Stowmarket

Address

Stowmarket station
Station Road East
Stowmarket
IP14 1RQ

Ticket office

Monday to Friday: 6:15 AM to 7:30 PM
Saturday: 7:20 AM to 4:30 PM
Sunday: 9:15 AM to 6:30 PM

Station details

Alerts

Step free access between platforms is via the 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 Colchester and London, and Prentice Road when heading towards Diss and Norwich.

General information

Station Operator: LE
Station Code: SMK
Staffing Level: partTime
CCTV: Yes

Ticket buying & collection

Oyster Pre Pay: No
Oyster Validator: No
Smartcard Issued: Yes
Smartcard Validaton: Yes
Oyster Topup: No
Prepurchase Collection: Yes
Smartcard Topup: Yes
Ticket Machine: Yes
Penalty Fares: Applicable Operators: Greater Anglia

Passenger services

Lost Property Contact Available: No
Website: Go to website
Ticket Gate: No
Customer Services:

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 Points: Yes
Customer Help Points Note:

Help points available on platforms 1 and 2

Station facilities

ATM Machine: Yes
ATM Machine Note: Located by the ticket office
Baby Change: Yes
Seated Area: Yes
Passenger Information Systems: DepartureScreens, Announcements, ArrivalScreens
Shops: Yes
Shops Note: News agent
Station Buffet: Yes
Station Buffet Note: Coffee kiosk Cold drinks vending machine Food vending machine
Telephones (Cards & Coins): Yes
Toilets: Yes
Toilets Note: The toilets are located on Platform 2.
Waiting Room: No

Car parking

Car parking: Yes
Name: Station Car Park
Operator: National Car Parks Ltd
Spaces: 382
Annual Charge: £1180.00
Daily Charge: £6.50
Monthly Charge: £118.00
Off Peak Charge: £4.00
Three Monthly Charge: £337.00
Weekly Charge: £30.00
Car Parking Contact Available: No
Website: Go to website

Cycling

Cycle Storage Availability: Yes
Sheltered: yes
Spaces: 74
Type: Lockers
Location: cycle storage in the car park and on each platform
Cycle Storage CCTV: No

Other transport

Location for rail replacement services:

Substitute buses stop outside mainstation entrance (Prentice Road)

Taxi Rank: Yes
Taxi Rank Note:

There is a taxi firm located by the car park entrance.

Bus Service: Yes
Bus Service Note:

Local bus services

Accessibility

Accessible Booking Office Counter: Yes
Accessible Public Telephones: No
Accessible Toilets: Yes
Induction Loop: Yes
Wheelchairs Available: No
Ramp For Train Access: Yes
Step Free Access: No
Step Free Access Note:

This station has step free access between platforms via the level crossing. For journeys towards Diss and Norwich use Creeting Road West and for journeys towards Colchester and London please use Prentice Road. Distance between the two platforms is approximately 600 metres of 5 minutes walk.

This station is a category B3 station according to ORR station classification system. https://www.orr.gov.uk/media/10955

Assistance meeting point is the ticket office.

Accessible Taxis: No
Accessible Taxis Note:

Details of nearest taxis are shown on station information poster

Accessible Ticket Machines: Yes
Impaired Mobility Set Down: No
Staff Help Available: Yes
Staff Help Available Opening Times: Monday to Friday 6:15 AM to 7:30 PM
Saturday 7:20 AM to 4:30 PM
Sunday 9:15 AM to 6:30 PM
Staff Help Available Note: Assistance at this station is provided by a member of platform staff. Outside of these hours on board train staff will provide assistance. Booking is recommended.
Assisted Travel:

As an alternative to the above number, please use 0345 600 7245 (option 4) if calling from a mobile.

The information in this document was generated 26/09/2021 12:17:34