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Abellio Greater Anglia manage all services and operations at Wivenhoe train station. Sitting on the Sunshine Coast Line daily services are available to other stations including Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea. The town of Wivenhoe sits on the River Colne in the county of Essex. Monday to Friday two trains arrive hourly en route to the town of Colchester this service drops to one service per hour on Sundays. The fastest journey time for this route is 8 minutes. Platform 2 sees daily services heading to Clacton-on-Sea, this journey can be done in around 25 minutes, with stops at Thorpe-le-Soken.  

Wivenhoe station has two platforms connected via a footbridge. Facilities available for passengers travelling from this station include a waiting room, toilets, and additional outdoor seating. Ticketing facilities include a ticket office open from Monday through to Sunday and a ticket machine on platform 1. A bus stop can be found just a short walk from the main entrance of the station 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 06:10:00 until 20:30:00
  • Saturday open from 06:15:00 until 20:30:00
  • Sunday open from 09:15:00 until 16:15:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at specific times. Please check at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Shops notePhotobooth available in Booking Hall on platform 1. Bookshelf in Booking Hall for books to borrow.
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Station kiosk, selling hot and cold drinks, hot and cold food, newspapers and magazines.
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Step free access only available on to the Colchester/London bound platform. The Clacton bound platform can only be accessed via the footbridge or public footpath from Clifton Terrace with steps.
Toilets notestoilets available when the ticket office is open in the ticket hall
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Assistance at this station is provided by platform staff or onboard member of staff
Customer Service notes
Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00. Sunday 10:00-20:00. Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00. The hours shown are for the Customer Relations team on 0345 600 7245 (option 8). Closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNational Car Parks Ltd
Car parking spaces55
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces40
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
20 cycle spaces on station forecourt plus 20 in the car park
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Wivenhoe station is served by a taxi rank or a cab office. Check availability before travelling, and pre-book if necessary. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

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Departures and arrivals from Wivenhoe

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Wivenhoe station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Walton-on-the-NazeGreater Anglia15:152On time
to Walton-on-the-NazeGreater Anglia15:231On time
to Walton-on-the-NazeGreater Anglia15:242On time
to Walton-on-the-NazeGreater Anglia15:321On time
to Walton-on-the-NazeGreater Anglia16:152On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from ColchesterGreater Anglia15:152On time
from ColchesterGreater Anglia15:231On time
from ColchesterGreater Anglia15:232On time
from ColchesterGreater Anglia15:321On time
from ColchesterGreater Anglia16:152On time
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