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Hinckley (Leics) Train Station

Address

Hinckley Station
Station Road
Hinckley
Leicestershire
LE10 1UE
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Station overview

A ticket office is available. Ticket office
A ticket machine is available. Ticket machine
Wheelchairs are available. Wheelchairs
Toilets are available. Toilets
 
Time
Destination
Platform
Facility Information
Ticket office opening hours Monday to Friday: 06:40 to 13:00 Saturday: 06:40 to 13:00 Sunday: No

Self service ticket machines A ticket machine is available.
Collection of pre-purchased tickets Collection of pre-purchased tickets is available.
Get Oyster card here Oyster Pre-Pay not is available.
Top up Oyster pay as you go here Oyster top up is not available.
Use Oyster pay as you go here Oyster top up is not available.
Service Information
British Transport Police 0800 40 50 40
CCTV CCTV systems are available.
Rail Replacement Service

is outside the station

Information Systems Information systems are not available.
Service Information
Hinckley (Leics) Station customer services Customer services are not available here.
Left luggage Left luggage is not available.
Left luggage contact details

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Lost property Lost property is not available at the station.
Lost property contact details

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Telephone: 03457 125678

Facility Information
Lounge A first class lounge is not available.
Lounge opening hours A first class lounge is not available.
Facility Information
Seating area A seating area is not available.
Waiting rooms Waiting rooms are not available.
Trolleys Trolleys are not available.
Refreshment facilities Refreshment facilities are not available.
Toilets Toilets are available.
Baby changing Baby changing facilities are not available.
Pay phone Pay phones are not available.
Public Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is not available.
Post box A Post box is not available.
Tourist information office A tourist information office is not available.
Cashpoint An ATM machine is not available.
Bureau de change A bureau de change is not available.
Shops Shops are not available.
Showers Showers are not available.
Facility Information
Helpline information

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

Helpline contact details

08000 11 33 23

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Customer help points Customer help points are available.

Platform 1 only

Staff help Staff help is available.

To book passenger assistance please call 08000 11 33 23.  We recommend you book assistance 12 hours in advance.  Assistance will be provided by the On Train Team.

Staff help opening times Monday to Friday: 06:40 to 13:00 Saturday: 06:40 to 13:00 Sunday: No
Accessible ticket machines Accessible ticket machines are not available.
Accessible ticket office counter An accessible ticket office counter is not available.
Induction loop An induction loop is available.
Ramp for train access A ramp for train access is not available.
Accessible taxis Accessible taxis are not available.
Accessible public pay phones Accessible public pay phones are not available.
National key toilets National key toilets are not available.
Step free access coverage Partial Station

Category B

Platform 1 has step free access via a short ramp. Platform 2 has step free access via a ramped bridge with a moderate gradient. 

This station has tactile paving at the edge of each platform.

Impaired mobility set down Impaired mobility set down Machine is not available.
Disabled parking Disable parking is not available.
Wheelchairs Wheelchairs are available.
Ticket gates Ticket gates are not present.
Station Car Park. (Pay by RingGO available) www.myringgo.co.uk/parkinglocator/23313
Operator East Midlands Railway
Spaces 63
Opening times
  • Monday to Friday:24 Hours a Day
  • Saturday:24 Hours a Day
  • Sunday:24 Hours a Day
Contact details https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Bus services available Bus services are available.
Bus services information

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

Cycle storage available Cycle storage is available.
Storage type Stands
Spaces 16
Sheltered Yes
CCTV True
Storage location

Platform 1

Transport Information
Taxi rank available

Station 01455 614444 Orion 01455 612164 Hinckley 01455 250123

Airport available Airport information is not available.
Port available Port information is not available.

Hinckley Railway Station is located in the town of Hinckley, situated halfway between Leicester and Coventry. The first railway line here was built in 1861 between Hinckley and Nuneaton, and Hinckley Railway Station was built in the same year. At first, this line was only 4.5 miles long, but this was extended in 1862 to connect the line to Wigston Magna, near Leicester.

The original station was built south of the town in open fields, but as the town grew over the next 150 years, the station became more important to the local economy. Redevelopments over the years have seen the platforms rebuilt and new private offices added.

Facilities at Hinckley Railway Station include 63 parking spaces of which 2 are accessible, and bicycle stands. Toilets can be found on the Main Concourse, step-free access and wheelchairs are available. For more information about how CrossCountry can help please see our priority seating and travel assistance options for your journey.

Hinckley Station is served by several bus and tram lines so continuing your journey via public transport is easy. CrossCountry serves popular routes to this station such as Leicester to Hinckley, Birmingham to Hinckley and Nuneaton to Hinckley.

Things to do in Hinckley

There is plenty to keep you entertained if you choose to visit Hinckley with CrossCountry. Burbage Common and Woods is only a two mile walk from Hinckley Railway Station, or twenty minutes by bus. The common boasts 200 acres of walks and wildlife and is the perfect place to give your dog some exercise. History buffs might also like to visit the Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre where you can see a variety of temporary and permanent exhibits of local history.

If you prefer your activities with a little more vroom, you will enjoy the Triumph Factory Visitor Experience tour. Here you can learn all about the history and manufacture of these world-famous motorbikes.

Elsewhere in town, you can visit the Hinckley and District Museum on Lower Bond Street. The museum describes itself as a ‘small museum, hidden treasures’, so who knows what you will discover. Check before you visit though as it’s not open all year round. Another local curiosity is the Haunted Antiques Paranormal Research Centre on Regent Street. Here you can experience the first-ever paranormal research centre in the UK, examine the antique collection, or simply take part in one of the escape rooms they host.

For a more down-to-earth experience, Hinckley also offers a cinema and leisure centre, and a variety of shows are hosted at the Concordia Theatre on Stockwell Head. To keep the kids entertained why not look out for Bubbles Active Play centre in Sketchley Meadows, suitable for children up to 12 years of age. Hinckley town centre also offers a range of shopping and leisure options, and you can top off your visit with a stop at one of the many local cafes and restaurants.

Book your journey to Hinkley today with one of CrossCountry’s ticket options, and see what else there is to discover.

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