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Wellingborough station lies on the eastern edge of the quaint market town of Wellingborough and offers easy access to the big city.

Trains to London St Pancras International reach the capital in less than an hour, carrying commuters from the immediate neighbourhood as well as from the nearby villages of Higham Ferrers, Irchester, Rushden and Wollaston.

The station was built by the Midland Railway in 1857, and much of the original building remains, although the canopies have since been removed. The charming redbrick exterior featured in 2005 British film Kinky Boots, which celebrated Northamptonshire's famous shoe-making industry.

Situated on the north side of the River Nene, Wellingborough is a picturesque town with retail at its heart. All major high street chains can be found in the town centre, and the Swansgate shopping centre is a local landmark. Behind it, just over Swanspool Brook, you'll find local cultural attractions, such as Wellingborough Museum and The Castle Theatre.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 06:00 - 22:15
Sunday 06:45 - 22:15
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxAvailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces531
Carpark charges
Annual£1053.00
Daily£9.50
Monthly£122.00
Off-peak£5.00
Three Monthly£341.00
Weekly£38.50
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces42
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
adjacent to north car park
Cycle storage notes<p>Adjacent to the North Car Park</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

level to platform 1 northbound. Staff assistance via foot crossing to platform 2 southbound

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

A number of black cabs are available from the station front throughout the day.  These are wheelchair accessible.

Trains to Wellingborough station

Wellingborough train station is mainly served by East Midlands Railway trains, which connect Wellingborough to London St Pancras (1h 5m), Nottingham (1h 17m), Bedford (19m) and Corby (21m). These are all direct EMR services, which run every hour throughout the day.

Wellingborough train station arrivals and departures

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

Wellingborough station's main concourse is off Midland Road. It has a ticket counter and ticket machines and leads directly onto platform 1 (towards Kettering). The platform also has two additional side entrances, used when the ticket hall is closed. A footbridge with lifts connects to platforms 2 and 3.

Toilets are located outside the station, with one easy-access toilet on platform 1. There are two car parks outside, and a bike rack on platform 1.

Wellingborough train station parking

Wellingborough station has two car parks right outside the main entrance. Step-free access is available not only at the car parks but throughout the station.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Wellingborough train station open?

Wellingborough train station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The railway 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 Wellingborough train station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Wellingborough 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 Wellingborough station.

Are there toilets at Wellingborough train station?

Yes, toilets are available to use at Wellingborough train station.

Are dogs allowed at Wellingborough train station?

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

Departures and arrivals from Wellingborough

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Wellingborough station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to NottinghamEast Midlands Railway12:531On time
to London St Pancras InternationalEast Midlands Railway12:592On time
to London St Pancras InternationalEast Midlands Railway13:102Late
to CorbyEast Midlands Railway13:361On time
to NottinghamEast Midlands Railway13:531On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London St Pancras InternationalEast Midlands Railway12:521On time
from CorbyEast Midlands Railway12:582On time
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway13:092Late
from London St Pancras InternationalEast Midlands Railway13:351On time
from London St Pancras InternationalEast Midlands Railway13:521On time
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