Melton Mowbray Train Station

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Melton Mowbray Train Station


Melton Mowbray Station
Burton Street
Melton Mowbray
LE13 1AF
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Station overview

A ticket office is available. Ticket office
A ticket machine is available. Ticket machine
A phone box is available. Phone box
Toilets are available. Toilets
Facility Information
Ticket office opening hours Monday to Friday: 06:45 to 13:40 Saturday: 06:45 to 13:40 Sunday: Closed
Self service ticket machines A ticket machine is available.
Collection of pre-purchased tickets Collection of pre-purchased tickets is available.
Service Information
British Transport Police 0800 40 50 40
CCTV CCTV systems are available.
Rail Replacement Service

Outside the station

Information Systems
  • Departure screens
  • Arrival screens
Service Information
Melton Mowbray station customer services Customer services are not available here.
Left luggage Left luggage is not available.
Lost property Lost property is not available at the station.
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.
Toilets information The toilets are located in the Main Waiting Room. The National key toilets are located in the Main Waiting Room; these toilets are operated by a radar key.
Baby changing Baby changing facilities are not available.
Pay phone Pay phones are available. Cards and coins
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 A cashpoint 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


Customer help points available Customer help points are available.
Customer help points information

platform 1 only

Staff help
Staff help opening times
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

Taxi number displayed on useful information poster

Accessible public pay phones


National key toilets National key toilets are available.
Step free access coverage Whole Station

Category B

Step free access to platform 1. Access to Platform 2 is only via a stepped footbridge. 

This platform 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 not available.
Ticket gates Ticket gates are not present.
Station Car Park. (Pay by RingGO available)
Operator East Midlands Railway
Spaces 68
Opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 24 Hours a Day
  • Saturday: 24 Hours a Day
  • Sunday: 24 Hours a Day
  • Off peak: £2.00
  • Per hour: N/A
  • Daily: £4.00
  • Weekly: £12.00
  • Monthly: £40.00
  • Three monthly: £108.00
  • Six monthly: £n/a
  • Annual: £400.00
Contact details
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 32
Sheltered No
Transport Information
Taxi rank available A taxi rank is available.
Taxi rank information

Mowbray 01664 483101 Manor 01664 565533 ABM 01664 561016

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

Melton Mowbray train station has been serving the Leicestershire town since it first opened in 1846. The station sits on the line operating between Birmingham New Street and Cambridge, with services to Stansted Airport.

The station first opened as Melton in 1846, with a building that is thought to have been designed by William Parsons and Sancton Wood. The original building is still standing, with a porte-cochère added in at a later date. Twenty years following the original construction of Melton station, a snowstorm caused the roof to collapse onto the platforms and train lines, though fortunately no passengers were injured. The line was quickly cleared and repairs made to ensure that the station was safe going forward.

Since its original opening, the name has changed several times. Originally known as Melton, it was renamed Melton Mowbray in 1876 and changed again to Melton Mowbray South in 1923. In 1957, it was changed to Melton Mowbray Town to differentiate it from Melton Mowbray North, and was finally – permanently – changed to Melton Mowbray in 1965. As well as name changes, Melton Mowbray station has seen some aesthetic updates over the years too. In 2011, a large refurbishment project saw upgraded canopies, resurfaced platforms, passenger information screens, improved accessibility, and a new footbridge. This refurbishment project saw the station commended at the National Rail Awards in 2014!

Melton Mowbray train station services trains operated by East Midlands Railway and CrossCountry, taking you to Melton Mowbray from the local Leicestershire area, the Midlands, and the rest of the UK. Popular routes on CrossCountry include Leicester to Melton Mowbray, Birmingham to Melton Mowbray, Stansted Airport to Melton Mowbray, and Cambridge to Melton Mowbray .

At Melton Mowbray train station, facilities include toilets and accessible toilets in the main waiting room, pay phones, CCTV, bicycle parking, and a car park open 24/7.

Things to do in Melton Mowbray

A visit to Melton Mowbray would not be complete without stopping by Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe to sample the famous Melton Mowbray Pork Pie. Since 1851, Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe has been baking the beloved pork pie that has become a symbol of Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, and England itself. With cheeses, meats, cakes, and hampers on offer, there is no better place to stop in for a snack or to buy some treats to take home with you.

For a day of enjoying being outside and taking in the fresh air, Melton Country Park is the perfect destination. With playgrounds for little ones to enjoy, sports fields for organised matches, open lawns for picnics and family games, and plenty of natural scenery and unmissable wildlife. Melton Country Park is situated only 1.7 miles away from the train station, so why not take a walk through the town centre to stock up on your picnic and enjoy an afternoon in the wide open spaces?

For a day rooted in Leicestershire heritage, we recommend a trip to the Melton Carnegie Museum. With ever-changing exhibitions on local history, art, and wildlife, there is plenty for adults and kids alike to learn. The museum often runs special events and talks from experts and historians, so make sure to be on the lookout for inspiring historical learning opportunities!

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