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Poynton train station lies on the Stoke to Manchester line 11 miles south of Manchester between Adlington and Bramhall and serves the town of Poynton, Cheshire. The train services are provided by Northern, who operate a typical off-peak hourly service northbound to Manchester Piccadilly and southbound to Stoke-on-Trent. The fastest journey times to Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent from this station are 23 minutes 34 and minutes respectively.  

Poynton train station was built in 1887 and is now a listed heritage building. The station won the award for Cheshire’s Best Kept Station in 2007 and 2015, the award for Best Kept Gardens in 2013. and the WW1 Commemoration Award in 2014  

The station consists of two platforms on either side of the tracks. Both platforms have level access and they are connected by a footbridge, or via the Chester Road overbridge. There is a staffed ticket office on platform 1. Bus connections can be made from the nearby Chester Road.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:30 - 14:00
Saturday 07:30 - 14:50
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNorthern Rail
Car parking spaces40
Carpark charges
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes
Macclesfield Platform: Level access from station front through ticket office or side gate straight onto platform. Manchester Platform: Level access from car park through gate straight onto platform. Access between platforms via footbridge up 31 steps across bridge and down 30 steps with rest landings and handrails both sides, or via Chester Road overbridge . Access onto trains by means of wheelchair ramp is dependent on the type of train. Contact Travel Assistance Helpline for information.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Poynton

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Poynton station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Stoke-on-TrentNorthern15:071On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern15:292On time
to Stoke-on-TrentNorthern16:071On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern16:292On time
to Stoke-on-TrentNorthern17:071On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern15:071On time
from Stoke-on-TrentNorthern15:282On time
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern16:071On time
from Stoke-on-TrentNorthern16:282On time
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern17:071On time
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