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You could be forgiven for thinking that Matlock Bath station - a tiny, one-platform stop with neither a ticket office nor ticket machines - serves an obscure rural village. In fact, this charming Derbyshire spot is hugely popular with tourists, with a dramatic gorge setting, a string of traditional pubs and cafes, and a major visitor attraction in the shape of the Heights of Abraham. Situated on the southeast fringes of the Peak District, it's also a popular starting point for local walks. The station itself is right in the heart of the village, on the banks of the River Derwent. It opened in 1849, and its original building - now used as an education centre by Derbyshire Wildlife Trust - has a distinctive Swiss-chalet style that was intended to fit the backdrop of high cliffs and green hills. The cable car to the Heights of Abraham, a cliff-top country park, is just north of the station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: There is no ticket office at Matlock Bath station, ticket machines are available to purchase or collect tickets from. You can also buy tickets in advance online here.
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThere is no staff at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Level ramped access to single platform and waiting shelter
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces12
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Matlock Bath station has neither a taxi rank nor a cab office. Advance booking is essential. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.
There is very little navigating to do at Matlock Bath. A ramp from the large car park leads directly onto the single platform, and the only facilities are a small shelter, some bench seating and a bike rack with five spaces. Local shops are just over the road if you need refreshments, and there's no need to worry about the lack of ticket facilities - tickets can be bought from the guard on board the train.

Departures and arrivals from Matlock Bath

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Matlock Bath station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to MatlockEast Midlands Railway08:251On time
to MatlockEast Midlands Railway08:411On time
to MatlockEast Midlands Railway10:281On time
to MatlockEast Midlands Railway10:401On time
to MatlockEast Midlands Railway12:251On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway08:251On time
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway08:411On time
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway10:281On time
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway10:401On time
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway12:251On time
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