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Weston-super-Mare means ‘Weston-on-Sea’, and the name says it all. Originally a collection of fishing villages, this charming town grew into a fashionable resort in the 19th century thanks to the Victorian craze for sea bathing.

The first trains arrived here in 1841, and for the first ten years most carriages were pulled into town by horses; steam locomotives didn’t take over until 1851. Today, the site of the original station – designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel – is marked by a scale replica of the North Star, the first locomotive to run on the Great Western Railway.

The current station opened in 1914 and connects to important hubs in the south-west and Wales, including Bristol Temple Meads and Cardiff Central.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:10 - 17:45
Saturday 06:10 - 17:45
Sunday 08:30 - 18:20
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
During normal staffed hours.
Customer Service notes
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces120
Carpark charges
Annual£455.50
Daily£2.50
Monthly£38.50
Three Monthly£114.00
Weekly£12.50
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces42
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
At the front of the station
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

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Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Trains to Weston-super-Mare station

Weston-super-Mare train station is mainly served by GWR trains, which connect London Paddington to Weston-super-Mare in 2h 14m, Bristol Temple Meads to Weston-super-Mare in 27m and Penzance to Weston-super-Mare in 3h 59m.

Need more information on how to get to Weston-super-Mare by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Weston-super-Mare.

How to get from Weston-super-Mare station to the beach

It takes around 10 minutes to walk from Weston-super-Mare station to the beach. Turn left out of the station onto Neva Road then turn left onto Walliscote Road. At the next junction, turn right onto Ellenborough Park road and keep walking until you see the beach in front of you.

Weston-super-Mare train station departures and arrivals

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

The station consists of two platforms linked by a footbridge. It can be accessed on either side, with the ticket office at the northern entrance off Neva Road. From the ticket office, passengers have direct access to platform 2; platform 1 can be accessed via a footbridge or the southern entrance off Station Approach. Toilets can be found at the back of the station by a disused bay platform opposite platform 2.

Weston-super-Mare train station parking

Weston-super-Mare has two car parks on each side of the building. Step-free access is available at both car parks.

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Frequently asked questions

Is Weston-super-Mare station open?

Weston-super-Mare 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 Weston-super-Mare station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Weston-super-Mare 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 Weston-super-Mare.

Are there toilets at Weston-super-Mare station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at Weston-super-Mare station.

Are dogs allowed at Weston-super-Mare station?

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

How do I get from Weston-super-Mare station to the beach?

It’s a 10-minute walk from Weston-super-Mare station to Weston Bay, with its sandy beach, superb views out to Wales and historic pier – originally a steamboat jetty, it is now dotted with tearooms and family-friendly amusements.

Departures and arrivals from Weston-super-Mare

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Weston-super-Mare station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway23:132On time
to Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway23:262On time
to Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway23:402On time
to TauntonGreat Western Railway05:341Scheduled
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway05:451Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from TauntonGreat Western Railway23:112On time
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway23:252On time
from Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway23:392On time
from London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway00:152On time
from Bristol Temple MeadsGreat Western Railway05:311Scheduled
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