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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 

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Wivenhoe station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:10 - 20:30
Saturday 06:15 - 20:30
Sunday 07:50 - 16:15
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Shops note<p>Photobooth available in Booking Hall on platform 1.</p> <p>Bookshelf in Booking Hall for books to borrow.</p>
Telephone typesCoins and cards
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
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Nearest station with more facilities

The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Wivenhoe are:

  • Colchester
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Please note that assistance is only available during the station staffed hours (see above), unless pre-booked.

Customer Service notes

Monday-Saturday 08:00-20:00ÿ
Sunday 10:00-20:00ÿ
Bank Holidays 09:00-18:00ÿ

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 opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNational Car Parks Ltd
Car parking spaces55
Carpark charges
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
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

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 with steps.

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

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

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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 ColchesterGreater Anglia09:321On time
to Walton-on-the-NazeGreater Anglia10:152On time
to Clacton-on-SeaGreater Anglia10:232On time
to London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia10:231On time
to ColchesterGreater Anglia10:321On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Walton-on-the-NazeGreater Anglia09:321On time
from ColchesterGreater Anglia10:152On time
from London Liverpool StreetGreater Anglia10:232On time
from Clacton-on-SeaGreater Anglia10:231On time
from Walton-on-the-NazeGreater Anglia10:321On time
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