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Passengers on the train to Machynlleth will get a sense of the area's outstanding natural beauty as they travel along the Dyfi Valley with the wooded hills rising just north of the tracks. Trains to Machynlleth travel between Shrewsbury and Pwllheli or Aberystwyth, with some services to Birmingham International. The solid-stone station buildings that welcome travellers today date back to opening of the Newtown and Machynlleth Railway in 1863. The station at Machynlleth is on the northern edge of the town, and about a seven-minute walk from the main shopping area along Heol Maengwyn and Heol Pentrerhedyn, where you will also find banks, restaurants and a number of pubs. The walk will take you past Machynlleth's Musuem of Modern Art (MoMA) Wales. Machynlleth is a popular destination for walkers and mountain-bikers, with a number of trails leading out from the town and into the surrounding countryside.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:15 - 18:15
Saturday 05:15 - 18:15
Sunday 08:15 - 17:15
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03333 211 202
Lost Property Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/lostproperty
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Help provided by on train staff.
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces30
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces8
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
at the station front
Cycle storage notes<p>4 hoops</p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Work is currently (Jan 2016) underway to provide a footbridge with lifts for step free access between platforms.  This means that most services are operating to and from platform 2.  If you are travelling to Machynlleth and unable to use stairs please notify the conductor.  If you are planning to travel to or from Machynlleth, please ask a member of staff for assistance or for further information.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
The main entrance at Machynlleth station leads through the ticket hall, where you will also find a cafe, to platform 2 for trains to Shrewsbury and Birmingham. The toilets are also on this side of the tracks. Platform 1, for trains to Aberystwyth and Pwllheli, can be reached via a footbridge. For step-free access, passengers should use the entrance direction on to this platform, where there is also an additional waiting room. The car park has 30 spaces.

Departures and arrivals from Machynlleth

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Machynlleth station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to AberystwythTransport for Wales14:492On time
to PwllheliTransport for Wales14:532On time
to ShrewsburyTransport for Wales16:20On time
to AberystwythTransport for Wales16:462On time
to PwllheliTransport for Wales16:502On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from PwllheliTransport for Wales15:592On time
from AberystwythTransport for Wales16:042On time
from ShrewsburyTransport for Wales16:30On time
from PwllheliTransport for Wales17:572On time
from AberystwythTransport for Wales18:042On time
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