Railway first came through the area. Today Knebworth station is just 35 minutes from London Kings Cross on the East Coast Main Line, and also offers services to Cambridge and Peterborough. Knebworth's original settlement grew up around the area now known as Old Knebworth. Development of the contemporary Knebworth village began in the late 1800s in the wake of the arrival of rail and the subsequent Great North Road. It's mostly residential, but you'll find a few pubs and local shops either side of the railway bridge on Station Road. As well as the surrounding countryside, the area is famous for hosting huge outdoor concerts at Knebworth Park - Queen's final performance in 1986 brought in an estimated 300,000 fans.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:50 - 13:15
Saturday 08:00 - 13:45
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
ShopsAvailable
PostboxAvailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMAvailable
ATM notes
ATM located in station entrance
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Knebworth are:
  • Stevenage
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Please phone the Helpline to ensure arrangements are in place on 0800 058 2844.
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorMeteor Parking Ltd
Car parking spaces48
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 spaces20
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
In the station entrance
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
Step free access to Booking Office only. Stairs to all platforms
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

Knebworth station's main entrance is on Station Approach, and leads into a concourse with a ticket counter on the right and a ticket machine outside. All four platforms are connected via a stepped subway - there is currently no step-free access. Platform 4 (towards Cambridge and Peterborough) is closest to the ticket office, with platform 1 (towards London) at the far end of the subway. There are shelters and help points on all four platforms.

Departures and arrivals from Knebworth

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Knebworth station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to StevenageGreat Northern03:59On time
to Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern05:49On time
to Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern06:19On time
to Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern06:49On time
to HitchinGreat Northern07:00On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern03:59On time
from HitchinGreat Northern05:49On time
from HitchinGreat Northern06:19On time
from HitchinGreat Northern06:49On time
from Welwyn Garden CityGreat Northern07:00On time
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