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Located on the Leicester to Loughborough line, Syston train station offers its passengers a rich menu of interesting destination choices. East Midlands trains run hourly both southwards to Leicester and northwards to Loughborough, Nottingham and Lincoln with easy connections to London also possible. The town of Syston has plenty of amenities with several cafés within an easy stroll of the station while the much larger centre of Leicester is just 8 minutes away. Leicester is known for its history, galleries and museums and also now for its Richard III connection. In 2012 in a Leicester car-park ancient human remains were discovered – later identified as those of Richard III. The King Richard III Visitor Centre now tells the story of this king's life and allows visitors to see the exact site where his remains were unearthed. Other city highlights include the Roman baths Jewry Wall Museum, the cathedral and the award-winning National Space Centre.

A little further – 15 minutes from Syston train station – can be found the university town of Loughborough with its beautiful Queen's Park boasting 2 museums and a maze. Loughborough station is also the main station on the Great Central Railway's 8-mile line - the country's only mainline heritage railway and the only place in the world where enthusiasts can watch steam trains pass each other. The historic city of Nottingham complete with its castle and shrouded in Robin Hood legend is 42 minutes by train while the picturesque cathedral city of Lincoln with its medieval heritage is a 1 hour 43 minute train journey from Syston.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysClosed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities

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

  • Sileby
  • Leicester
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark charges
Annual£260.00
Daily£2.20
Monthly£26.00
Three Monthly£73.00
Weekly£8.50
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes<p>3 Cycle Racks</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Ramp access to single platform

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

Taxi number displayed on the station information poster.

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Departures and arrivals from Syston

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Syston station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to LeicesterEast Midlands Railway07:141On time
to NottinghamEast Midlands Railway07:351On time
to LeicesterEast Midlands Railway08:101On time
to LincolnEast Midlands Railway08:341On time
to LeicesterEast Midlands Railway09:111On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from LoughboroughEast Midlands Railway07:131On time
from LeicesterEast Midlands Railway07:351On time
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway08:101On time
from LeicesterEast Midlands Railway08:341On time
from SleafordEast Midlands Railway09:111On time
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