How to get to Silverstone by train

Heading to Silverstone for the British Grand Prix MotoGP this weekend? We've got all the info you need to know about travelling there by train, including which station to go to, and upcoming train times.

What is the nearest train station to Silverstone?

The nearest train station to Silverstone is Wolverton Rail Station, situated 10.3 miles away from the race track with direct train services from London Euston, Birmingham New Street and Northampton train stations.

Banbury, Milton Keynes Central and Northampton train stations are also less than 13 miles away, and you can hop on a bus from any of these stations to Silverstone.

How do you travel from London to Silverstone by train?

You can catch a direct Avanti West Coast train from London Euston to Wolverton, Bambury, Milton Keynes or Northampton to make your way to Silverstone.



Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:15 - 11:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Please note that staff help is only available when the ticket office is open.

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.

Customer Service notes

We are open from 07:00 to 19:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 16:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and all Bank Holidays except Christmas Day. A recorded message service is available outside of these hours.


**Wolvertonÿÿis accredited by the Secure Station Scheme**

Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameWolverton
Car parking spaces238
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£178.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces40
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
station forecourt
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Access to Booking Hall and Birmingham platform via ramp or 8 steps. Footbridge with 27 steps up and down to Warwick platform (2). Alternative step-free access from eastern side of station to Warwick platform. Step-free route between platforms is 360m, entrance to Birmingham platform from car park at southern end of platform. Additional entrance to Birmingham platform at northern end of platform.ÿ Please note there is a large gap between the train and the platform which some users may find difficult.

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

Accessible taxis are not available

About Silverstone

Silverstone Circuit is home to the British Grand Prix and is built on the site of a World War II Royal Air Force bomber station. The Arena Grand Prix Circuit is 5.9 km and involves 18 turns. Its capacity is 150,000.

Departures and arrivals from Wolverton

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Wolverton station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains16:13Late
to London EustonWest Midlands Trains16:18On time
to Milton Keynes CentralWest Midlands Trains16:29On time
to NorthamptonWest Midlands Trains16:49On time
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains17:02On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains16:18On time
from NorthamptonWest Midlands Trains16:28On time
from Milton Keynes CentralWest Midlands Trains16:48On time
from London EustonWest Midlands Trains17:01On time
from NorthamptonWest Midlands Trains17:06On time

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