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St Bees Railway Station is used by the little coastal community of the same name and the surrounding villages in Cumbria. It was constructed in the mid-19th century by the Whitehaven and Furness Junction Railway and is officially the most westerly station in the North of the country.  Today, the station and the trains that pass through on the Cumbrian Coast Line are managed by Northern and serve around 50,000 passengers annually. The achingly beautiful stone stationmaster’s house complete with old “St Bees” signage still exists along one of the platforms, though it is no longer used as the ticket office. Passengers are required to buy their tickets in advance or on board the train with the conductor. There’s an irregular hourly direct service to Carlisle in 1 hour 17 minutes and Barrow-in-furness in 1 hour 13 minutes.

The village is famous for its St. Bees Head which marks the start of a beautiful coastal walk that overlooks the glittering Irish Sea. If that’s not your thing, consider bringing your clubs for a game on the Saint Bees School Golf Course.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
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 pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorLocal Council
Car parking spaces5
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
This station is not suitable for the extremely mobility impaired. Although there is level access onto platforms, they are very low and the use of wooden steps is required to board trains.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from St Bees

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into St Bees station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Barrow-in-FurnessNorthern06:262On time
to Barrow-in-FurnessNorthern07:122On time
to CarlisleNorthern07:131On time
to Barrow-in-FurnessNorthern07:392On time
to CarlisleNorthern08:051Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from MaryportNorthern06:262On time
from Barrow-in-FurnessNorthern07:101On time
from CarlisleNorthern07:122On time
from CarlisleNorthern07:392On time
from Barrow-in-FurnessNorthern08:041Scheduled
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