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Thirty miles from London, the town of Stevenage was once a popular pit stop for stagecoaches. In the modern era, it remains a modestly important transport hub, whisking commuters to London Kings Cross in under half an hour and connecting to Doncaster, Leeds and York in the north. The original station of 1850 was north of the town, and its completion was a source of some controversy, sparking fears that the rail line would cripple the thriving stagecoach business – which, unsurprisingly, it eventually did.

Stevenage entered a new phase of development after winning New Town status in the 1940s and gained a pedestrianized town centre – one of Britain’s first – to which the station finally moved in 1973. As well as the shops, check out the nearby Fairlands Valley Park, with its large watersports lake, and Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, a complex of theatres and fitness facilities just across the road from the station.

Trains calling at Stevenage include services from Great Northern, Thameslink and LNER.

From 25th October 2021, a brand-new train operator called Lumo will run between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh via the East Coast Main Line, calling at Stevenage, Newcastle and Morpeth, although only a limited number of services will stop at Stevenage. Learn more about Lumo trains.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 06:15:00 until 20:30:00
  • Saturday open from 06:45:00 until 21:30:00
  • Sunday open from 08:00:00 until 20:15:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at all times.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
ATM notes
ATM located in station entrance
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
This is a Category A station: This station has step-free level access to the platforms via lifts. Assistance Meeting Point is the ticket office.
Toilets notesWC available on station concourse
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark nameRailway North
Carpark operatorStevenage Borough Council
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces266
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Long and short term car park areas
Cycle storage notesThere is cycle storage available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
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

Stevenage station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Trains to Stevenage station

Stevenage train station is mainly served by LNER, Great Northern and Thameslink trains.

LNER trains connect Leeds to Stevenage in 1h 57m, while both Great Northern and Thameslink run from Cambridge to Stevenage (40m) and London Kings Cross to Stevenage (43m).

Since 25th October 2021, a brand-new train operator called Lumo has been running between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh via the East Coast Main Line, calling at Stevenage, Newcastle and Morpeth, although only a limited number of services are stopping at Stevenage. Learn more about Lumo trains.

Need more information on how to get to Stevenage by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Stevenage.

Stevenage train station departures and arrivals

Want to know when your next train from/to Stevenage station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Stevenage railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Stevenage.

There are entrances on both sides of the station, connecting to Stevenage Leisure Park on the west side and the town centre on the east. Both lead to the main concourse, which is over the four main platforms with stairs and lifts to the lower level. The toilets can be found in the main concourse beyond the ticket gates.

Stevenage train station parking

Stevenage train station has one main car park, which is located on the town centre side. Step-free access is available here, as well as throughout the whole station.

From 25th October 2021, a brand-new train operator called Lumo will run between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh via the East Coast Main Line, calling at Stevenage, Newcastle and Morpeth, although only a limited number of services will stop at Stevenage. Learn more about Lumo trains.

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Frequently asked questions

Is Stevenage station open?

Stevenage station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Stevenage station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Stevenage station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Stevenage.

Are there toilets at Stevenage station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at Stevenage station.

Are dogs allowed at Stevenage station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Stevenage station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Stevenage

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Stevenage station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to CambridgeThameslink11:181Late
to CambridgeLondon North Eastern Railway11:283On time
to CambridgeGreat Northern11:325On time
to CambridgeThameslink11:321On time
to CambridgeThameslink11:334On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Kings CrossThameslink11:171Late
from London Kings CrossLondon North Eastern Railway11:273On time
from London Kings CrossThameslink11:314On time
from London Kings CrossThameslink11:311On time
from London Kings CrossThameslink11:384On time
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