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Located just north of Ipswich, Needham Market train station serves the town of Needham Market with regular Greater Anglia trains operating on the Great Eastern Main Line. Trains from Needham Market operate once an hour between Cambridge northbound from platform 1 and the Ipswich terminus immediately southbound from platform 2.

Now in private use, Needham Market’s main railway building is a Grade II-listed structure. A station car park and set of bicycle stands are provided for customer use ahead of travel. As there are no ticketing provisions, tickets must be purchased ahead of time or on board from a guard. Display boards provide train-running information. A permanent brick waiting shelter with bench seating is installed on platform 2, and there's an open-air bench near the customer help point located on platform 1. There's step-free access to platform 1 (for Cambridge) from the car park and road only.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Needham Market station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities

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

  • Stowmarket
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00ÿ
Sunday 10:00-20:00ÿ
Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00ÿ

The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8).

Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.


Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameThere is a public car park next to the station
Carpark operatorMid Suffolk District Council
Car parking spaces22
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes
Car park
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Step free access to Norwich-bound platform only.

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

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

Find station details and facilities information for Needham Market. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Needham Market station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Departures and arrivals from Needham Market

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Needham Market station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to CambridgeGreater Anglia05:171On time
to IpswichGreater Anglia05:552On time
to CambridgeGreater Anglia06:271On time
to IpswichGreater Anglia06:502On time
to CambridgeGreater Anglia07:031On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from IpswichGreater Anglia05:171On time
from Bury St EdmundsGreater Anglia05:552On time
from IpswichGreater Anglia06:271On time
from Bury St EdmundsGreater Anglia06:502On time
from IpswichGreater Anglia07:031On time
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