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Watlington Railway Station serves the village of Watlington in Norfolk with regular Great Northern services on the Fen Line. Great Northern trains from Watlington typically run hourly between Kings Cross (from platform 1) and King’s Lynn (from platform 2). In off-peak hours, these services run non-stop between London and Cambridge. In peak periods, Greater Anglia operates additional services to London Liverpool Street.  

Watlington’s original station buildings still stand but are in private use today. However, the station signal box, located on the London-bound platform 1, is still in active use. Facilities at Watlington Station include cycle storage units and self-service ticketing machines from which the full range of fares may be purchased or collected. The self-service machines are located on platform 1 (for London). Basic waiting shelters with seating are provided for passenger comfort on both platforms, along with help points and payphones. There is step-free access to both platforms, and platform interchange is via level crossing. 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayClosed
WeekdaysClosed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Watlington are:
  • Downham Market
  • Kings Lynn
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
 Please phone the Helpline to ensure arrangements are in place on 0800 058 2844.
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
car park area
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
Step free access to both platforms, however this is an unstaffed station and some assistance may be required. Please phone the Helpline on 0800 058 2844.
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

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Departures and arrivals from Watlington

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Watlington station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London Kings CrossGreat Northern05:511On time
to London Kings CrossGreat Northern06:511On time
to Kings LynnGreat Northern07:232On time
to London Kings CrossGreat Northern07:511On time
to Kings LynnGreat Northern08:272On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Kings LynnGreat Northern05:511On time
from Kings LynnGreat Northern06:511On time
from London Kings CrossGreat Northern07:232On time
from Kings LynnGreat Northern07:511On time
from London Kings CrossGreat Northern08:262On time
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