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Trains to Letchworth Garden City

Letchworth Garden City train station first opened in 1903 and connects the world's first garden city to London's King's Cross station, the fastest service taking just 36 minutes. Rebuilt in 1912 the station was fashioned in an "arts and crafts" style, recognising this unique style the building is now Grade 2 listed. With regular services to both London and Cambridge with the combined lure of vast green spaces, strong sense of community and leisure facilities nearby Letchworth Garden City station is well positioned to serve commuters. For example, Letchworth Garden City to Cambridge with Great Northern takes on average 31 minutes whilst services to Stevenage take just 10 minutes. 

With the station located in the heart of Letchworth within a few minutes, you can find yourself in the middle of the high street with ample shops, restaurants and hotels to suit any budget. If you're looking to explore the history of Letchworth there are several museums nearby including the International Garden Cities Exhibition, the Community Museum and the Spirella Building. The latter being a former corset factory which was restored in 1996 and is a popular wedding venue with a majestic ballroom and immaculately landscaped gardens. 

Letchworth Garden City station recently featured on BBC2's Great British Train Journeys with Michael Portillo travelling from Letchworth Garden City to Herne Hill.

Station details & facilities

Letchworth has two platforms, with access to platform 2 via a footbridge or a lift.

Entering the station you will find a ticket hall, self service machines, newsagent and photo booth. Both platforms have sheltered waiting areas whilst on platform 1 you will also find a coffee shop and toilets. 

Outside of the station there are pay and display parking spaces, cycle storage and a local taxi rank. 

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available :
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays06:10 - 20:00
    Saturday 07:00 - 19:30
    Sunday 09:00 - 17:10
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False

Luggage

Facilities

  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones :
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Station Buffet notes : Refreshments available on platform 1
  • Staff Help Notes : Please contact the Helpline 0800 058 2844 before the day of travel to ensure arrangements are in place.
  • Customer help points : False

CCTV

  • CCTV :

Shops

  • Shops available :

Toilets

  • Toilets available :
  • Toilets description : WC's LOCATED ON PLATFORM 1
  • Showers : False
  • Baby change : False

WiFi

Parking

  • Car parking spaces : 0

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 96
  • Sheltered cycle storage :
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage location : Station entrance
  • Cycle storage notes :

    Owned by Euro Car Parks

Accessibility

  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Lifts to all platforms.

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter : False
  • Accessible taxis : unknown
  • Accessible taxis notes :

    Accessible taxis are not available

Trains to Letchworth Garden City

Address

Station Road, Letchworth, SG6 3AN
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:10 - 20:00
Saturday 07:00 - 19:30
Sunday 09:00 - 17:10

Useful links when visiting Letchworth Garden City by train