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Once featured in an episode of the TV series Lovejoy, Stansted Mountfitchet train station, which still retains its original 1845 station building, serves as a quick 8 minute rail connection to Stansted Airport. Trains for here depart hourly throughout the day while also within easy direct reach is London Liverpool Street with trains leaving every 30 minutes. The second of the station's 2 platforms run hourly direct train journey options north to Cambridge too.

Stansted Mountfitchet train station, which is served by Greater Anglia trains, has a handful of pubs within easy walking distance. Just 200 metres away can be found the living history museum of the Mountfitchet Castle and Norman village which features a reconstructed motte and bailey fort of the Norman original once sited here. A further 5 minute stroll away can be found the House on the Hill Toy Museum with its vast 70,000 + collection of toys which date from Victorian times to the present day. Bus services are also within walking distance of the station and for those in search of tranquil green spaces a little further afield is Hatfield Forest Nature Reserve – a royal hunting forest which dates from Norman times. Alternatively, those looking for the multiple attractions of London's bright lights will find them all just 41 minutes away by direct trains from Stansted Mountfitchet. An even shorter journey of 33 minutes directly links the railway station of Stansted Mountfitchet with the historic university city of Cambridge. Popular for punting, it has a picturesque riverside setting and a wealth of museums and galleries along with a buzzing theatre scene.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Stansted Mountfitchet station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 13:00
Saturday 06:00 - 13:00
Sunday 08:00 - 15:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Cold drinks vending machine Food vending machine
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Toilets notes<p>An accessible toilet is available in the ticket office area. Key available upon request.</p>
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Please note that assistance is only available during the station staffed hours (see above), unless pre-booked.

Customer Service notes

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

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

Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNational Car Parks Ltd
Car parking spaces66
Carpark charges
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
10 cycle spaces on Platforms 1/2
Step-free accessPart of station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

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Departures and arrivals from Stansted Mountfitchet

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Stansted Mountfitchet station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Stansted AirportGreater Anglia05:242On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia05:521On time
to Cambridge NorthGreater Anglia06:18On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia06:181On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia06:52On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia05:242On time
from CambridgeGreater Anglia05:521On time
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia06:18On time
from Stansted AirportGreater Anglia06:181On time
from Cambridge NorthGreater Anglia06:52On time
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