Frequent services (every 15-30 minutes during weekday peak times) run through Stowmarket train station between Norwich and Ipswich, with less regular services connecting with Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds.
Bus stops just outside the station connect with local destinations including Elmswell, Needham Market and Thurston.
It’s a 3-minute walk to Stowmarket town centre. Norwich International Airport is 40 miles north, and Stansted Airport is 60 miles away by road.
Stowmarket is a station in Suffolk operated by Abellio Greater Anglia. This station has ticket machines and ticket-on-departure is available. Thankfully, there are toilets. There's a newsagent. All platforms are step free accessible. There's at least one cashpoint. The station is staffed part time. There is a car park with 382 spaces available at this station. There are 74 spaces to lock up your bike as well. There is a staffed ticket office and it is open at the following times - Monday - Friday: 06:15 - 19:30, Saturday: 07:20 - 16:30, Sunday: 09:15 - 18:30.
Step free access between platforms is via level crossing although some wheelchair users may find this route difficult so are advised to access the station via Creeting Road West for Journeys towards Diss and Norwich and Prentice Road for journeys towards Colchester and London)
Stowmarket station, Station Road East, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1RQ
Abellio Greater Anglia
Customer Information Systems
Departure Screens, Announcements, Arrival Screens
Monday - Friday: 06:15 - 19:30
Saturday: 07:20 - 16:30
Sunday: 09:15 - 18:30
Applicable Operators: Greater Anglia
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).
Step free access between platforms is via level crossing. However people with restricted mobility are advised to use Creeting Road West for journeys towards Diss and Norwich and Prentice Road for journeys towards Colchester and London.
Customer Help Points
Help points available on platforms 1 and 2
Please note that assistance is only available during the station staffed hours (see above), unless pre-booked.
Monday - Friday: 05:00 - 22:15
Saturday: 05:00 - 22:15
Sunday: 07:15 - 22:15
Accessible Ticket Machines
Accessible Booking Office Counter
Ramp for Train Access
Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster
National Key Toilets
Impaired Mobility Pick-up Points
cycle storage in the car park and on each platform