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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

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 BedfordThameslink00:222Late
to BedfordThameslink00:351On time
to BedfordThameslink00:362On time
to BedfordThameslink00:562On time
to BedfordThameslink01:162On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BrightonThameslink00:222Late
from BrightonThameslink00:351On time
from BrightonThameslink00:362On time
from BrightonThameslink00:562On time
from BrightonThameslink01:162On time
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