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Willington train station first opened in 1839 after several name changes it was closed in 1968. In 1994 the station was reopened and given its original name. Sitting on the Cardiff to Nottingham Line the station sits between Burton-on-Trent and Derby. Daily services from Willington are available to stations including Derby and Birmingham New Street. From platform 2 passengers can head to Birmingham New Street there are both through services available and services that require may require a change at Derby. Seven trains arrive from Monday to Saturday direct to the town of Derby, the fastest journey time for the route is 8 minutes.  


The station has two platforms connected via a subway. Facilities at the station include a shelter and outdoor seating on both platforms. There is no step-free access available to the platforms. The closest station that offers step-free access is Burton-on-Trent. Willington station does not have any ticketing facilities available passengers wanting to travel from this station must either purchase their tickets in advance or once on board the train.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Willington are:
  • Burton-on-Trent
  • Derby
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
To ensure that we provide the best service possible we recommend that customers who require assistance book with us and provide at least 1 working day's notice. We will always aim to assist customers whether they have booked assistance or not. Booking assistance gives you the extra reassurance that your needs will be met. We operate some stations that are either unstaffed or only staffed at certain times. If we are given prior notification, it will allow us to put in place the necessary arrangements to ensure you are able to make the journey you want.
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Access to both up and down platforms is via stairways

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

Taxi number displayed on Useful Information Poster.

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Departures and arrivals from Willington

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Willington station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to NottinghamCrossCountry12:241On time
to Birmingham New StreetCrossCountry13:172On time
to Birmingham New StreetCrossCountry15:172On time
to NottinghamCrossCountry15:261On time
to Birmingham New StreetCrossCountry17:172On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Cardiff CentralCrossCountry12:241On time
from NottinghamCrossCountry13:172On time
from NottinghamCrossCountry15:172On time
from Cardiff CentralCrossCountry15:261On time
from NottinghamCrossCountry17:172On time
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