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Leagrave station, just north of Luton in Bedfordshire, serves the small suburb on the Midland Main Line between Harlington and Luton. Built in 1868, Leagrave's station buildings were carefully restored in the 1980s, before a large-scale modernisation of the station in 2011, which retained the listed, original red-brick buildings of the 1800s but added ticket barriers and converted some of the former windows into doorways. The busy commuter station sees 1.8 million passengers a year carried on the four trains per hour to both Bedford and Brighton, with the latter travelling via Luton Airport, St Albans, London (just 35 minutes away), Gatwick Airport and Burgess Hill. Additional services leave the station for Kent and Three Bridges. Despite being a suburb of the largely residential Luton, Leagrave is within walking distance of several large open spaces. The nearby Chiltern Hills are a designated Area of Natural Beauty and treat visitors to lush fields, beautiful woodland and winding rivers.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 19:30
Saturday 06:00 - 19:20
Sunday 07:45 - 17:45
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxAvailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities

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

  • Luton
ToiletsAvailable
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 operatorMeteor Parking Ltd
Car parking spaces388
Carpark charges
Annual£950.00
Daily£6.40
Monthly£108.20
Three Monthly£299.00
Weekly£29.90
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces40
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platform 4
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Step free access to main entrance on platform 4. Steps to platform 1 and footbridge with steps to all platforms

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

Accessible taxis are available

Leagrave's station hall has a staffed ticket counter and several ticket machines. The ticket hall leads to platform 4, which has easy-access toilets, a customer help point and a bridge linking all four platforms. Grab a paper and snack from the small newsagent opposite the station building on platform 4, and head for the bench seating on platforms 1 or 4, or on the island between platforms 2 and 3, which also have passenger shelters each.

Frequently asked questions

Is Leagrave train station open?

Leagrave train station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Leagrave train station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Leagrave train station almost every day, although there may be less services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Leagrave train station.

Are there toilets in Leagrave train station?

Yes there are toilets available to use at Leagrave train station.

Are dogs allowed in Leagrave train station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Leagrave train station, but should be kept on a lead or comfortable in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Leagrave

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Leagrave station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to BedfordThameslink18:332On time
to BrightonThameslink18:361On time
to BedfordThameslink18:492Late
to Gatwick AirportThameslink18:521On time
to BedfordThameslink19:022On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BrightonThameslink18:332On time
from BedfordThameslink18:361On time
from Gatwick AirportThameslink18:482Late
from BedfordThameslink18:521On time
from BrightonThameslink19:022On time
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